Tag: tarsands

Wisconsin Politicians Should Listen to Landowners

Jane Kleeb
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Pipeline company Enbridge has been working to make Wisconsin a super-highway for tarsands. While making plans to expand their octopus of pipelines that crosses farmland and lakes, Enbridge was also secretly working with the Wisconsin state legislature to expand eminent domain authority. Landowners are organizing against Enbridge. Many of the landowners already have FOUR pipelines […]
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TransCanada Fails the Safety Test Again: A Timeline of the South Dakota Keystone I Pipeline Spill

Amy Schaffer
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Sign the Petition Calling for TransCanada to Shut Down Keystone I and Investigate Pipeline Integrity As citizens have testified over the last decade, TransCanada’s leak detection system is not fool proof–this weekend when the pipeline spilled, a landowner called in the oil sheen. TransCanada’s leak detection system which they bragged about all the time failed. […]
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March 10: Politics & Pints—BOLD State Dinner at Cottonwood Cafe in Lincoln

Join Bold Nebraska on the evening of Thursday, March 10 for “Politics & Pints: The BOLD State Dinner.” On the same night that Pres. Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be sitting down to their first official State Dinner at the White House since Trudeau’s victory in the Canadian election, we’ll meet up […]
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NAS Bitumen Study Confirms: Tarsands Sinks in Water

Mark Hefflinger
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The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) today released a new study on tarsands (“diluted bitumen”), the heavy Canadian crude that would have flowed through the Keystone XL pipeline, which backs up claims citizens have been making for years about risks to our land and water. “Tarsands is different than traditional oil — it sinks when […]
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Pink Drill Bits? Pipeline-Free Breast Campaign Introduced for Breast Cancer Awareness

For Immediate Release: Oct. 7, 2015 Contact: Sarah Kalmanson, 414-514-2449, littleredfeatherdesign@gmail.com Pipeline Free Breast Campaign Introduced for Breast Cancer Awareness Month Oct. 2015 Honor the Earth is introducing the Pipeline-free Breast Campaign as a part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Noting, “Fossil Fuels are bad for your boobs. Chemicals created and used during petroleum extraction, […]
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Canadians, Stay Strong Against TransCanada’s Energy East Pipeline

The following is an excerpt from a longer piece previously published by the Canadian National Farmers Union on their website.  A link to the full post can be found here: http://www.nfu.ca/energy-east   Working with the Council of Canadians, I spent a week visiting communities in Manitoba and Saskatchewan along the Energy East pipeline path in the spring […]
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June 6: Tar Sands Resistance March in Twin Cities

Mark Hefflinger
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PRE-MARCH LANDOWNER MEETUP  Saturday, June 6: 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Heartland Restaurant, 289 East 5th Street, St. Paul, MN 55101 Join us before the Tar Sands Resistance March for coffee and muffins from 9am-11am at Heartland restaurant in St. Paul. We will share ideas focused on landowners living along the various proposed tarsands and Bakken oil pipeline […]
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