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Piplines Leak into Water

1 Mar

Pipelines leak into water… There is so much evidence that can demonstrate this fact. That is why protests like the ones that happened to day in Ringwood New Jersey is so relevant. Prevention of cutting down trees for a new pipe to distribute more gas is important. It’s shocking that today, in 2013, people still question the importance of maintaining state parks, the flora, fauna, and other species that are at risk of being extinct at the hands of oil interests.

As a demonstration of how much placing pipes in the ground for oil is detrimental to the overall health of fresh water sources in this country check out this link to find out what happened on February 25th in Tyler County Texas.

From the Tar Sands Blockade :

20,000 gallons of oil just leaked from a pipeline in Texas.

The “leak detection systems” found nothing until local residents started reporting oil in their water.

All pipelines leak. Period.

Click SHARE to raise awareness that pipeline leaks are the norm. The technology doesn’t exist to clean up tar sands spills.

To watch the video from the local news channel that aired this story, click this link.

 

The Largest Climate Rally.. Ever

28 Feb

So, I was at the largest climate rally ever.. Wearing my bottle dress, and bundled in layers because it was WAY to cold to just wear a dress.

Tens of thousands of people gathered in the street that day, to let the policy makers know that people do not support the Keystone XL Pipeline because of what it means to the environment.

That day, I met people from all over the country. People came as far away as Puerto Rico, Arizona, and Colorado. People also came from states as close as New York, Maine, and Massachusetts.

Even met some folks from Takoma Park, Maryland who were a part of the Sister Eden Crew.

They took these awesome pictures of me in my bottle dress. You can see them here:

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