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The KXL Ad TransCanada Doesn’t Want You To See

2014/11/20

Following yesterday’s defeat of the push to okay the Keystone XL Pipeline across the continental United States, here’s a video that the company trying to construct the tar-sands-oil-carrying “black snake” doesn’t want you to see.

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TransCanada has made a series of videos entitled “Straight Talk about KXL” that seeks to convince people about the safety of the pipeline, as well as selling the (highly questionable) number of jobs connected to it, and the fears of a spill.  It’s these videos that the video above is spoofing.

For a little more truth-telling, as opposed to TransCanada’s greenwashing, here’s a video of TransCanada CEO Russ Girling conceding that only 50 permanent jobs will be created by the pipeline:

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CEO of TransCanada concedes just 50 permanent jobs from Keystone XL Pipeline

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