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Rivers of Oil

Oil. It’s in your tires, your makeup, your kids’ toys, your gas tank. And the pipelines that get it to you have become the focus of growing protests, from Keystone XL to Dakota Access. On Rivers of Oil from Minnesota Public Radio News, we’ll look at those pipelines buried beneath our feet, how they’ve come to the forefront of an epic tug of war between reliance and risk, and how we all have a role to play in this story.

Oil. It’s in your tires, your makeup, your kids’ toys, your gas tank. And the pipelines that get it to you have become the focus of growing protests, from Keystone XL to Dakota Access. On Rivers of Oil from Minnesota Public Radio News, we’ll look at those pipelines buried beneath our feet, how they’ve come to the forefront of an epic tug of war between reliance and risk, and how we all have a role to play in this story.

Episodes: 6

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5: The decision

Duration: 23 min

4: The rallying cry

Duration: 30 min

3: The spark that ignited fires

Duration: 29 min

2: The largest inland spill

Duration: 25 min

1: Pipes

Duration: 24 min

Coming soon: Rivers of Oil, an MPR News podcast

Duration: 2 min

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