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Trump Issues New Presidential Permit for Keystone XL Pipeline

Trump Issues New Presidential Permit for Keystone XL Pipeline

President Trump signed an order greenlighting the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline Friday, a move that circumvents a court’s decision to block a previous federal permit on the long-delayed project. The new permit gives owner TransCanada permission to “construct, connect, operate and maintain” the pipeline on U.S. territory. A district judge in Montana last […]

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    Top 5 Reasons Transporting Tar Sands Crude is Reckless

    Top 5 Reasons Transporting Tar Sands Crude is Reckless

    Natural Resources Defense Council By Anthony Swift The National Transportation Safety Board released August 8, 2010 this photograph of the pipeline that ruptured and spilled oil into a river July 26, 2010 in Marshall, Michigan. The 30-inch crude oil pipeline, operated by Enbridge Energy Partners/Pipeline, leaked oil into a creek leading to the Kalamazoo River. […]

    PART IV: America Becomes Sacrifice Zone for Export Pipeline

    PART IV: America Becomes Sacrifice Zone for Export Pipeline

    Michael Bishop [Editor’s note: Thanks to Michael Bishop for providing EcoWatch this firsthand account of what happens when a company like TransCanada claims eminent domain on one’s property and begins building a tar sands pipeline—the southern leg of the Keystone XL. Unfortunately, this is one of many examples of corporations putting profits before human health […]

    35,000+ March at Forward on Climate Rally

    35,000+ March at Forward on Climate Rally

    350.org Sierra Club Natural Resources Defense Council Today, during President’s Day weekend, more than 35,000 people marched to the President’s doorstep to support immediate action to contain climate change. People from more than 30 states across the country whose land, homes and health is being threatened by the climate crisis, as well as students, scientists, […]

    America’s Environmental Future Starts Now

    America’s Environmental Future Starts Now

    Phil Radford This Sunday, a new environmental movement will arrive in Washington, D.C. Thousands of people will join 350.org, Sierra Club and the Hip Hop Caucus‘ Forward on Climate rally to call out with one voice and demand Obama keep his promise to future generations. I will be proud to be there with them. If […]

    Why I Got Arrested at the White House to Stop the Tar Sands Pipeline

    Why I Got Arrested at the White House to Stop the Tar Sands Pipeline

    OnEarth by Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. On Sunday, Natural Resources Defense Council and Waterkeeper Alliance will join 350.org, Sierra Club and many other partners in holding the Forward on Climate Rally in Washington, D.C. This will be the largest climate rally in American history, with tens of thousands of people expected. From rejecting the Keystone XL […]