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Monday Jan 26, 2015   "When Big Oil tries to bring dangerous oil trains into our communities, we stand up and fight back," said longtime community leader Andres Soto in front of a packed audience at the California Nurses Association Union Hall in downtown Oakland.... read more »
Ethan Buckner
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Friday Jan 9, 2015 When the logging industry’s phony Sustainable Forestry Initiative released a new set of rules on January 7, ForestEthics was ready with our own new report, Peeling Back the Eco-Labels.... read more »
Jim Ace
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Thursday Jan 8, 2015 The oil industry wants to turn California into an extreme oil superhighway. There are currently seven separate proposals for massive new oil train terminals that would bring millions of gallons of toxic crude oil into California every day on dangerous mile-long trains. The oil industry is targeting California with seven oil train projects in Bakersfield (two projects), Benicia, Pittsburg, Richmond, San Luis Obispo County, and Stockton.... read more »
Ethan Buckner
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Friday Dec 12, 2014 These words have never been more true in America than in the soul twisting days that followed the miscarriage of justice in Ferguson and Staten Island. Young black men in our nation are, and I use this word with purpose and the pain it entails, routinely gunned down by the police with no repercussions. Once every 28 hours.... read more »
Todd Paglia
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Tuesday Dec 9, 2014 I stood in the deluge for hours along with the rain-sodden press corps, drenched protestors and soggy police. It was November 21, the second day of arrests on Burnaby Mountain. The next day even more people came back, even more were arrested in civil disobedience actions to stop the Kinder Morgan pipeline.... read more »
Valerie Langer
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Tuesday Dec 2, 2014 Thursday was a significant victory on Burnaby Mountain, as the B.C.... read more »
Ben West
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Wednesday Nov 26, 2014 A week ago Thursday, I stood in the back of an ornate event space in the heart of a quaint retirement community in San Luis Obispo County, California. The Avila Room is normally host to parties and banquets, but on this warm November afternoon it was packed with hundreds of residents concerned about a proposed oil train terminal at the Phillips 66 refinery just down the road.... read more »
Ethan Buckner
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Thursday Nov 13, 2014 This Thursday, November 13, is the National Day of Action to Save Our Southern Forests. Forests across the south are under increasing pressure because logging companies want to sell wood pellets to European power companies. The Europeans believe they are buying an environmentally friendly fuel to burn, but the truth is they are being duped.... read more »
Jim Ace
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Monday Oct 27, 2014 Oil trains are derailing, spilling, and exploding, and government officials are starting to take notice. We’ve seen the devastating toll oil train accidents claim in human lives and poisoned drinking water.... read more »
Matt Krogh
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Friday Oct 24, 2014 “No one can guarantee us that there will be no spills.” Those are the words of Councilor Kyle Clifton from the Gitga’at nation at a hearing on Enbridge’s Northern Gateway pipeline and supertanker proposal in 2010. Last week, when the Russian container ship Simushir lost power in high seas off the west coast of Haida Gwaii, I remembered Councilor Clifton’s powerful warning about moving oil off British Columbia’s north coast: ... read more »
Nikki Skuce

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