Posts Tagged with "Michigan"

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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Enbridge Deal Raises A $203 Million Question

Thursday, June 30, 2011

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Enbridge Deal Raises A $203 Million Question

Enbridge, the company responsible for the worst oil spill in Michigan state history, is now enlisting Wall St. to help foot the bill for cleaning up its mess — which means the banks backing the $203 million deal have some explaining to do. Last July, an aging pipeline operated by Enbridge Energy Partners ruptured near [...]

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RAN Grassroots Confronts “new push for authenticity by companies”

Thursday, February 7, 2008

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As promised, General Motors hosted a live webchat to address “corporate greenwashing” for RAN supporters yesterday. The Detroit News covered the event, featuring GM executive Brent Dewar “answering” questions from more than 65 RAN supporters (I use scare quotes because of the large number of questions he ignored and the indirect responses he gave to [...]

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Cattle permitted to march in Detroit, students blocked.

Sunday, January 13, 2008

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Today we marched through the streets of downtown Detroit towards the Cobo convention center where the North American International Auto Show launched into the first day of glitz, glam, and greenwash. More than sixty students from a half-dozen campuses around Michigan carpooled (for lack of another option) to Detroit to send a clear message to [...]

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No War, No Warming

Tuesday, October 23, 2007

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WASHINGTON D.C. The arrests are still being tallied, the YouTube videos posted, and cars returned from impound lots – all residuals of Monday’s No War, No Warming mobilization that sent ripples from Washington D.C. to Santa Monica. Peace and climate activists banded together on October 22 to engage in an historical act of nonviolent civil [...]

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