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Roundup July 8th – 12th

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Read today’s news from around the state and country. Each day in the Roundup we cover politics, always with a side of bold humor. We think politics should be fun, informative and encourage us all to take action. July 12th Urge Kerry To Investigate KXL Conflict of Interest: As previously reported, Friends of the Earth […]
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Piling up Keystone XL’s Petcoke

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Remember that huge pile of petcoke — the extremely dirty tarsands byproduct that is burned similarly to coal — that’s currently parked on the banks of the Detroit River? In one year, Keystone XL would produce enough petcoke to fill the Great Pyramid of Giza. Over its projected lifetime, KXL would produce enough petcoke to […]
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Support York Citizens Anti-Tarsands Resolution: Vote is Tuesday

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Did you get a call from the Koch Brothers this weekend? We’ve heard reports from several of you that Americans for Prosperity–the front group backed by the oil billionaire brothers–was calling Nebraskans this weekend and urging them to come to the York County Commissioners meeting on Tuesday morning to speak IN FAVOR OF the Keystone […]
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Round up July 1st – 5th

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Read today’s news from around the state and country. Each day in the Roundup we cover politics, always with a side of bold humor. We think politics should be fun, informative and encourage us all to take action. July 5th Southern Leg of KXL To Carry Oil By Year’s End: While the State Department’s review is […]
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Grandmothers’ Apple Pie Brigade Goes Global

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The Grandmothers’ Apple Pie Brigade, a group of grandmothers and others concerned about providing a sustainable planet for future generations, will  announce on Tuesday, July 2 the creation of a new campaign aimed at connecting grandmothers and other like-minded people from across the country to support efforts for a sustainable planet for our children and […]
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Sen. Jim Smith Goes to Alberta

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Investigative journalist, Nick Surgey, wrote the article below today proving again the clear link between ALEC, Sen. Jim Smith and TransCanada. Does anyone have to wonder why LB 1161, which is now being challenged in Nebraska court, was sponsored by Sen. Smith and when asked during the hearing to answer questions on the bill he kept on […]
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March Sit-in to Protest Petcoke Pile on Detroit River

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Activists in Michigan are planning a march and overnight sit-in on Sunday at the enormous mountain of tarsands petcoke byproduct piled up along the Detroit River. (Details cross-posted from Detroit Coalition Against Tar Sands) Have you seen the newest and most unwelcome tourist attraction along the Detroit river? Three-story high petcoke mountains from captains of industry and […]
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Roundup June 17th – 21st

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Read today’s news from around the state and country. Each day in the Roundup we cover politics, always with a side of bold humor. We think politics should be fun, informative and encourage us all to take action. June 21st County Authority Limited in Pipeline Debate: York County is in a place to stake a position […]
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