Environmentalists hold a news conference with a photo of Canadian tar sands mining in front on Tuesday, June 19, 2012 in Montpelier, Vt. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot)

Burlington, VT Votes ‘No’ To Tar Sands, Resists Alberta Pipeline Construction

(MintPress) – The Burlington City Council voted resoundingly in favor of a resolution opposing expansion of the Alberta tar sands pipeline in Vermont calling the international project an unacceptable risk to “public health and safety, property values and our natural resources.” Tar sands drilling has expanded virtually unabated as major oil corporations eye major profits by using […]