Post Reply Keystone Pipeline XL & Oil pipelines
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Posted 8 days ago
So I found an image that shows all of the Oil pipelines already running through the USA while looking at a discussion on the Keystone pipeline. How the narrative was set was that there were no pipelines running around that area but after looking at this map I am noticing the pipelines are already everywhere.

Existing pipelines:


Keystone:


It makes me wonder what all the fuss is about especially when some of the tribes in the area its running through are complaining that it doesn't hit their land because they want part of the revenue.
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Posted 8 days ago
I am sure China is very happy it's pipeline is getting approved
Posted 8 days ago

Rujikin wrote:

It makes me wonder what all the fuss is about especially when some of the tribes in the area its running through are complaining that it doesn't hit their land because they want part of the revenue.


The fuss is because the flow of oilgas is the only thing backing the US dollar. At least for some.

For environmentalist zealots, any development at all is a problem.

For 99.999999% of us, we just feel the "getting screwed" effects from the value of our currency being toyed with.
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Rujikin wrote:
Makes me wonder what all the fuss is about especially when some of the tribes in the area its running through are complaining that it doesn't hit their land because they want part of the revenue.


Because native tribes aren't a conglomerate hive-mind, individuals are going to have different opinions. The fuss in North Dakota is over the potential for an oil spill that would destroy their livelihood.

Evidently there are also ranchers protesting the government's use of imminent domain.
https://insideclimatenews.org/news/18082016/native-americans-sioux-tribe-protest-north-dakota-access-bakken-oil-pipeline-fossil-fuels

http://video.foxnews.com/v/5224601825001/?playlist_id=1821663211001#sp=show-clips
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Posted 5 days ago

Rujikin wrote:

Existing pipelines:



Compare this graphics pipeline route to The New York Times' graphic of oil spills:

Spoilers for large image


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