January 28, 2013

Huge Crowd Protests Tar Sands Pipeline in Portland

More than 1,400 people marched from Monument Square to the Maine State Pier to protest the possible use of the Portland-to-Montreal oil pipeline to transport tar sands crude oil to Casco Bay.

Exxon-Mobil wants to pump tar sands oil across New England through a 62 year old pipeline that wasn't designed for the corrosive nature of tar sands. 

Click through to read the rest of the story and to see a short video and photos from the event. 

[Portland Press Herald]

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