04 Nov '11, 5pm

10,000 Tar Sands Protesters Expected to Join Hands, Encircle White House #noKXL @TarSandsAction

10,000 Tar Sands Protesters Expected to Join Hands, Encircle White House #noKXL @TarSandsAction

© Josh Lopez, Tar Sands Action via Flickr In late August, two weeks of spirited daily protests unfolded outside the White House gates. Students, authors, indigenous people, celebrities, scientists, and activists called loudly on Obama to halt the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline currently proposed to slice through middle America. 1,253 people were arrested , including the nation's top climate scientist , the actress Daryl Hannah, and droves of students, workers, and concerned citizens. Then came word that there were truly shady dealings between lobbyists for TransCanada, the company proposing the pipeline, and the State Department, which had signaled tacit approval for the project. Then came the passionate displays of opposition at the public hearings, the celebrity pleas for Obama to halt the project, and video proof that the president's conscious was indeed conflicted over...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/fossil-fuels/10000-tar-sands-pr...

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grist.org 07 Nov '11, 10am

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planetsave.com 06 Nov '11, 11pm

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10,000 people circle White House against Keystone XL Pipeline

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green.autoblog.com 08 Nov '11, 5pm

This weekend brought a large turnout of protestors against the Keystone XL pipeline. An crowd estimated at between 10,000 ...

Pipeline protesters encircle the White House

grist.org 07 Nov '11, 4pm

An estimated 10,000 to 12,000 protesters converged on the nation's capitol Sunday to press President Obama to block constr...

Wondering why we're so opposed to #KeystoneXL?

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onearth.org 06 Nov '11, 3pm

TransCanada probably thought its bid to build a 1,600-mile pipeline from Alberta to the Gulf Coast would be an easy sell. ...

12,000 Tar Sands Protesters Wrap White House in Human Chain

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treehugger.com 07 Nov '11, 2am

Josh Lopez, Tar Sands Action via Flickr /CC BY 2.0 Thousands of concerned citizens from across the U.S. and Canada descend...

Tar Sands Pipeline Protest at the White House: A Huge Success and an Historic Turning Point

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switchboard.nrdc.org 07 Nov '11, 4pm

I just had one of the most energizing days of my life. I spent Sunday standing with as many as 15,000 people in an enormou...

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grist.org 06 Nov '11, 7pm

Cross-posted from ThinkProgress Green . Proponents of the dangerous Keystone XL project claim that construction of the 170...

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switchboard.nrdc.org 10 Nov '11, 8pm

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switchboard.nrdc.org 01 Nov '11, 4am

Today, actor and NRDC board member Robert Redford released a video produced by NRDC and Tar Sands Action inviting people t...

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grist.org 07 Nov '11, 9pm

Sunday, calling on President Obama to block the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline that would run from the tar sands of Can...

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nrdc.org 06 Nov '11, 5pm

Press contact: Bob Keefe, NRDC, (o) 202-289-2373, (m) 202.650.4625 or [email protected] or Suzanne Struglinski, (o) 202-289-...

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