Because they often leak, are situated on top of lower income and minority populations, and harm both people and wildlife with their toxins when they leak. The Louisiana Bucket Brigade and the Center for Constitutional Rights are organizing against the pipeline. This is the other end of the Dakota Access pipeline.
Oil co. Anadarko lobbies against bills requiring information being available to the public while saying that they care for threatened homeowners. They spent $ 7 million lobbying for secrecy and to stop regulations. They hired the former senator, former Secy of the Interior, and former and current corporate atty. Salazar to grease the wheels of government. .:http://www.9news.com/news/local/next/the-political-influence-of-anadarko-colorados-largest-energy-company/441989412
Leaders in the anti-fracking movement are speaking, after the 4-27-17 pipeline explosion that killed 2 people.
Front Range Community College Longmont Campus 2121 Miller Dr. Classroom Bldg. Door C-4 Community Rm.
– Dr. Anthony Ingraffea - Professor of Engineering at Cornell University and globally recognized expert on the mechanics of shale gas and oil development. Speaking on the technical dangers of fracking.
10:30 AM – Dr. Lisa McKenzie - Assistant Research Professor, Colorado School of Public Health, University of CO – Speaking on the latest studies related to health implications of fracking on public health.
11:45 AM – Lunch – The City of Longmont Staff Members to answer citizens’ questions concerning fracking in Longmont.
12:45 PM – Josh Joshwick - Former LaPlata County Commissioner - Community Organizer for the Earthworks Oil and Gas Accountability Project (OGAP) – Speaking on pipeline infrastructure and the dangers that it poses for communities.
2:00 PM – Dan Leftwich-- Renowned Attorney – Speaking on the legal status of fracking in Colorado and considerations moving forward.
ACTDonate to the legal defense:
waterprotectorlegal.org & freshetcollective.org
and the Tribes:
standingrock.org & standwithstandingrock.net/donateTake a Pledge:
Move Money Out of DAPL Banks
Write to DAPL banks, move your money out of DAPL banks and get your city to move its money out of DAPL banks.
Because of protestors, Seattle will move its accounts out of Wells Fargo and not invest Wells Fargo securities for the next 3 years! This could involve up to $3 billion!
send a letter to pipeline banks via Sierra Club:
List of pipeline banks: