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Cameron Fenton, firstname.lastname@example.org, 604-369-2155
Huge Victory for Indigenous Rights, Communities & the Climate – 350.org Statement on TransMountain Court Decision
WASHINGTON - In response to today’s Federal Court of Appeals decision, Clayton Thomas-Müller, Stop-it-at-the-Source Campaigner at 350.org, issued this statement.
“All I have to say today is thank you. To the Indigenous nations who have led this movement in since day one, to the countless organizers who helped to raise funds and support for these court cases and for the movement that has been relentless in shining a light on how broken Canada’s pipeline reviews are. Today is a huge victory for Indigenous rights, for communities and for our planet and this decision should send a clear message to Justin Trudeau that it’s time for him to get out of the oil business and get to work on building 100% renewable energy economy that works for all people in Canada.”
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