April 2013 archive

Video: Stand Tall with Julia

Julia Trigg Crawford has used every available legal avenue to keep TransCanada from seizing her family farm for its toxic Keystone XL pipeline. Her story is a classic David and Goliath struggle of a Texas farmer standing tall against a multi-national corporation. To help in her fight against this corporate giant and mounting legal fees yesterday she hosted a benefit concert “Stand Tall …

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Two Lifelong Oklahomans Halt Construction of Keystone XL Work Site

Our friends at Great Plains Tar Sands Resistance shut down work at a Keystone XL construction site for an entire morning! We’ve re-posted their action below but for more up-to-date info, check their website. Follow Great Plains Tar Sands Resistance live on their Facebook and Twitter, and sign up to join the resistance. ___________________________________________________________________________________________ UPDATE 12:00 …

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Dispatches From Exxon’s Spill Zone, April 11

Mayflower, AR: In Storm’s Aftermath, Contaminants Continue to Spread We went out during last night’s thunderstorm and tornado warning to see how the storm would affect the cleanup. Exxon turned on pumps to drain the dammed, blighted cove into the rest of Lake Conway and sent most of their workers home. Early in the storm, …

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