25 Aug '11, 12pm

#KeystoneXL Could Cause a #BP Oil Disaster in America’s Heartland #NativeAmerican #indigenous #NDNZ #green #eco #p2

Cherri Foytlin, whose demand for President Obama’s help on CNN became one of the iconic testimonies from the BP Oil Spill, was arrested yesterday as part of an ongoing sit-in at the White House to pressure President Obama to deny the permit for a massive new oil pipeline that could cause a BP style oil disaster in America’s heartland. A mother of six and the wife of an oil worker in Rayne, Louisiana, Foytlin walked from New Orleans to Washington D.C. last April to speak at Power Shift and raise awareness about the BP spill. Now, she’s come to the capitol again to warn Americans of the danger the proposed Keystone XL pipeline poses to their land, water, and air. “I’m to try and protect the people who are going to be affected by this pipeline, because we’ve seen how an oil spill can be devastating to a community. Our environment is not worth a few bucks and a few jobs here i...

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