Canada disaster a lesson for Keystone XL opponents

Thomas Lifson
American greenies imagine they can save the planet by stopping construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, but in the real world they will expose Mother Gaia (and human beings) to greater harm by forcing more oil to be transported by rail.  Pipelines are far safer than rail transportation, as we are reminded by the horror that engulfed much of the town of Lac-Megantic, Quebec in flames.  Thirteen people are known dead, but as many as 50 are missing, while charred bodies still are being pulled from the ruins. This reality should haunt the nightmares of greenies, people generally given to worry. Forget global warming, this was real warming to hellish levels.  Even for those environmentalists who regard humans as a plague, the environmental damage in Lac-Megantic is severe. The AP reports: Crews were working to contain 27,000 gallons of light crude that spilled from the tankers and made its way into nearby waterways. There were fears it could flow into the St. Lawrence...(Read Full Post)

COMMENTS ON AMERICANTHINKER