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The supersize pipeline, stretching along a 715-mile route from Alberta to the Pacific Ocean, will pump 890,000 barrels of oil to the coast each day—more than doubling the current carbon emissions from tar sands.
Oil from tar sands like those in Canada have long faced criticism because of their high carbon intensity compared with more conventional oil sources.
Line 3, a pipeline in Minnesota built by the oil company Enbridge, has been in the ground for nearly 60 years — but now Enbridge wants to build a replacement to carry tar sands oil from Canada.
For instance, leading engineering companies are involved in designing and building pipelines to bring more tar sands oil from Canada to the U.S., in spite of the negative social and ecological impacts.
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