CarriageTowneNews.com, Kingston, NH

September 26, 2013

Tar Sands in NH


Carriage Towne News

---- — AUBURN — While the controversy over the transportation of tar sands oil through the proposed Keystone XL pipeline regularly makes national news, many local residents are unaware that an existing pipeline could be repurposed to carry tar sands oil across northern New England. Come hear Carol Foss of the Tar Sands Free NH coalition provide an overview of the source and characteristics of tar sands products, the potential for transporting them in the Portland-Montreal pipeline, and the accompanying risks to New Hampshire’s environment, economy, and public health.

The presentation, “Tar Sands in NH, What’s the Issue?” will be held on Fri., October 4, from 7:00-8:30 p.m. at the Massabesic Audubon Center, 26 Audubon Way in Auburn. The cost is $5.00 per person.

For more information, call 603-668-2045.