Your Opinion: Letter to the Editor

Don’t enhance risks for other oil spills
The Yellowstone oil pipeline burst is the third major U.S. oil disaster caused by Big Oil in just the last 15 months, after the Gulf of Mexico oil spill and Michigan’s Kalamazoo River oil spill.
This month is just a glimpse into what could unfold if the Keystone XL tar sands oil pipeline is approved. A thorough environmental review of the Keystone XL is essential, as it poses a huge risk to our communities, wildlife and natural resources. I’m counting on Congress to take this latest tragic spill as the final wake-up up call and oppose legislation to expedite the permit for the dangerous Keystone XL tar sands oil pipeline.
Teresa Evans

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