Andrea Germanos, staff writer
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"It no longer makes business sense for banks to back polluting projects, and those that plan for a low-carbon future will prosper in the economies of tomorrow."
Julia Conley, staff writer
"The United States is not in a place where we would feel comfortable reopening...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
 Demonstrators hold signs at an anti-tar sands march in St. Paul, Minnesota in 2015.
"Join us putting the proverbial nail in the coffin of these dying unneeded...


At least five activists were arrested Tuesday for blocking a shipment of pipeline for Canada's much-hated TMX project by locking themselves to the dock in Vancouver WA where it was to be unloaded. The action by Portland Rising Tide was the third targeting the port for its role in transporting particularly heavy, dirty Alberta tar sands crude for a $7.4 billion project that environmentalists, First Nations, and many others view as a disaster in the making.

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