Monthly Archive: March 2013

Massive Spill from Train Derailment in MN Confirmed as Carrying Toxic Tar Sands

Early last evening, news outlets reported that a train operated by Canadian Pacific Railway derailed, spilling 30,000 gallons of crude oil in western Minnesota. The train originated in western Canada and was bound for Chicago. Yesterday’s reports from mainstream media were ambiguous as to whether the contents carried by the train was tar sands. At the time …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.tarsandsblockade.org/tar-sands-spill-train-derailment-minnesota/

Activist Climbs Flagpole Outside LyondellBasell, Hangs Banner Denouncing Investment in Tar Sands

Perry and the Police Response

UPDATE Friday 5:00 pm – Perry Speaks About Why They Took Action Perry will be on KPFT, 90.1 FM Houston, tonight at 7:30 pm to talk about why they took action on Wednesday to expose LyondellBasell. You can listen online at www.kpft.org. UPDATE 2:00AM – Perry Has Been Released – Thanks to Everyone Who Contributed …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.tarsandsblockade.org/19th-action/

Stop Tar Sands Profiteers Week of Action a Huge Success with 55 Actions Across the Continent!

Over 50 grassroots organizations across the US and Canada held 50 actions from March 16th to March 23rd to demonstrate that TransCanada’s Keystone XL tar sands pipeline is a toxic investment. Here’s an overview of what happened every day along with details at the bottom of this post: March 16, 17: Week of Action Kicks …

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