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Announcement: September Showdown Against Coal Exports

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Cross Posted from http://coalexportaction.org/

Last summer, 23 people were arrested protesting coal exports at the Montana State Capitol, in the largest act of climate and energy-related civil disobedience in Montana history.  That action was a big step toward the kind of powerful, people-driven movement we need to stop the world’s biggest coal companies from turning Montana into an energy resource colony.  But at Coal Export Action, we’ve always known this fight would be a long one – and lately we’ve been hearing from more and more people asking, “When will it be time to put our bodies on the line again?”

Today, we’re excited to announce the next big phase in our effort to harness the power of peaceful, disciplined, nonviolent civil disobedience.  This year we’re again inviting those concerned about Montana coal exports to use direct action to take our movement to the next level.  And, yes, it will once again involve ordinary people risking arrest.

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