As efforts against TransCanada’s plan to funnel highly toxic tar sands oil across the U.S. heartland to Texas through the Keystone XL pipeline continue, oil companies are trying new gimmicks to get tar sands to U.S. ports for export. Canadian oil giant Enbridge’s plan — called the Trailbreaker project — is to reverse the flow of two existing pipelines to get tar sands oil from Canada through New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine, where the oil would leave U.S. shores on super tankers. Click on this environmental headline to read more of this important story and for a way to click and take action!
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After the spiking of the Keystone XL pipeline by the Obama administration, the tar sands industry moved quickly to open an alternate route from Canada to Gulf Coast refineries. With the announcement of the pipeline deal, U.S. oil prices spiked, on the expectation that Canadian tar sands crude would no longer be locked in the