August 2012 archive

Schlumberger Fracking Shutdown Joins Summer of Solidarity

By Nell Gagnon Originally posted at DontFrackWithUs.org At about 11:00 AM Saturday morning, over one hundred and fifty people arrived at the gates of the Schlumberger industrial facility in Horseheads, NY. Most were from New York’s Southern Tier, some from as nearby as the town where the facility is located, and some from as far …

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Video: Why I’m Joining Tar Sands Blockade

Last weekend 70 inspirational people joined us at the Keystone Convergence training in the heat of East Texas.  Watch and share this video of their powerful, personal testimonies of why they are willing to put their bodies on the line.  

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Tar sands blockade: Grassroots effort to stop reworked Keystone XL pipeline

By Christine Leclerc | July 27, 2012 Reprinted from Rabble.ca Just when it seemed that the Keystone XL pipeline was on hold, TransCanada Corp. segments the project and the U.S. government fast tracks the environmental review process. This allows TransCanada to begin construction on the southern part of the Keystone XL this summer. With a …

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