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Quebec Commission Gives Green Light to Line 9 Reversal

Originally published at DeSmog.ca.

A Quebec parliamentary commission has given its stamp of approval to Enbridge Inc.’s plan to reverse the flow of its Line 9B pipeline, recommending to the provincial government that it go ahead, pending certain conditions. 866 more words


Spending time in a controversial camp that’s blocking tar-sands pipelines

Original article by Grist

The Unist’ot’en Camp, an indigenous-led pipeline blockade in remote, mountainous central British Columbia, is permeated with the savory smell of bear poutine pizza — shredded bear meat, homemade French fries, green onions, and cheese on a scratch whole wheat crust. 4,481 more words


How To Stop An Oil And Gas Pipeline: The Unist'ot'en Camp Resistance

Over the past four years, the Unist’ot’en clan of the Wet’suwet’en nation have literally built a strategy to keep three proposed oil and gas pipelines from crossing their land. 103 more words


1st US tar sands mine set to open for business in Utah

From ksl.com, by Brady McCombs, Aug 2015

BOOK CLIFFS, Utah (AP) — On a remote Utah ridge covered in sagebrush, pines and wild grasses, a Canadian company is about to embark on something never before done commercially in the United States: digging sticky, black, tar-soaked sand from the ground and extracting the petroleum. 370 more words


Oily pits of despair

Tar sands are one of the dirtiest, costliest, and most destructive fuels in the world. From biking to marching, you to John Kerry – here’s what can be done about it. 30 more words

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Revolution Against Whitey, Canadian Style: Chevron attempts to enter Unist'ot'en Camp (2:55)

That’s how it’s done people! The upcoming revolution will not be won with violence. We have to engage the opponent with words, thoughts, and non violence.

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A Pilgrimage to the Tar Sands

Guest blog by Mary Pendergast, RSM

“The disappearance of a culture can be just as serious, or even more serious, than the disappearance of a species of plant or animal.  839 more words