28 Aug '12, 10pm

Seven Arrested While Blocking Construction of Keystone XL in Texas

Seven Arrested While Blocking Construction of Keystone XL in Texas

Seven people were arrested in East Texas today after they set up a human blockade intended to halt the construction of the southern leg of the Keystone XL oil pipeline. In stark contrast to the protests held at the nation's capital last year, the most recent acts of civil disobedience have drawn little media attention. On its blog , the group, which calls itself Tar Sands Blockade, takes pains to point out that the protest was staged not by professional activists, but by ordinary citizens. Comprised of farmers, ministers, and grandmothers, each from varying political backgrounds (some are affiliated with the Tea Party, others skew environmentalist), they nonetheless share a common goal: Each participated because they fear that the construction of the tar sands pipeline will destroy their homes and communities, some of them quite literally—TransCanada, the company behind Ke...

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