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How Tar Sands Is Impacting This Maine Lobsterman

Greg Griffin, a lifelong lobsterman in coastal Maine, voices his concerns about tanker transport of Canada’s tar sands oil.
On Location

Residents of coastal Maine speak out against the dangerous transport of Canada’s tar sands oil through U.S. waters.

Explainer

Tar sands oil is harder to clean up than conventional crude. Here are the reasons why.

NRDC in Action

For more than a decade, we've fought to keep this filthy fossil fuel from being dredged up and piped through the United States.

EXPLAINER

At every turn, the Tar Sands Invasion would put people and the environment in harm's way.

onEarth Story

Energy companies are canceling their tar sands projects.

Policy Primer

Petroleum coke, typically stored outdoors in big open piles, can blow right into nearby homes and cause serious health problems. Unsurprisingly, communities are fighting Big Oil to keep this noxious material out of their backyards.

Northeast Dispatch

New Yorkers are resisting efforts to sextuple the number of anchorage grounds in the river and transform their backyard into a parking lot for oil barges.

onEarth Story

A group of Illinois landowners have waged a legal battle against a fracking company to protect their agricultural community.

onEarth Story

On a national preserve at the edge of the Everglades, oil exploration is threatening fragile habitat and endangered species, from woodpeckers to panthers.

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