Sometimes Obama gets it right
Yes, tar sands oil is dirty
No to the Keystone pipeline
The Canadian oil industry and its investors does not like to hear it, but at the dirty business of oil extraction goes, it’s hard to beat the mess that oil sands mining leaves behind.
That said, the oil is going to get extracted and it is going to get moved – by rail.
Crude oil shipments by rail are up up nine-fold since 2012.
Here’s that that disaster-in-the-making looks like: Bomb trains