Moving Beyond Dirty Energy

Recently the Tar Sands Blockade campaign in Texas has seen first-hand that when ordinary people unite we have the power to stop the Keystone XL pipeline. In the last several weeks we've delayed construction on this toxic pipeline for 2 entire days -- we did it all with good ole fashioned people power. Lets keep the momentum going! We need more people to rise up and help defend our homes.

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I encourage every reader of this post, pro-Obama or not, to call the Obama For America campaign HQ in Chicago at 312-698-3670, send the campaign a comment online, Tweet the president @BarackObama, comment on his national campaign's Facebook page and the page for your state, "I'm from [your state] and I am opposed to fracking for natural gas. I want the President to vote "no" on more fracking water withdrawals on the Susquehanna River Basin Commission at their next meeting on September 20. We will be watching."

On September 20, as thousands of anti-fracking protesters, including 350.org founder Bill McKibben, mass outside of the Marcellus Shale Coalition's industry conference in Philadelphia for the Shale Gas Outrage rally and march, President Obama has an important decision to make that day regarding his policy on natural gas.

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