20 Aug '11, 6pm

It Begins. @BillMcKibben & dozens of others arrested at @WhiteHouse on Day 1 of #TarSandsAction #noKXL @TarSandsAction

It Begins. @BillMcKibben & dozens of others arrested at @WhiteHouse on Day 1 of #TarSandsAction #noKXL @TarSandsAction

Photo via: TarSandsAction Flickr CC . In Day 1 of what is expected to be a two-week protest against the development of the Keystone XL pipeline , dozens of people were arrested today at the White House, including 350.org founder and action leader, Bill McKibben. Twitter is the place for up-to-the-minute information. Follow @TarSandsAction , @350 , @BillMcKibben and hashtags: #noKXL & #tarsandsaction for tweets about the protest and issue. More on tar sands after the jump... We recently spoke with Bill McKibben on the TreeHugger Podcast about these protests and the tar sands pipeline issue. Listen to that interview Bill McKibben versus the Terrifying Tar Sands See Photos of Tar Sands destruction here: Tar Sands Versus Nature (Slideshow) Follow @TreeHugger for more on this issue and tweets from the rest of our team. I'm @ChrisTackett . Visit TreeHugger to see what's new. 30+...

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