September 2012 archive

Don’t Frack New York Fights Back

Originally posted at Don’t Frack New York. On Monday 1,500 New Yorkers marched through Albany to tell Gov. Cuomo one simple message: Don’t Frack New York. Cuomo is preparing to making a decision about the future of hydraulic fracturing for gas in New York. He says he hasn’t made up his mind, but he’s also …

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Correcting the Spin: TransCanada’s Convenient Untruths

Originally published at the Fredonia Rebel Post. After the Tar Sands Blockade’s successful lock-down on a TransCanada pipe hauling truck, TransCanada’s silver-tonged spokesperson, David Dodson, said the protestors have it all wrong. At Lufkin-Nacogdoches’ ABC affiliate, KTRE, Alexis Spears quotes Dodson as conveniently saying, “the project does not include tar sands…” It’s convenient that TransCanada’s …

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One Year Later: Tar Sands Action and the Climate Justice Movement

By Monica Christoffels– Coal Export Action Media Team Above I’m pictured with my No Tar Sands Caravan family – nonbiological, but still including parents, sisters, brothers, grandparents and grandchildren. We began as a handful of strangers, all from different socioeconomic and political backgrounds but with one common goal: stop the tar sands industry from wrecking the planet. With this …

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