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Civil Society Groups Launch “People’s Intervention” Campaign to Fight TransCanada Pipeline

MEDIA RELEASE JULY 29, 2014 Civil Society Groups Launch “People’s Intervention” Campaign to Fight TransCanada Pipeline Canada—As TransCanada prepares to file a proposal to the National Energy Board for its Energy East pipeline,, the Council of Canadians, and have launched a campaign calling for climate change and community voices to be included in the National Energy Board’s review of... (More...)
North America Tar Sands

No permit, no pipeline.

Friends, Last weekend TransCanada’s permit for Keystone XL in South Dakota expired. They now no longer have a permit to build in 2 states — Nebraska, and South Dakota.  The South Dakota permit was issued way back in 2010 when Keystone XL was supposedly a done deal, and 4 years was thought to be plenty... (More...)
Fossil Fuels Keystone XL North America Tar Sands

Victory in Minnesota on oil disaster response law

By Kathy Hollander, MN350 Tar Sands Lead   Minnesota joins the lists of states passing stronger regulations for oil spills from pipelines and oil trains! MN350, the Sierra Club, and political allies successfully championed a bill that will empower Minnesota to collect $2.5 million annually from railroad and pipeline companies to help first responders get... (More...)
Fossil Fuels Tar Sands

Tar Sands Free Northeast

Organizing to stop tar sands infrastructure in the Northeast of the United States with powerful local organizing and regional collaborations.

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