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Keystoned? Exxon under fire as 10k barrels of oil spills on streets, floods Arkansas town

01.04.2013 10:38

ExxonMobil is continuing cleanup operations after an oil pipeline spilled thousands of barrels of Canadian crude in Arkansas. The spill has led many to speak out against oil sands exploitation and the construction of Keystone XL pipeline.

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Anonymous user 07.04.2013 02:40

Guys you have to react, can't be so passive & stupid and then what? Laughing won't resolve anythg.

 

Lise Richard 03.04.2013 21:52

Cant blame Canadiens but can sure blame CanGov. Harper regime is ruining this country; and yours!
I hope this makes opposition to the XL Pipeline even stronger and the Obama Government tells Harper where to shove his pipeline!
Don't let him destroy your country and continue to rape ours! Selling our oil at bargain basement prices and not caring about the destruction along the way
-From, ONE SAD CANUCK

Anonymous user 03.04.2013 14:55

Can't possibly blame Canada for this.

Anonymous user 03.04.2013 14:54

"Emergency" ; clean up crew looks like it's on a picnic. Go USA.

Anonymous user 03.04.2013 02:36

"Heavy crude" is tar sands sludge. How much of this spill soaked into the ground?

Anonymous user 03.04.2013 02:34

Other reports state 189,000 gallons spilled. Reporters denied access to site.

Anonymous user 02.04.2013 21:13

"I blame people" Or maybe they could maintain what they have instead of getting everything they want

Anonymous user 02.04.2013 20:50

There goes the gas prices, $7.00 gal?

Anonymous user 02.04.2013 18:29

I blame people who won't allow new lines. Lower the risk. You don't run 60yr old brakes in your car?

 

Jennifer Varnum 02.04.2013 16:52

So Richard Steiner, which side do you advocate for? Is your company, Oasis Earth really concerned with protecting the earth and people affected by the stupidity of big oil companies?

Saying that, "It just goes to show, people make mistakes" sounds pretty pathetic in this situation! I hope these homeowners haven't hired you as their consultant. You also blame the state regulators. What about EXXON? You fail to mention their culpability!
I guess it all boils down to money. Exxon has it and the "little people" of Arkansas don't!

Anonymous user 02.04.2013 08:29

GoldMorgs, in remote area 100 K or 1 million barrel before being noticed ? railtransport is better

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