“They accuse us of being misguided and of spreading half-truths. They accuse us of being emotional. Well, if we are emotional, it is because this pipeline threatens our water, our health, our homes, and our way of life. If we are misguided and spreading half-truths, it is because TransCanada has misguided us and told us only half the truth.”

“Tar Sands Showdown in the Nebraska Sandhills.” — Ted Genoways, OnEarth magazine

Another of Ted Genoways’s #longreads: “The Spam Factory’s Dirty Secret,” Mother Jones, June 27, 2011

The staff of Longreads.
Get the Longreads Weekly Email

Sign up to receive the Top 5 Longreads of the week, delivered every Friday.