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Why Pipeline Opposition Undermines Environmental Progress and Safety

“Pipelines have been quietly providing most of the energy used in America on a daily basis for nearly a century. That is, until most recently as small, yet very vocal groups of environmentalists have argued pipelines are bad for the environment. Opponents have often attempted to portray themselves as “water protectors” and “friend of the earth.” Projects like Keystone, Dakota Access, Bayou Bridge, Atlantic Sunrise, and Mariner East have all experienced well coordinated, nationally inspired opposition campaigns.

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