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January 27th, 2012 | by Zachary Shahan

Other than our own politics posts this week, here are some more posts from around the interwebs you might want


Hundreds Arrested (Including Me) in DC: The Protest Against the Keystone XL Pipeline and Why the Uproar

August 24th, 2011 | by Kate Follot

Ending only September the 3rd, a group is planned to protest every day for two weeks, and more than 2100 people have signed up. Already, an estimated 222 people have been arrested, 65 on Saturday, 45 on Sunday, 52 on Monday and 60 on Tuesday, including Canadian actors Margot Kidder (best known as Lois Lane in four of the original Superman movies) and Tantoo Cardinal (indigenous actor best known for her roles in Legends of the Fall, Dances with Wolves, and Smoke Signals)


Tar Sands Pipeline Could Contaminate US Agricultural Water Supply

June 5th, 2011 | by Michael Ricciardi

Tar sand oil extraction -- already a growing environmental issue in Canada -- has now made it to America. Considered the most polluting of energy extraction industries, tar sand processing is becoming a more appealing option in this current "energy at all costs" zeitgeist -- fueled by a major domestic energy push by the Obama administration. The primary focus of concern in the US is the proposed Keystone XL pipeline which is currently under review. Critics charge that the US State department is not doing enough to assess possible harmful environmental impacts of the 13 billion dollar pipeline.



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