Local news have mentioned the event, but mainstream media outlets have ignored news of the spill.
“This is the definition of corruption. The president of the United States should not be trading favors with oil and gas corporations."
Early Tuesday evening, a gas pipeline ruptured near Kansas City, provoking a large fire. This latest leak further highlights the hazards pipelines present to the environment and public.
"Today's announcement may as well have said that Canada is pulling out of the Paris climate agreement."
Is the federal government wavering on pushing through ill-advised oil transportation?
For starters, this protest is about a competing idea for the future of the planet—and waves of people will show up to make that point.
Canada is stepping up their aggressive climate change actions with requiring new energy projects subject to climate tests to determine their impact on greenhouse gas emissions.