As the two-year anniversary of the Kalamazoo River tar sands oil spill in Michigan comes around on Wednesday, I wanted to share more resources on tar sands oil and how people are taking action.
I believe in the power of education. We can never read too much about an issue. The more we know, the more we understand why we need to change and how we can best achieve our goal. So, without further ado:
Out on the Tar Sands Mainline: Mapping Enbridge’s Web of Pipelines. This is a report on, well, Enbridge’s pipelines.
Oil Spill Wake-Up Moment: This article reflects on learning lessons from Kalamazoo and viewing it as a wake-up moment for Enbridge and other pipeline corporations to ensure better safety standards. I think that the wake-up moment relates to the need to stop these kinds of pipelines, but it’s an interesting article nonetheless.
Human “Oil Spill” Protests Pipeline Expansion: This is a video of the first of many human oil spills occurring around the country in honor of the Kalamazoo spill anniversary. Take a look at the video below: