Monthly Archives: September 2011

Broad Coalition of Texans Sound Alarm on Keystone Tar Sands Pipeline Threat

Broad Coalition of Texans Sound Alarm on Toxic Keystone Tar Sands Pipeline Threat Local Officials, Property Rights Activists, Religious Leaders, and Environmentalists Ask State Department to Re-do Faulty Analysis WHO:   Chase Palmer, Mayor of Gallatin, Texas Neil Carman, Lone Star … Continue reading

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Union Opposes Keystone XL Pipeline

The Southwest Workers Union recently came out against the Keystone XL pipeline. All Texans, including union workers, will be negatively affected by tar sands oil. STATEMENT AGAINST KEYSTONE PIPELINE September 24, 2011 Southwest Workers Union represents nearly 3,000 low-income workers, … Continue reading

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RSVP for the Texas Public Hearings on Keystone XL

If we want President Obama to stand up to the big oil lobbyists and stop the Keystone XL pipeline, then we need to mobilize our supporters from all across the state to attend one of these hearings in Texas. Please … Continue reading

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Stop the Pipeline Video

The students at the UT-Austin Campus Environmental Center have put together an excellent video that features both our local Texas concerns as well as the global threats to our planet. Statement About the Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline From the … Continue reading

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KBMT 12 ABC News Profiles the Keystone XL Debate

The public hearing in Port Arthur is Monday, September 26th. 4:30pm – 10pm Bob Bowers Civic Center 3401 Cultural Center Drive Port Arthur, TX, 77642 Check out this news story from Beaumont’s KBMT 12 ABC News: Public will have opportunity … Continue reading

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Is the State Department’s EIS Biased?

There’s a clear conflict of interest at the U.S. State Department. Hillary Clinton’s former campaign manager is a lead lobbyist for TransCanada, and it could explain why the U.S. State Department has issued such a flawed Environmental Impact Study. The … Continue reading

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Rally at the Texas Capitol – Saturday, 9/24

Come out to the Texas State Capitol to help show the President that we do not want the Keystone XL Pipeline! Tar Sands Rally at the Texas Capitol Saturday, 9/24 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. Click here to RSVP If the … Continue reading

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Texas Faith Leaders Unite Against Tar Sands Pipeline

Environmental stewardship is a moral value, and Texas faith leaders are uniting in opposition against the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. Before the 9/28 Austin public hearing, Texas Interfaith Power & Light is hosting an interfaith prayer service at 10:30am … Continue reading

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Let’s Embrace a Clean Energy Future

SIGN THE PETITION! The State Department is currently considering TransCanada’s application for a Presidential Permit to build and operate the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. This massive pipeline would be the third and largest dedicated tar sands pipeline running between … Continue reading

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Public Hearings in Texas – Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline

Right now, President Obama must decide whether to grant or deny a Presidential permit to foreign oil giant TransCanada for the proposed Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. If the tar sands pipeline is approved, NASA scientist James Hansen says it … Continue reading

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