1200 Arrested at White House Protesting Tar Sands Pipeline

Posted on September 14, 2011

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Over 1200 Americans from 50 states came to Washington and were arrested in front of the White House to demonstrate their opposition to a forthcoming Obama approval of the Keystone XL dirty oil pipeline (tar sands) from Alberta, Canada down to the Gulf Coast. Cutting through the heartland of American and endangering our waterhttp://www.nader.org/index.php?%2Farchives%2F2309-Obamas-Pipeline-Quagmire.html#extended

VIDEO LINK: http://youtu.be/dj6gN8u5flM

More — 

http://www.tarsandsaction.org/

http://www.foe.org/keystone-xl-pipeline

http://thinkprogress.org/green/2011/09/06/312076/tar-sands-action-15-day-white-house-protest-ends-with-1252-total-arrests/

Last week, nine Nobel Peace Laureates — including the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu — sent President Obama a letter, urging him to “do the right thing” and reject the proposed Keystone XL tar sands pipeline.

*Read the letter http://www.savebiogems.org/stop-the-pipeline/nrdc-pipeline-nobel-laureates.pdf

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