Arctic Ho! Canadian Official Proposes Yet Another Tar Sands Pipeline

As the Keystone XL and Northern Gateway pipeline construction projects have encountered repeated setbacks thanks to aggressive indigenous and environmental campaigns and repeated assertions that opening up the Alberta tar sands would mean “game over” for the climate, Canadian officials are reportedly considering an alternative pipeline route.

Alberta energy minister Ken Hughes announced Friday that the Canadian government is “mulling” the idea of building a line north to an Arctic port.

http://www.commondreams.org/headline/2013/04/26-5

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