14 Feb '12, 6pm

A Historic 24 Hours -- 777,000+ Against Keystone XL via @350 Ha! 777. A holy number!

WOW! Double Wow! Not only did we hit our half a million signature goal in less than 7 hours, we cruised past over 777,000 signatures by 12:00 pm today. We'll be delivering the signatures to the Senate in a couple hours, but in the meantime, we wanted to share this update from Bill McKibben that was just published on Huffington Post . This has been an amazing 24 hours, the third in a trio of events that took Keystone XL from an obscure pipeline project to the country's central environmental issue. The first was in August, when the largest civil disobedience action in 30 years saw 1,253 people arrested outside the White House. Next, in November, over 12,000 surrounded the president's house five deep, leading the president to slow down the permitting process And now we're wrapping up a day when we turned from bodies on the line to keystrokes online -- the most concentrated bl...

Full article: http://www.350.org/en/about/blogs/historic-24-hours-77700...

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