Beth Wallace, who works with the National Wildlife Federation and also grew up in Battle Creek, Michigan, describes the devastation of the Enbridge oil spill into the Kalamazoo River in July 2010. Enbridge wants to build the Northern Gateway pipeline to transport Alberta tar sands oil through the Rocky Mountains to Kitimat, British Columbia on the Pacific Coast.
This presentation was part of the Think Pipeline Speaking Tour in late 2010 which visited 8 communities in B.C. including Prince George, Vanderhoof, Houston, Burns Lake, Smithers, Terrace, Prince Rupert, and Kitimat. The sponsoring organizations included Friends of the Wild Salmon, Sea to Sands Conservation Alliance, Friends of Morice Bulkley, SkeenaWild, Northwest Watch, Douglas Channel Watch, and Prince Rupert Environmental Society.
Spill from Hell: Diluted Bitumen (March 5, 2012) http://thetyee.ca/News/2012/03/05/Diluted-Bitumen/
For more on the Think Pipeline Speaking tour, see:
Friends of Wild Salmon http://friendsofwildsalmon.ca/news/article/thinkpipeline