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News — the tar sands action team February 14, 2013 @ 4:04 pm
Just a few hits from the action yesterday: Video Read More...

Big News: Obama rejects Keystone XL – but we can't stop here.

News — the tar sands action team January 20, 2012 @ 2:38 pm
Bill McKibben just sent this email to 350.org supporters in the United States and Canada Dear Friends We wanted to share with you the news: this afternoon the Obama Administration announced that they are denying the permit for the Keystone… Read More...

Good News: Tar Sands Action Joined 350.org

News — the tar sands action team January 2, 2012 @ 6:20 pm
Dear Friends,

Early last summer when folks decided to take on the Keystone Pipeline, we set up tarsandsaction.org so we could have a broad front supported by many groups. Matt, Linda, Rae, Duncan and Josh came on board and got… Read More...

Latest Update: Keystone XL Back on Obama's Desk

News — the tar sands action team December 23, 2011 @ 12:30 pm
Dear Friends, We’ve been doing our best the last couple of weeks to keep you up-to-date on the machinations about Keystone in Washington. “Our best” in this case has only been so-so, because the whole process has been incredibly confusing.… Read More...

Actually Mr. Gingrich, We are the 99%

News — the tar sands action team December 21, 2011 @ 4:48 pm
Newt Gingrich went out of his way to try to smear us as extremists. Not only is he wrong about who we are – he’s also wrong about who the real extremists are. The real extremists are the people who… Read More...

48 Hours Later… an Update on Congress

News — the tar sands action team December 19, 2011 @ 6:30 pm
Dear Friends, About 48 hours ago, I told you we’d probably have a clearer picture of what was going on with the pipeline fight in 48 hours. I was wrong, mistaken, and also incorrect. As it stands now, things in Read More...

Update on Congress and Keystone XL

News — the tar sands action team December 17, 2011 @ 2:22 pm
Dear Friends, As you might know, the Keystone tar sands pipeline is back in play. This morning, the Senate passed a bill that requires a 60-day, expedited approval process for the pipeline in return for a payroll tax cut, and… Read More...

President Obama About to Cave on Keystone XL?

News — the tar sands action team December 16, 2011 @ 8:43 pm
It all comes down to Barack Obama. As I type this, Big Oil’s representatives in the House and Senate are pushing legislation that would rush approval of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. Up until now President Obama has stood… Read More...

Oil Spill at John Boehner's Office

News — the tar sands action team December 14, 2011 @ 8:13 pm

Photo by Josh Lopez

Occupy & 350.org Crash Boehner’s Office over Backroom Attempt to Revive Keystone XL

Fossil fuel industry spent over $42 million to elect politicians involved; Activists respond with “Human Oil Spill” on Boehner’s front door

Cincinnati, OH-

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House Votes to Expedite Keystone XL Decision

News — the tar sands action team December 13, 2011 @ 11:39 pm
In response to the House vote to expedite the decision on the Keystone XL pipeline, author and 350.org founder Bill McKibben said: “Hundreds of thousands of people around the country rallied this fall to oppose the climate-killing Keystone pipeline, and… Read More...

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