On Tuesday, peaceful “Dam Line 9” activists occupying an Enbridge Line 9 pipeline construction site in southwestern Ontario defied a police deadline to leave.
The Council of Canadians announces a national campaign to stop TransCanada’s proposed $12 billion Energy East pipeline, which would ship Alberta‘s dirty tar sands oil to Canada’s East Coast.
To avoid ‘catastrophic climate disruption,’ warn donors, president must take a historic stand By: Jacob Chamberlain | Published by Common Dreams on Friday, May 10, 2013 In a letter sent to President Obama on Friday, 150 high profile Democratic donors urged the president “to proclaim with clarity and purpose that our nation will transition away from carbon-based fossil fuels to job-creating clean energy” and
By: Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive: The powerful U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) seems to be taking its mandate seriously. At least as far as the State Department’s recent evaluation of TransCanada’s proposed Keystone XL tar sands pipeline is concerned. In an official letter issued last Monday, the EPA trashed the State Department’s draft report, the Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS), released in March. It expressed grave concern that the
By: 350.org | Press Release: WASHINGTON – April 23, 2013 – Opponents of Keystone XL have submitted more than one million comments urging President Obama, Secretary Kerry and the State Department following the publication of the latest deficient environmental review urging that the dirty and dangerous Keystone XL tar sands pipeline be rejected. Across the diverse pipeline opponents who spoke in Nebraska and the one million people
In response to Exxon Mobil’s disastrous tar sands spill in neighboring Arkansas, Oklahoma residents are engaging in nonviolent civil disobedience to halt construction of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline By: Great Plains Tar Sands Resistance | Press Release: ALLEN, OK – April 9, 2013 – Oklahoma grandmother Nancy Zorn, 79, from Warr Acres, has locked herself to a piece of heavy machinery effectively halting