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Exxon-Mobil Working with Chinese to Build Pipeline Through Tibet

Just a quick heads up on this....
A friend of mine told me of Exxon-Mobile's plans to build a massive pipeline through Tibet. I found out that through various webnews sites that 5 oil companies spent somewhere around 5 billion dollars on the Chinese government to exploit colonized Tibet.

There was a deal signed earlier this summer between China and Exxon-Mobile to build a 2,500 mile pipeline through Tibet. Sounds pretty feasible. I'm always amazed at the resource stealing corporations and governments get away with when its done on indigenous lands. Big Mountain. Black Hills. Great Lakes. etc......

This is just a head's up on this since I haven't seen any news elsewhere. Here's a couple of links in case you don't feel like punching in "oil" "china" "tibet" in your fave search engine.

http://www.planetark.org/dailynewsstory.cfm/newsid/16759/story.htm
http://www.tibet.org/sft/action/exxon_mobil.html

Damn 14.Oct.2002 18:23

Barry

I am very saddened by this news. Is nothing sacred?????

Thanx 15.Oct.2002 09:18

~~

Thank you for the searching and the heads up.

Huh? 15.Oct.2002 14:44

maxomai maxomai@aracnet.com

Since when is Tibet sacred? Even in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition?