10 Nov '11, 8pm

Obama Administration bows to pressure, delays tar sands pipeline via @mongabay

Obama Administration bows to pressure, delays tar sands pipeline via @mongabay

12,000 surround White House to protest tar sands pipeline (11/07/2011) One year to the day before the 2012 US election, up to 12,000 activists encircled the White House to protest the Keystone XL pipeline, a proposed 1,700 mile pipeline that would carry oil from Canada's infamous tar sands to the US and other foreign markets. Critics of the TransCanada pipeline have warned of potential spills in America's heartland as well as the climate impacts of allowing more tar sands oil, which has a higher carbon footprint than conventional sources, into the US and other markets. The issue has galvanized climate and environmental activists in the US with the massive rally on Sunday preceded by civil disobedience actions in late summer that lead to the arrests of 1,253 people. Tar sands pipeline 'another dirty needle feeding America's fossil fuel addiction' (10/11/2011) Climate and en...

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2011/1110-hance_keystone_xl.html

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