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I do hope Obama continues to stop the pipeline from Canada

by Diana Forum moderator / December 20, 2012 7:26 PM PST
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they can't be satisfied
by James Denison / December 20, 2012 11:45 PM PST

If you spill oil into the ground, they scream "pollution". If instead you dig the oil out of the ground along with tar, they yell "devastation".

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(NT) Did you listen to the whole thing?
by Diana Forum moderator / December 21, 2012 3:12 AM PST
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Yes
by James Denison / December 21, 2012 2:32 PM PST

the area being mined looks terrible, but one day it will look beautiful again, after it's served us well.

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(NT) After the animals are all dead and the people are all gone.
by Diana Forum moderator / December 21, 2012 6:39 PM PST
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Google and learn
by James Denison / December 22, 2012 1:42 AM PST
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Me too. Because then they'd shut down the Tar Sands until
by Ziks511 / December 21, 2012 12:33 AM PST

mature technology emerges to make its recovery safe and minimally-destructive.

Rob

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Most of these pits
by James Denison / December 21, 2012 12:46 AM PST

after liners and clay layers are installed after they are finished can become wonderful lakes and recreation areas. We are already doing the same for landfills here in the US and all while pulling methane off them for power usage.

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I may be mistaken, but
by Roger NC / December 22, 2012 1:51 AM PST

didn't the local and state government want to stop it too? or at least objected to it's proposed route because of fears of damaging/contaminating the local water aquifer?

Isn't the clamor right now to take power away from the federal government and give it back to the local and state elected officials?

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