01 Nov '11, 4am

Robert Redford: Join Hands Around WH on November 6 to Tell President Obama No to Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline:

Today, actor and NRDC board member Robert Redford released a video produced by NRDC and Tar Sands Action inviting people to come to the White House this coming Sunday, November 6 to tell President Obama that the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline is not in the national interest. In the video, Redford says: In 2008, then Senator Barack Obama made a challenge to the country. "Let’s be the generation that frees itself from the tyranny of oil," he said. Now that he’s in the White House, President Obama has the opportunity to help us meet that target by saying no to the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. This is not the first time that Redford has spoken out strongly against tar sands and the Keystone XL pipeline. Earlier this month, the New York Times published a video op ed by Redford in which he called on Obama to reject Keystone XL: It’s the 21st Century, we’re not about to turn b...

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