Monthly Archive: August 2013

Aug 29

Four Charged With Felonies for Action Against Enbridge Tar Sands Pipeline Expansion

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Four Charged With Felonies for Action Against Enbridge Tar Sands Pipeline Expansion Facing 2-3 years of jail time, defendants from the Michigan Coalition Against Tar Sands plead their case in court today DONATE HERE! UPDATE:  Lisa, Barb, and Vicci have been charged with a misdemeanor for trespassing and a felony for resisting and obstructing.  Their …

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Aug 27

Media Advisory: Four Charged With Felonies for Action Against Enbridge Tar Sands Pipeline Expansion

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Mason, Mich. — In peaceful protest at a worksite in Stockbridge, MI on Monday, July 22, four people from the Michigan Coalition Against Tar Sands (MI CATS) locked themselves to destruction equipment working on the expansion of Enbridge’s Line 6B pipeline, the same pipeline that burst in 2010 and spilled more than a million gallons …

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Aug 13

Undercover Agents on the Prowl

GPTSR Action Camp, Image obtained from Earth First Journal

Recently, an anti-tar sands action camp hosted by our allies at Great Plains Tar Sands Resistance was infiltrated by undercover cops working in cahoots with TransCanada. “According to documents obtained by Earth Island Journal, investigators from the Bryan County Sherriff’s Department had been spying on a Great Plains Tar Sands Resistance training camp that took …

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Aug 07

Daring Aerial Blockade!

Our friend, Felix, sitting high up in the canopy to halt the construction of Enbridge Line 6B

UPDATE: Felix is out of the tree, stopped work ALL DAY, and is not arrested!  Success! UPDATE: 1:55 PM Detective Daly has delivered a signed letter to Felix promising that if they come down from the trees by 5:00 PM they will not be arrested. UPDATE: 12:37 PM Detective Kristen Daly, from Cass County Sherif …

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Aug 01

Petcoke Continues to Plague Detroit Community

Petcoke Piles

This past weekend, high winds created a black cloud of blowing petcoke particles from the piles along the Detroit River.  It’s not uncommon for these piles to blow their toxic dust into the Detroit community, but this photo truly captures what Detroit residents have to endure on a regular basis. While billionaire companies like Koch …

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