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Falling in Love (Unist’ot’en Camp Report-Back)

Unist’ot’en Camp, January 2015 The storm enveloped us. Snow lashed the road. The darkness was total, our headlights casting weak yellow beams into the darkness. Most people had hunkered down in homes and motels, and the roads were near empty. Still, every few minutes a passing truck threw a blinding cloud of dry snow into […]

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News from the Great Basin

“Protecting Sage Grouse in the Great Basin” “…Restoring native plants and biodiversity in the sagebrush-steppe ecosystem of the Great Basin, where a massive invasion of non-native grasses, particularly cheatgrass, has turned millions of acres into a fire-prone monoculture. As Climate Progress has reported, finding innovative ways to beat back the cheatgrass invasion and restore sagebrush […]

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Update on Utah Tar Sands Project

Work on the Utah Tar Sands project continues. The following is excerpted from Oilvoice. “During the third quarter of 2014, the Company’s project team continued to work with its engineering consultants and equipment suppliers to complete final engineering design and procure equipment for the PR Spring Project. For the remainder of 2014, the Company will […]

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Tar Sands Resistance food and supply drive!

This spring and summer, multiple action camps will take place on the Tavaputs Plateau, where the first Tar Sands and Oil Shale strip mining projects in the “USA” are getting started. To be effective, this resistance will need your support. We’re looking for donations of non-perishable foods, camping supplies, and cash. Can you put together […]

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Oct. 25-27: Stop Enefit! No Oil Shale Campout | Utah Tar Sands Resistance

Oct. 25-27: Stop Enefit! No Oil Shale Campout | Utah Tar Sands Resistance.   From UTSR:   ” We with the Utah Tar Sands Resistance aren’t all about tar sands, you know. Eastern Utah has become a sacrifice zone for the Western United States in terms of destructive, toxic fuel extraction, and we’re standing up […]

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Activists Arrested Blocking Tar Sands Pipeline in Michigan

DGR Michigan passed this along – they are on the scene: MI-CATS (Michigan Coalition Against the Tar Sands) press release: Support the bail fund for the arrested activists. Monday, July 22nd, 2013 This morning Michigan Coalition Against Tar Sands (MI-CATS) is taking direct action near Stockbridge `to halt construction of the Tar Sands pipeline 6B […]

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