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Rivers of Oil
Oil. It’s in your tires, your makeup, your kids’ toys, your gas tank. And the pipelines that get it to you have become the focus of growing protests, from Keystone XL to Dakota Access. On Rivers of Oil from Minnesota Public Radio News, we’ll look at those pipelines buried beneath our feet, how they’ve come to the forefront of an epic tug of war between reliance and risk, and how we all have a role to play in this story.
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Ratings & Reviews
4.9 stars from 57 ratings
There was mention by the Public Utilities Commission on how there authority was limited to an interpretive capacity. I would have liked some discussion of what laws exactly have created the circumstances wherein Enbridge was able to argue that they will use the line and they will leak unless they...Read full review »
El Wilde via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 02/12/19
Quantifies the issues, and reports from various angles. Incorporates the past and present while poising us to anticipate and be engaged with our mutual future!
Betty Boggle via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/13/18
Wesley Sisson
I am always fascinated with the level of research that goes in to your radio broadcasts. I appreciate the hard work you guys all put in to the stories. I feel like I get A nuanced balance narrative and I can make the decisions myself. I appreciate your Podcasts on history and the environment most...Read full review »
General W C S via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/08/18
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