Pipelines vs.Ra il
A comparison of two ways to move oil
>>> OIL-INDUSTRY BOOSTERS and environmentalists usually have radically different views about the future of the oil sands. What both sides have to acknowledge, however, is that the product being produced from the oil sands needs to be moved somehow. Unfortunately, that’s often all they can agree on, for the merits of transporting it via pipeline or rail are sharply contested. Here, we try to break down the arguments on both sides.