Tag Archives: Tar Sands

Green Party blasts Obama & GOP capitulation to corporate lobbyists on Tar Sands & axing EPA smog regs

Original press release and interesting discussion at Firedoglake: here.
As posted by Green Party member Ian Wilder at onthewilderside, below:

Green Party promotes Green New Deal: real action to curb global warming and end oil addiction, create new jobs in energy conservation, alternate energy development, and public transportation

Green Party leaders strongly criticized President Obama’s recent decisions on the controversial tar sands pipeline and EPA smog regulations, calling his support for the Keystone XL Pipeline and withdrawal of smog standards reckless and dangerous to public health and the environment.… Read more ...

Nader Comments on: Tar Sands Arrests, Obama, Environmentalists, Green Party, etc.

Ralph Nader has run for President of the United States with the Green Party, and more recently, as an independent candidate. Nader recently posted an excellent piece of commentary on the Tar Sands Arrests at The White House…

Tar Sands Arrests on Obama’s Doorstep
by Ralph Nader, Reader Supported News / August 30, 2011

 

his is the second week of protests, led by Bill McKibben, in front of the White House demanding that President Barack Obama reject a proposed 1700 mile pipeline transporting the dirtiest oil from Alberta, Canada through fragile ecologies down to the Gulf Coast refineries.

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