07 Nov '11, 4pm

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

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

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 enormous circle around the White House. All of us came to tell President Obama to reject the Keystone XL pipeline for dirty tar sands oil. This remarkable assembly of Nebraska ranchers, Midwestern union members, First Nations leaders, and environmentalists from across the country was so large our ring around the White House was ten people deep at points. I have been an environmental advocate for more than four decades, and this was the largest environmental demonstration I’ve ever witnessed. Earth Day events may be bigger, but those are celebrations. This was a protest against a polluting and dangerous project . The coming together of people across North America to fight the Keystone XL pipeline is an amazing reawakening. Our environmental movement is coming a...

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