Photographer Thomas Bachand wanted to make the land to be crossed by the proposed Keystone XL pipeline his latest project. But when he went to find the exact route, he hit a brick wall. Nowhere, he says, is the exact route publicly available.
The drive to build the Keystone XL pipeline and the deadly oil train wreck in Canada earlier this month have launched a lengthy discussion about how crude oil is moved around in this country. One critic says it should prompt a broad re-think of our use of fossil fuels.