Calling the Keystone XL pipeline the 'shot in the arm' the American economy needs, Portman lies about this disastrous environmental calamity.
For the past two years, a grassroots movement has erupted to confront President Obama over the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. On September 21st, 2013, we will draw the line on Keystone XL and the tar sands to tell him that keeping his climate promises means rejecting Keystone XL.
A major emissions event took place April 15, 2013 in the city of Port Arthur, Texas. But, the real problem is the steady, routine release of toxic chemicals that never makes the news.
Investigative reporter Steve Horn explained the legal actions targeting Exxon, how Exxon ignores safety an environmental regulations, why the Keystone XL pipeline is a public health and climate nightmare, what was missing from President Obama's climate speech, why natural gas is not a "bridge fuel" and Americans global energy policies are accelerating the climate crises.
Hulking, pitch-black mounds resembling coal have grown exponentially in the last week along the banks of the Detroit River in southwest Detroit, prompting concern about potential pollution from residents and legislators on both sides of the river.
Today, Monday May 13th, New Yorkers from Occupy the Pipeline, Occupy Sandy, and over twenty partner groups will march and rally to greet President Obama when he attends a fundraiser with members of the 1% at the Waldorf Astoria on Park Avenue.
Watch the livestream as over 100 students protest the KXL pipeline with a mock funeral outside TransCanada's Massachusetts office near Boston. Over 25 protesters have already been arrested.
Supporters of the Keystone XL pipeline project have long cited the enormous impact it would have in the US by providing thousands of economy-boosting jobs. Seems those were just pipe dreams.
Over 100 Tar Sands Blockaders participated in a round dance lead by Choushatta organizer Ben Yahola in solidarity with Idle No More on land immediately adjacent to a KXL Pipeline construction site. We arrived on the land, resided on by A