While all eyes in America were turned to President Obama's looming decision on the Keystone XL pipeline, Canadian regulators on Thursday approved another pipeline that could play a role in bringing tar sands to America.
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"The NTSB is concerned that major loss of life, property damage and environmental consequences can occur when large volumes of crude oil or other flammable liquids are transported on a single train involved in an accident."
The New Jersey Pinelands Commission voted Friday to reject a pipeline that would have crossed 10 miles of protected national reserve to supply a coastal power plant with natural gas -- and Christie appointee David Samson's law firm represents the power plant.