BREAKING: Construction of KXL Pump Station Shut Down in Oklahoma

Originally posted on Earth First! Newswire:

Eight lock down to construction equipment in largest action yet by the Great Plains Tar Sands Resistance.

from Great Plains Tar Sands Resistance

[UPDATE:Nine people have been arrested. You can donate to their bail fund athttp://gptarsandsresistance.org/donate/ and share this around. They managed to shut down the site until a volunteer firefighter reportedly injured one of the lockdowners, who is in the ambulance currently and whose injuries are unknown to us. Folks soonafter unlocked out of concerns for their safety.]

Seminole, OK – Early this morning, eight individuals blocked construction of a pump station for TransCanada’s controversial Keystone XL tar sands pipeline on Seminole land-by-treaty by locking on to equipment in the largest action yet by the Great Plains Tar Sands Resistance. The group took action today, physically halting the construction process, as a part of an effort to prevent the Great Plains from being poisoned by inherently…

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