Arkansas pipeline leak no reason to block Keystone XL

Environmental pressure groups responded predictably to a Mar. 29 pipeline accident in Arkansas. "With stakes this high," the Sierra Club said after crude oil leaked into a neighborhood near Little Rock, "there is no excuse for the White House to approve Keystone XL." So where were the Sierra Club and other like-minded groups when the Carnival Triumph cruise ship blew off its moorings in high winds and hit another vessel in Mobile, Ala., the following week? The Triumph is the ship that drifted for 5 days in the Gulf of Mexico after an engine-room fire on Feb. 10 shut down power and other systems, forcing 4,200 people aboard to make the best of conditions described as ge...

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