18 Aug '11, 7pm

Thanks, American indians, for helping us fight #KeystoneXL!

This is a guest blog post by Danielle Droitsch, who is a Senior Advisor to NRDC's International Program. Today, the nation’s oldest and largest national organization of American Indian and Alaska Native tribal governments, the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI), announced their opposition to the proposed Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. This important announcement adds to the growing chorus of voices across the United States opposed to this pipeline and clearly finds that an additional tar sands pipeline is not in the national interest. The NCAI resolution firmly states how Keystone XL is not in the national interest: ...the United States is urged to reduce its reliance on the world’s dirtiest and most environmentally destructive form of oil – the ‘tar sands’ – that threatens Indian country in both Canada and the United States and the way of life of thousands of c...

Full article: http://switchboard.nrdc.org/blogs/eshope/guest_blog_by_da...

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