14 Feb '12, 10pm

Over 800,000 Americans Tell the Senate: Stop Keystone XL via @350

Over 800,000 Americans Tell the Senate: Stop Keystone XL via @350

Here's a press release we just put out with some great photos from our signature delivery to the Senate. Enjoy! WASHINGTON, DC -- Over the last 24-hours, environmental and progressive groups flooded the Senate with more than 800,000 messages opposing the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. The surge in online activism came as Senate Republicans tried to saddle the transportation bill with an amendment that would reverse President Obama’s decision to block the controversial project. “The voice of three quarters of a million Americans is a force that the Senate will ignore only at great peril," said Michael Brune, Sierra Club Executive Director. "Big Oil is spending millions on political influence to force approval of this dangerous and unnecessary pipeline. But Congress shouldn’t be in the business of permitting oil industry projects, and they shouldn’t be promoting oil profits...

Full article: http://www.350.org/en/about/blogs/over-800000-americans-t...

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