NACOGDOCHES, TX (KTRE) - Nacogdoches County "Stop Tarsands Oil Pipelines", commonly referred to as simply, ''S.T.O.P.," is showing a film to the public on the subject on Thursday.
The film clearly depicts the opposing viewpoint of the mining of tar sands. According to the film, the process is water intensive, leads to toxic waste and causes serious health concerns. S.T.O.P. also monitors leaks from the Keystone I projects. The group says a 12th leak in less than a year happened this week in Kansas. S.T.O.P. is using the film to solicit comments for the state department on the proposed Keystone XL pipeline. The comment period runs through June 6.
The film, "H2oil" will be shown Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at Austin Heights Baptist Church on Appleby Sand Road in Nacogdoches. The event is free.