Oil Update

On March 29, the Pegasus oil pipeline, owned by ExxonMobil, ruptured in an upscale suburb of Little Rock, Ark. While the 5,000 to 7,000 barrel oil spill is dwarfed by the Deepwater Horizon spill from just a few years ago, it nonetheless raises serious questions about the safety of the large network of pipelines that crisscross the United States.

| Staff Columnist

Standing up to Obama, fighting for our future

Yesterday I attended a protest at President Obama’s St. Louis campaign fundraiser, urging him to reject the proposed Keystone XL pipeline for Canadian tar sands oil. In August, 1,253 brave people were arrested in acts of civil disobedience outside the White House in order to send the same message: reject the Keystone XL. I was not able to make it to D.C.

Adam Hasz | op-ed submission

Bon Appétit to fuel trucks with vegetable oil

Bon Appétit has entered into a partnership with Kelley Green Biofuel, a local company founded by Kristopher Kelley, a 2008 Washington University alum, in order to convert the vegetable oil waste into biodiesel fuel.

| Staff Reporter

Sign up for the email edition

Stay up to date with everything happening at Washington University and beyond.