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New “Special Conditions” Placed on TransCanada Demonstrate Regulatory Negligence During KXL South Construction

This week the AP reported that the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) slipped two new “special conditions” into Appendix Z of the State Department’s Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for KXL North. For the past 5 years TransCanada has been bragging –ad nauseum– about 57 special safety conditions that it agreed to, hoping to …

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Lockdowns, Road Blockades, and Pipeline Occupations (oh my!) Fearless Summer Week of Action Is On!

This morning, ten people with Great Plains Tar Sands Resistance were arrested blockading the construction of a Keystone XL pump station in Oklahoma. Meanwhile, dozens with the Detroit Coalition Against Tar Sands stopped dump trucks in their tracks from adding to the massive mound of toxic petcoke, a byproduct of tar sands mining, that’s piling …

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Moccasins on the Ground Tour of Resistance Heads to the Cheyenne River Eagle Butte Sioux Reservation

Resistance to KXL continues to heat up across the Great Plains! Owe Aku and it’s supporters are preparing for the third stop in the Moccasins on the Ground Activist Training series. This upcoming training on the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation (CRST) comes on the heels of the State Department’s failed attempt to conduct “nation-to-nation” talks with …

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