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DC Stands with Texas Tar Sands Blockade

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By Hilary Lewis

October 15, 2012

Today a few dozen DC activists added their voices to the ongoing fight agains the Keystone XL Pipeline.

In support of the Tar Sands Blockade Tree Sitters, we brought a big ugly pipeline to the American Petroleum Institute headquarters in DC and called for clean energy and an end to the pipeline project.

Tar Sands Blockade is a coalition of Texas and Oklahoma landowners and climate justice organizers using peaceful and sustained civil disobedience to stop the construction of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. The Tar Sands Blockade is the continuation of Tar Sands Action, one of the biggest environmental actions in US history that took place last year at the White House.

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Tagged with: texas, landowner rights, tar sands, nokxl, keystone xl pipeline


Don’t Frack New York

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By Hilary Lewis

August 23, 2012

Just a month after our huge success at Stop the Frack Attack we, fractivists, have been called into action again.

On July 28 we started a national movement in Washington, DC to tell the Administration we've had enough, it is time to put communities and the environment before companies that pump money into our political system. Now we are going to New York.

Since Stop the Frack Attack a number of states have called on us to take action. In Colorado, Colorado Frack Attack crashed the Colorado Oil and Gas Association's "Energy Revolution" party. In September we will return to Philadelphia for another Shale Gas Outrage.

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Tagged with: fracking, new york, stop the frack attack


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