1200 Arrested at White House Protesting Tar Sands Pipeline

Posted on September 14, 2011


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

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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