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Sebago Lake Region in Maine

The Town of Raymond is located in Maine’s Sebago Lake Region and has a year-round population of 4300. There are 2 lakes and 5 ponds within Raymond’s geographical boundaries. This waterfront property promotes an active recreation based tourism industry and also accounts for a seasonal increase in population to 12,000. dpenttila/photos

Raymond, Maine is home to the 2nd pumping station on the Portland Montreal Pipe Line route.

 

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NEB bars citizens from hearing

OIL PIPELINE: Protesters disrupt proceedings in London, Ontario

May 23, 2012 by Jonathan Sher

http://www.lfpress.com/news/london/2012/05/23/19789461.html

“We’re fed up with this,” said one native woman. She said her name is Yagotala and that she’s part of the Mohawk Nation. “The government isn’t listening.”

Members of Six Nations and Occupy London voiced their concerns about a request by Enbridge to reverse the flow of oil in a London area pipeline so it travels west to east, […]

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Enbridge Oil Spill Cover-Up In Michigan

A year after a tar sands pipeline ruptured in Michigan, Enbridge is covering up a polluted streambed. Is this the kind of pipeline we want crossing our rivers? (If you haven’t seen this please do.)

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Kalamazoo Oil Spill – What happened and effects today

Susan Connolly, a mom from Michigan, describes what it was like to wake up to an oil spill in her community in July 2010, and what were the impacts to her children and wildlife to this day.

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Spill from Hell: Diluted Bitumen

Poisoned air. Sunken gunk. A clean-up nightmare. What we’re learning from the oil sands ‘DilBit’ dump into the Kalamazoo River.

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Halting The Pumping Station

This Canadian radio report tells how citizen campaign group CEDunham fought for 4 years to prevent the permitting of a pump station in their town of Dunham, Quebec. The pump station was required to reverse the flow of oil to allow tar sands to be pumped through the Enbridge Trailbreaker system.

This is a powerful grassroots story about the CEDunham group’s victory asserting their right to have local control where they live. http://www.dw.de/popups/popup_single_mediaplayer/0,,15850500_type_audio_struct_0_contentId_15691285,00.html How are communities in […]

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