August 2012 archive

Why Oppose the Keystone XL Pipeline?

There are a myriad of reasons to oppose the expansion of the already-existing Keystone system. Tar sands, tar sands pipelines and related issues are vast and complex with literally thousands of reports and articles on the subjects. We’ve tried to distill this information in a digestible form by coming up with a simple list of …

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Standing With Julia: Courts Trample Landowners Rights, Again

A 15-word ruling arrived in North Texas Landowner Julia Crawford’s email inbox last night at 7:47 p.m. from Lamar County Judge Bill Harris. He wrote: Dear Counsel, My rulings as follows: Transcanada’s MSJ is GRANTED Transcanada’s NEMSJ is GRANTED Crawford’s Plea to the Jurisdiction is DENIED This note was sent from Washington D.C. on Harris’ …

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Construction of Keystone XL Begins, Met by Day of Action Across Texas and Oklahoma

**Update: 10:00AM 8/17/2012 – Thanks to everyone who made yesterday’s day of action to expose TransCanada’s quiet start to Keystone XL construction. Here is a compilation of just some of the action photos that poured in from across the region. **Update: 8:40PM – Did you see the news? Tar Sands Blockade is featured in the LATimes!

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