Posts Tagged with "Idaho"

Opponents Offer Fierce Resistance to Tar Sands, Enbridge and Keystone XL

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

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Opponents Offer Fierce Resistance to Tar Sands, Enbridge and Keystone XL

Don’t fool yourselves: Big Oil and Big Oil-friendly politicians aren’t giving up on tar sands or any other dirty fossil fuels. The only thing that’s gonna stop the tar sands and these pipelines is us. In 2011, we were all galvanized by the Tar Sands Action to draw a line in the sands on Keystone [...]

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Red State Rebels: Idaho Residents Call For Support & Solidarity Against Tar Sands Megaloads

Friday, September 2, 2011

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Red State Rebels: Idaho Residents Call For Support & Solidarity Against Tar Sands Megaloads

Bam! The fight against the tar sands is hot! In the past week and a half, over 800 people have been arrested sitting-in at the White House in protest of the Keystone XL pipeline. And yesterday, Indigenous Canadians took action at the Canadian embassy in Washington D.C. More actions are planned everyday until Saturday and [...]

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Idaho Residents Arrested Blocking Tar Sands Megaloads Bound For Alberta

Friday, August 26, 2011

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Idaho Residents Arrested Blocking Tar Sands Megaloads Bound For Alberta

They spill, they drill, and we fight back with the only currency we have — our bodies, our minds and our fighting spirit. Hundreds have been arrested sitting in at the White House this week. Meanwhile, Alberta’s Indigenous communities have been fighting Big Oil’s development of tar sands for quite some time, and today residents [...]

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Montana Citizens Temporarily Block Tar Sands Refining Shipments

Thursday, March 10, 2011

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Montana Citizens Temporarily Block Tar Sands Refining Shipments

People power is on the rise from the Middle East to the Mid-West, but also on the rise in interior west states like Utah and Montana around climate and extraction issues. Groups like Northern Rockies Rising Tide and Peaceful Uprising are leading the way with this new round of western rebellions against fossil fuels. The [...]

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Climate Activists Train To Slow Flow Of Tar Sands

Monday, November 29, 2010

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Climate Activists Train To Slow Flow Of Tar Sands

Resistance is fertile. Last week, almost 100 people from Idaho, Montana, Washington, Utah Oregon, California, Oklahoma and different parts of Canada converged outside of Missoula, MT  for the Anti-Tar Sands Resistance Summit. Oregon, Idaho and Montana’s transportation corridor for heavy hauls of mining equipment are fast becoming a hub of resistance to tar sands oil [...]

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