Thousands protest Keystone XL pipeline at White House

Thousands of protesters gathered at the White House over the weekend to object against plans to build a pipeline through the tar sands in Canada and North America. It follows a protest earlier this August, when 1,253 people were arrested during a sit-in. The Keystone XL pipeline is TransCanada’s project to extract the oil from […]

Americans protest Keystone pipeline

Protests are expected in Washington D.C. today as environmental groups are set to rally against the construction of the Keystone XL tar sands oil pipeline. The line will stretch from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico. Marchers will gather outside of the Ronald Reagan Building, where the State Department is due to hold a hearing […]

American Indian pipeline protestors arrested outside White House

American Indian and Canadian Native leaders have been arrested outside the White House while protesting against a 1,700 mile pipeline from Canada to the Gulf Coast. Hundreds of protestors travelled to Washington DC to try to persuade President Barack Obama not to issue a permit for the new $13billion pipe planned by TransCanada because of […]