Monthly Archive: August 2015

Aug 12

Vice Documentary Oil & Water Exposes “The Keystone XL of the Midwest”

New documentary investigates WASHINGTON – The world’s largest crude oil transporter has a secret buried deep in the Great Lakes: two unsupported, aging pipelines that transport 23 million gallons of crude oil every day through the largest freshwater system on earth. In a new VICE Motherboard documentary released Tuesday, filmmaker Spencer Chumbley travels to Michigan …

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Aug 03

Water Reclamation from Mayor Duggan’s mansion!


Today, following our 3rd annual Rooting Resistance action camp, people from both Detroit and Michigan Coalitions Against Tar Sands (DCATS/MICATS) took water from Mayor Duggan’s residence, the Manoogian Mansion and redistributed it to residents facing water shutoffs. Folks attached a hose to the Mansion’s external spigot and filled jugs of water. Participants say they are …

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