In the wake of the State Department’s recent report on the Keystone XL pipeline, a group of Native American communities have added their voices to the calls to reject what some call the 'black snake.'
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Chicago’s Department of Public Health has found that the piles have violated dust and debris provisions of municipal environmental ordinances. City officials also claimed the issue was of “special concern ... because the facilities are located in a densely populated area of the city.”
Despite being the leader on the Northern Gateway -- opposed by many for the increased carbon emissions that come from tar sands extraction -- Enbridge says it has so far invested $3 billion in renewable energy.