"Damage will be irreversible."
"Uses more water than a city of 2 million people."
"36,000,000 tons of carbon dioxide per day" (1.3 million cars)
"A literal hell on Earth."
If you're not familiar with Tar Sands oil - or even if you are - watch this video to get a quick understanding of the many interrelated, devastating impacts of accessing this oil - before it ever even gets burned.
Nearly 300 have been arrested so far in DC protesting the proposed XL Pipeline that would require a huge investment to pipe this nasty stuff from Canada through the US to the Gulf of Mexico. Obama can stop it - please sign this petition to encourage him to do so.