23 Aug '11, 6pm

Tar Sands Pipeline Protest Rocks White House (PHOTOS) #noKXL #TarSandsAction

Tar Sands Pipeline Protest Rocks White House (PHOTOS) #noKXL #TarSandsAction

It's now well into the fourth day of peaceful protest of the outside the White House , where a diverse array of concerned citizens are risking arrest to send the Obama administration a simple message: Do not approve the Keystone XL, a 1,700 mile pipeline that would inextricably link the nation's energy future to Canada's tar sands -- the dirtiest fuel source known to man. So far, over 200 people have been arrested to send that message to Obama. Here's a brief look, in photos, at the bold protest so far:

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Thx all 4 the wonderful support 4 the @TarSandsAction. Let's keep it going, & if u can't b here check this out: #noKXL

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350.org 22 Aug '11, 8pm

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Dozens Arrested in Pipeline Protest | Care2 Causes

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care2.com 22 Aug '11, 5am

Dozens of protesters, including environmental activist Bill McKibben, were arrested and jailed in Washington DC this weeke...

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grist.org 21 Aug '11, 3pm

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grist.org 22 Aug '11, 8pm

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grist.org 23 Aug '11, 5pm

Activist and author Bill McKibben was sprung from jail on Monday, as were the dozens of others arrested on Saturday at the...

From Picket Lines to the White House: Labor Leader Joins Keystone XL Protest

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itsgettinghotinhere.org 24 Aug '11, 7pm

When Joe Uehlein was a young boy, his father took him down to a United Steelworkers picket line in Ohio to teach him a les...

A union member and onetime pipeline worker explains why he's joining the fight against the tar sands.

A union member and onetime pipeline worker expl...

grist.org 23 Aug '11, 4pm

Photo: Simon Li Sometimes a decision forces you to think deeply about what you believe in and how you act on those beliefs...

Canadian Activist Arrested at White House Protest Tells Her Story #TarSandsAction

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treehugger.com 24 Aug '11, 7pm

For the last two years I've been concerned about this proposed pipeline that would transport bitumen from the tar sands (o...

70 arrested for demanding that Obama reject Key...

grist.org 21 Aug '11, 3am

Bill McKibben gets arrested in front of the White House. Photo: Shadia Fayne Wood/Tar Sands Action Cross-posted from It's ...

Must watch video from @GaslandMovie's Josh Fox ...

treehugger.com 21 Aug '11, 5pm

Gasland's Josh Fox on Tar Sands & Keystone XL Pipeline (VIDEO) Tar Sands Action/ Josh Fox from JFOX on Vimeo . Please watc...

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treehugger.com 20 Aug '11, 6pm

Photo via: TarSandsAction Flickr CC . In Day 1 of what is expected to be a two-week protest against the development of the...

Gasland's Josh Fox on Tar Sands & Keystone XL P...

treehugger.com 21 Aug '11, 5pm

Gasland's Josh Fox on Tar Sands & Keystone XL Pipeline (VIDEO) Tar Sands Action/ Josh Fox from JFOX on Vimeo . Please watc...