Protest against US tar sands pipeline

September 29, 2011

More than 2000 demonstrators representing all 51 states of the USA staged a protest outside the White House last month, objecting to the Keystone XL pipeline that would pump oil derived from tar sands from Canada to large parts of America.

[mailchimp_signup][/mailchimp_signup]The Obama administration is expected to give approval for the pipeline, justifying it on grounds of securing the USA’s energy supply, but the protesters’ presence suggests the environmental side of the energy debate is becoming heard.

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