Category Archives: Plains Justice

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This blog isn’t being updated right now (we’re making it official).  Please check in for news on the Plains Justice website, the Clean Energy Ambassadors website, or the Great Plains Tar Sands Pipelines blog.

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Plains Justice Recruiting New Board Members

As our founding board members are gradually replaced (and remembered with fond gratitude!), Plains Justice is looking to expand representation across our region by actively recruiting Montana, North Dakota and South Dakota board members.  If you or someone you know … Continue reading

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New Keystone XL Article

Plains Justice President Carrie La Seur has a new Keystone XL article on Grist.org, noting the many unresolved issues raised by Plains Justice’s 2010 pipeline safety reports.  In light of the recent Yellowstone River spill, these issues are more urgent … Continue reading

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Presidential Climate Action Project: Obama Must Act Now

Barack Obama’s legacy as president will largely be determined in the next two years by what he does – or does not do – to address global climate change. That’s the conclusion of the Presidential Climate Action Project (PCAP), a … Continue reading

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Plains Justice Joins Lawsuit for Clean Air Act Implementation in National Parks

Our coalition, led by the National Parks Conservation Association, released this statement today. (WASHINGTON, DC) — Today, a coalition of clear air advocates is acting to compel the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), and … Continue reading

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Art and the Environment Exhibit @ UNI

Longtime Plains Justice friend and supporter Margaret Whiting of Cedar Falls, Iowa, will give a talk titled “Art as a Medium for Environmental Awareness” next Tuesday, January 18, at 7 PM at the University of Northern Iowa Art Gallery auditorium. She … Continue reading

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Congressional Natural Gas Caucus to Salazar: Back Off on Fracking Regs

According to The Hill, 32 lawmakers have written to Interior Secretary Ken Salazar urging his department to hold off on regulation of hydraulic fracturing until more safety studies can be done. EPA is currently studying fracking impacts in response to … Continue reading

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