THE ROAD TO ATHABASCA IN THE NEWS
A Bicycle Pilgrimage Departs for the Athabasca Tar Sands (Whidbey Life Magazine)
August 5, 2015
Somewhere in between lies the dream of four young people to bicycle more than 1,000 miles between Whidbey Island and Ft. McMurray, Alberta, along the Trans-Mountain pipeline. Owned by Kinder Morgan and constructed in 1953, it is the only pipeline system in North America that transports both crude oil and refined products to the west coast. Read more….
Group rides from Seattle to Fort McMurray to raise awareness about oil sands (The Fitzhugh, Jasper, AB)
September 02, 2015
A group of American cyclists passed through Jasper National Park late last month on their way to Fort McMurray to raise awareness about the oil sands. Read more…
A healing gathering for the environmental impacts of tar sands (Aboriginal Peoples Television Network)
August 31, 2015
A healing gathering took place near Fort McMurray, Alberta this weekend. One of its goals was to help raise awareness of the impact the oil industry is having on the environment. Watch the news clip…
Pedalling the pipeline (Castanet.net)
Aug 20, 2015
How do residents along the TransMountain pipeline route feel about Kinder Morgan’s proposed expansion of their pipeline?
That’s what a group of concerned citizens from Washington are looking to find out, by riding their bicycles more than 1,700 kilometres from the tip to the tail of the pipeline. Read more…