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North Country News
9:45 pm
Thu March 13, 2014

Environmentalist Say Portland Pipeline Getting Old

Portland Montreal Pipeline route
Credit Wikimedia Commons

An environmental group says one of the two pipelines from Portland to Montreal has surpassed its life expectancy. The claim is based on court documents filed in a tax dispute in New Hampshire.

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North Country News
5:04 pm
Tue March 26, 2013

Coalition Files Petition to Tighten Tar Sands Pipeline Transport Rules

Tar Sands, Alberta, Canada
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A coalition of conservation and environmental groups is asking the federal government to tighten regulations governing pipeline safety standards as concerns rise over the possibility that tar sands oil may be shipped through a line across New England.

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New York News
3:01 pm
Fri February 8, 2013

Report Assesses Climate Change Impact on Region’s Wildlife

Credit National Wildlife Federation

A new report from the National Wildlife Federation outlines how climate change is having an adverse effect on wildlife and ocean species throughout New England and the Northeast.

The new report “Wildlife in a Warming World: Confronting the Climate Crisis” says climate change is the greatest threat to wildlife this century. Animals living in the changing biosphere are adapting, migrating to new habitat or facing extinction.  National Wildlife Federation Climate Change Scientist Dr. Amanda Staudt is the report’s lead author.

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