September 2013 archive

The People’s Eminent Domain: Tar Sands Blockade Condemns Keystone XL Project Director’s Home

UPDATE – check out our video of our Draw the Line action, the People’s Eminent Domain! Houston, TX – Saturday, September 21st, 5:30pm – This evening, Houston residents and activists with Tar Sands Blockade have condemned the property of Keystone XL Project Director Les Cherwenuk with the power of the People’s Eminent Domain. “I’m here …

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Alabama Residents Draw the Line on Tar Sands on Mobile Bay

***UPDATE 9/21/13 8:30PM – Check out some of the local coverage of today’s march: WKRG CBS 5: Original here: http://www.wkrg.com/story/23493557/protesting-tar-sands-in-mobile FOX 10 – report: http://www.fox10tv.com/news/local/mobile-county/groups-protest-tar-sands-tanker-project *This post is based on MEJACoalition’s press release from today’s march: Press Contacts: Joe Womack, Kim McCuiston, 251-298-7952, [email protected] Mobile Residents Draw the Line on Tar Sands on Mobile Bay

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Life at the End of the Line — Drawing the Line on Tar Sands in Houston’s East End

Post by Ethan Nuss, Volunteer with Texas Environmental Justice Advocacy Services (TEJAS) “My son died from cancer. He was only 26,” he said as his eyes quivered and filled with tears. I struggled to complete the community health survey that brought me to this man’s humble front porch, which was next door to a menacing, …

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