Posts Tagged with "Texas"

BREAKING: Four Texans Arrested Blockading Truck Carrying Keystone XL Pipeline

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

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BREAKING: Four Texans Arrested Blockading Truck Carrying Keystone XL Pipeline

All I gotta say is: Let the games begin! Reposted from the Tar Sands Blockade.  **2:22pm: Heard from blockaders in Polk County jail. Every one is safe and being processed. **1:15pm–Final blockader arrested. 7 brave people shut down #KeystoneXL construction for the day! Dissembled pipe truck still blocking the entrance of the pipeyard. ** 1:10PM [...]

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Texan Takes Fight Against Tar Sands Pipeline to Citigroup

Thursday, April 21, 2011

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Texan Takes Fight Against Tar Sands Pipeline to Citigroup

David Daniel is traveling 1,500 miles from the Piney Woods of East Texas to midtown Manhattan this week with a message for Citigroup, the nation’s third-largest bank: Don’t help a Canadian oil pipeline company endanger my community. At today’s Citigroup annual shareholder meeting, CEO Vikram Pandit was taken to task by David Daniel along with [...]

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Hundreds Occupy Interior Department Demanding Phase Out of Fossil Fuels

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

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The times they are a-changin! As Powershift—the massive youth conference, rally and permitted march—wrapped up this weekend in D.C., Rising Tide North America, Peaceful Uprising and friends from DC and all over the climate movement organized a mass unpermitted march, called Reclaim Power. A contingent of 1000 plus climate activists took over the streets singing [...]

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Texas Fights to Stay a Dirty Energy State

Thursday, January 6, 2011

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Texas Fights to Stay a Dirty Energy State

“The corporations don’t have to lobby the government anymore. They are the government.” -Jim Hightower I can’t say enough about the fact that my home state of Texas is becoming the next battlefield in the country’s dirty energy wars. A follow up to my “Deep in the Heart of Dirty Energy and False Solutions” blog [...]

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Deep in the Heart of Dirty Energy and False Solutions

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

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Deep in the Heart of Dirty Energy and False Solutions

I just want Texas to be number one in something other than executions, toll roads and property taxes. -Kinky Friedman They say everything is bigger in Texas. And in the race to drive our environment and climate off a steep cliff, my home state of Texas is speeding ahead in a big ass Mack fucking [...]

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Houston RAN and Southern Energy Network Stage Die-In at Dynegy AGM

Wednesday, May 14, 2008

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Environmental activists from six states -Michigan, Nevada, Georgia, Texas, Iowa, and Illinois – converged today to urge the Houston-based Dynegy corporation to halt construction on its six proposed coal plants. Outside the meeting 100 activists rallied to speak truth to Dynegy’s power. 40 activists from Georgia, Texas and Alabama staged a “die-in” inside the Westin [...]

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Houston Billionaires…

Friday, April 13, 2007

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…had a good showing in TXU-country.

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Wells Fargo Round Up In Fort Worth, Texas

Wednesday, April 26, 2006

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written by cri in Ft Worth, Texas yahoo! we celebrated Earth Day last Saturday with a good old fashioned ‘brandin’, where instead of branding a cow we in fact branded a company with a nice big insignia of ‘stink’. Wells Fargo will continue ripping on the environment unless folks know what they’re up to. We [...]

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