Maine town passes oilsands moratorium
(Source: Huffington Post, December 17, 2013)
SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine — The city council in South Portland, Maine, has placed a moratorium on shipments of Canadian oilsands product, a move that was met with “cheers and a standing ovation,” according to local news sources. While the city of South Portland — population 25,000 — is hardly a major player in the oil industry, the move is a sign that oilsands producers’ hopes for a “plan B” replacement for the Keystone XL pipeline could run into political problems of their own.
Full story: Huffington Post
Wednesday, December 18, 2013
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