Archive for June, 2013

Lockdowns, Road Blockades, and Pipeline Occupations (Oh My!) Fearless Summer Week of Action is On!

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This morning, ten people with Great Plains Tar Sands Resistance were arrested blockading the construction of a Keystone XL pump station in Oklahoma. Meanwhile, dozens with the Detroit Coalition Against Tar Sands stopped dump trucks in their tracks from adding to the massive mound of toxic petcoke, a byproduct of tar sands mining, that’s piling up along the Detroit River. And in Marshall, Michigan, a brave activist climbed into a segment of Enbridge pipeline to protest the pipeline giant’s failed clean-up of the biggest tar sands spill in U.S. history in Kalamazoo, MI — and its plans to expand construction on the very pipeline that spilled.

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