Minnesota – Anti-tar sands march draws 5,000 to protest extraction projects

Jun 17, 2015 | In the News, State Press Clips, What's New

Southwest Journal, June 8, 2015

Organizers estimate more than 5,000 protesters took to the streets on Saturday to protest tar sands extraction and oil pipeline projects. Sponsored by the Indigenous Environmental Network, Interfaith Power & Light, National Wildlife Federation, Sierra Club, 350 and Energy Action coalition, the protest included people from across the Midwest who convened at the Union Depot in St. Paul and marched to the State Capitol. Holding banners and signs, they chanted slogans as they walked such as “Love water, not oil!” and “Pipelines spill, tar sands kill!” Read More

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