Tag Archives: Tar Sands

(EnviroNews USA Headline News Desk) — Washington D.C. — On Monday, March 27, 2017, the Indigenous Environmental Network (IEN) and North Coast Rivers Alliance (NCRA) filed a lawsuit challenging the State Department’s approval of a Presidential Permit to construct and open the Keystone XL Pipeline (KXL). If completed,…

(EnviroNews USA Headline News Desk) — Washington D.C. — To the dismay and outrage of environmentalists and clean energy supporters worldwide, on January 24, 2017, President Donald Trump signed two executive orders reopening and advancing the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) and Keystone XL (KXL) oil pipelines. Both of…

(EnviroNews USA Headline News) — Odanah, Bad River Reservation, Wisconsin — On January 4, 2016, the tribal council of The Bad River Band of the Lake Superior Tribe of Chippewa Indians, a federally recognized tribe of the Ojibwe, voted not to renew an easement that allowed an Enbridge…

(EnviroNews DC News Bureau) — Lower Brule, Lower Brule Indian Reservation, South Dakota — The Oceti Sakowin, or Great Sioux Nation as it known in English, pressed on in its fight against the Keystone Pipeline this week. In a press release dated April 29, 2015, the Lower Brule…

(EnviroNews Idaho) — Sandpoint, Idaho — The environmental activist group Wild Idaho Rising Tide (WIRT) is protesting a megaload in motion. On Friday Aug. 8, the Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) issued a permit for Bigge Crane and Rigging Company to haul the bottom portion of a hydrocracker from…

(EnviroNews DC News Bureau) — Washington D.C. — Even before Tom Weis made his call for people to show up at the site of U.S. Oil Sands tar sands development, Utah’s own Utah Tar Sands Resistance (UTSR) has been holding campouts at PR Springs to bring attention to…

(EnviroNews DC News Bureau) — Washington D.C. — Tom Weis, President of Climate Crisis Solutions was interviewed on EnviroNews DC by Rob Brune. Weis has a strong background in conservation, wind and renewable energy, as well as political organizing. The transcript is as follows: Rob Brune: Okay, I’m…

(EnviroNews DC News Bureau) — The debate against the Keystone Pipeline heated up this past weekend as two traditionally opposed groups came together in an effort to defeat a project that threatens aquifers, sacred lands, and frankly, all life on Earth. The Cowboy and Indian Alliance formed a…

(EnviroNews DC News Bureau) — In this interview, famed celebrity actress and activist Daryl Hannah was interviewed alongside renowned Native American activist, former Green Party vice presidential candidate and economist Winona LaDuke by EnviroNews USA Editor-in-Chief Emerson Urry. The dynamic duo attended the Cowboy and Indian Alliance “Reject…