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Raging Grannies Seattle Block Washington Dept of Ecology

The Raging Grannies in Seattle blocked the entrance to the office of the Washington Department of Ecology Thursday morning. There’s a video at this link. They were there to protest the safety standards that are being proposed for oil-by-rail traffic through Washington. But when one considers the climate impacts of continued use of fossil fuels, …

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Tar Sands Resistance Reduces Tar Sands Profits

Yay! By way of Common Dreams: An Oil Change International report entitled Material Risks: How Public Accountability Is Slowing Tar Sands Development finds that citizen blockades and other resistance actions are heavily impacting the bottom lines of oil companies and drilling operations. Resistance works!