Maine Town Wins Round In Tar Sands Oil Battle With Industry

By Sabrina Shankman, -

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine—A federal judge has handed a win to South Portland, Maine over a pipeline company that wants to send tar sands oil through the city, a proposal seen as opening a path for [...]

Keystone Pipeline Spills Over 200,000 Gallons Of Tar Sands

By Robinson Meyer for The Atlantic. South Dakota - The Keystone pipeline was temporarily shut down on Thursday, after leaking about 210,000 gallons of [tar sands] oil into Marshall County, South [...]

Wells Fargo Blockaded, Demanding Divestment From Tar Sands

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By Alex Cohen, for Earth Defense Coalition. On November 14, 2017, five water protectors took action in solidarity with front line Indigenous resistance efforts at Camp Makwa to stop the [...]

Coastal Town Banned Tar Sands And Sparked War With Oil Industry

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By Sabrina Shankman for Inside Climate Change - Hundreds of miles from the nearest oil field or fracking well, the answer to this question is playing out here, as a longrunning David-and-Goliath [...]

Elders Demonstrate Against Mine In Rocking Chairs

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By Elders Rising. SALT LAKE CITY - Tuesday morning, September 26, organizers from Elders Rising called for land restoration and inter-generational justice at the PR Spring tar sands mine in [...]

5 Climate Activists Shut Down 5 Tar Sands Pipelines

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By Dan Zukowski for Eco Watch - "This morning, by 7:30 PST, 5 activists have successfully shut down 5 pipelines across the United States delivering tar sands oil from Alberta, Canada in support [...]

Newsletter: Making Protest Personal; Take It To Their Homes

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers for Popular Resistance. Protests at homes of public officials and corporate CEOs is a common tactic used widely because it can be very effective. The response [...]

A Third Shutdown Of An Enbridge Pipeline

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By Staff of The Council of Canadians - Early yesterday morning, someone shut down Enbridge’s Line 7 oil pipeline near Cambridge Ontario by activating a shutoff valve. This is the third time in [...]

Canada’s Indigenous Bands Rise Up Against A Tar Sands Pipeline

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By Jim Robbins for Yale Environment 360 - Sitting in his office on the outskirts of Montreal, Serge Otis Simon, council chief of the Kanesatake — a band of Mohawks — is clear about what might [...]

Another Enbridge Tar Sands Pipeline To Fight In Wisconsin

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By Steven Verburg for Wisconsin State Journal - Crews hired by Enbridge Inc. are surveying a 300-mile corridor running the length of Wisconsin for a possible new tar sands pipeline that would be [...]

Shell Scraps Alberta Tar Sands Project

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By Staff of CTV News - CALGARY -- Royal Dutch Shell is scrapping its Carmon Creek oils ands project in northwestern Alberta, citing a lack of pipelines to coastal waters as one reason for the [...]

First Nations Women Shut Down Tar Sands Pipeline Hearing

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By Sarah Lazare in Common Dreams - Chanting "No tar sands on stolen native lands," First Nations women disrupted and shut down a Montreal public hearing on the controversialEnergy East pipeline [...]

Building A Solar Dream In A Tar Sands Nightmare

By Melina Laboucan-Massimo, -

By Melina Laboucan-Massimo in Green Peace - After dealing with three decades of intensive oil, gas, logging, fracking and tar sands exploitation in our homeland, my community of Little Buffalo [...]

Breaking: Civil Disobedience At Kerry’s House Over Tar Sands

By Filiberto Nolasco Gomez, -

By Filiberto Nolasco Gomez in Washington, DC - Responding to what they believe to be an illegal backroom deal between John Kerry’s State Department and pipeline company Enbridge [...]

Judges Ruling In Favor Of KXL Had Tar Sands Investments

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By Steve Horn for Desmog Blog - On August 4, the U.S. Appeals Court for the 10th Circuit shot down the Sierra Club's petition for rehearing motion for the southern leg of TransCanada'sKeystone XL [...]