Energy
4:43 pm
Mon March 4, 2013

Proposal To Reverse Flow Of Oil Pipeline Stirs Controversy In New England

Originally published on Mon March 4, 2013 5:37 pm

As environmentalists protest a western pipeline, northern New England towns also worry that a pipeline that crosses the region will soon carry tar sands oil from western Canada. Their concerns were heightened recently when the CEO of a local pipeline company told Vermont lawmakers he's looking for new business — including shipping the controversial heavy crude. Two dozen Vermont towns will consider the issue at their annual meetings this month.