Tag: pipeline

Mayflower Arkansas Oil Spill Hillbillies

Some college kids got together and riffed on the Beverly Hillbillies theme, but set in Mayflower, Arkansas, the scene of a major Exxon oil pipeline spill. Information about the spill has been tightly controlled by Exxon. Enjoy the video, then be sure to submit your public comment to the State Dept before April 22nd! Background…

Clean Up Continues after Oil Pipeline Rupture in Mayflower, Arkansas

Clean up continues after the rupture earlier this week of a 60 year old Exxon pipeline in Mayflower, Arkansas. Independent news accounts have been difficult to come by as Exxon has been controlling the area, and press have not been able to document the full extent of the damage. The spill occurred March 29th, but…

Forward on Climate Rally Sunday Feb 17 in DC

48 environmental and civil rights leaders were arrested Thursday in front of the White House after planned civil disobedience to protest the Keystone XL tar sand pipeline project being considered by the State Department, and to demand that President Obama get serious about addressing climate change. The sit-in was planned to kick off a weekend…