June 2014 archive

Owe Aku Sends its Voice to Tar Sands Healing Walk

A message from our allies at Owe Aku of the Lakota Nation On June 28, 2014, Owe Aku (Bring Back the Way), a Lakota (Sioux) organization from the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation dedicated to the preservation of SacredWater, stopping the Keystone XL Pipeline and all threats to Mother Earth, demonstrated support for the 5th and …

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Permanent link to this article: https://tarsandsblockade.org/bearbutte/

No Más Tar Sands! — Healing Begins at the Source

By Bryan Parras, reposted from t.e.j.a.s. (Texas Environmental Justice Advocacy Services) __________________________________________________________________________________ The Keystone XL pipeline begins in Alberta, Canada and ends in my backyard. Here in Houston’s East End, we’re well acquainted with the risks of living so close to the oil refineries whose toxic emissions poison us every day. Like so many other kids …

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Texans Demand Answers for Suspicious Pipeline Shutdown

HOUSTON, TX– It’s been one week since pipeline operator TransCanada shut down its Keystone XL pipeline and federal regulators still have no idea why. Although TransCanada claims that “planned maintenance” was responsible for the shut down, The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) has not made any inquiries as to why this brand new …

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Permanent link to this article: https://tarsandsblockade.org/no-answers/