Canada

Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Protesters rally against the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines at the White House in Washington, D.C. on January 24, 2017. (Photo: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)
"This is on my people's land, and I have the right to protect it for my future generations," said one of the charged activists.
Kenny Stancil, staff writer
Before climbing a tripod in front of a tar sands pipe yard, Emma Harrison said, "I'm part of the Line 3 resistance movement because this pipeline embodies everything I believe is wrong with the world." (Photo: Honor the Earth/Twitter)
"Profits for a few are being privileged over the well-being of all communities...
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
There is growing pressure on banks and financial institutions to stop financing fossil fuel projects. (Photo: Erik McGregor/LightRocket via Getty Images)
"The only reasonable decision for investors in this situation is to green their...

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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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