Thursday, June 3rd: Rally at the Montana Department of Transportation!
This coming Wednesday, June 2nd, as many of you already know, Northern Rockies Rising Tide, the Indigenous Environmental Network the National Wildlife Federation, the Montana Chapter of the Sierra Club, UM Climate Action Now, and the No Shipments Network will be hosting A Walk Through the Tar Sands. If you are not aware of this event, please click on the link or see the below post for more information.
Northern Rockies Rising Tide would also like to invite all Missoula citizens concerned with Exxon’s proposal to transform our scenic byways into a tar sands shipping corridor to join us the following day, Thursday, June 3rd, for a…
Rally at the Montana Department of Transportation offices to pressure the MDT and Director Jim Lynch to GET OUT OF BED WITH EXXON, conduct a full-scale Environmental Impact Statement, and deny the permits for the tar sands corridor!
When: Thursday, June 3rd at 12:00 pm
Where: Montana Department of Transportation offices, 2100 W. Broadway.
(There will also be a critical mass community bike ride to the rally leaving from the XXXs on the north end of Higgins Ave. at 11:30)
The rally will open with a “climate justice tribunal” conducted by a Missoula citizens’ jury against Director Jim Lynch, who is being charged with obstruction of climate justice for “being in bed with ExxonMobile,” and is facing a potential sentence of “having to wake up and get out of bed.”
Please join us Thursday to highlight the fact that Jim Lynch and the MDT, in refusing to acknowledge the overwhelming community opposition to this project and by fast-tracking the environmental review process, are catering to big business at the expense of the very public interest which they are obliged to serve.