tarsands

Pace Picks Up to Stop Canadian Tar Sand Projects in Mobile

Pace Picks Up to Stop Canadian Tar Sand Projects in Mobile

Tarsands are already shipping through metro Mobile’s residential neighborhoods and downtown business area, with plans to eventually increase to more than 120 carloads of tar sand oil per day. That translates to more than 2 million gallons of oil entering the city every day. The danger to the community far outweighs any potential benefit.

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Mobile Bay Sierra Club Hosting Tar Sands Action Meeting

Mobile Bay Sierra Club Hosting Tar Sands Action Meeting

A series of permits have been granted in 2011/2012 that could make Mobile a key U.S. delivery point of Canadian tarsand oil for export to Asia and Europe, including the expansion of the Asphalt Company’s storage facility to hold millions of gallons along the Mobile River and beneath the watershed that supplies drinking water for the City of Mobile.

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