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“Senators: Block any efforts to revive the dangerous Keystone XL tar sands pipeline.”
The Senate is about to reverse President Obama’s courageous decision last month to say no to the dangerous Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. As early as tomorrow, they may vote to greenlight construction of the pipeline without any environmental or economic review.
That’s why for the next 24 hours dozens of organizations from across our movement are joining together to collect and deliver 500,000 messages to the Senate.
President Obama’s decision to stand up to oil industry lobbyists, and threats from Republicans, was a huge win for both people-powered organizing and for fighting climate change. Heavy tar sands oil creates three times more carbon pollution than conventional oil.
A compiled petition with your individual comment will be presented to the U.S. Senate leadership.
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