24 Hours to Stop the Keystone XL Pipeline
from Wildlife PromiseCongress is at it again–putting the Big Oil agenda before the national interest. In the next 24 hours, the U.S. Senate could vote to greenlight the Keystone XL pipeline project. A project that President Obama rejected last month.
For the next 24 hours the movement is uniting in a serious way to blitz the Senate with messages from across the country demanding that they reject Keystone XL. Our goal is to collect and send 500,000 messages between now and the vote–and your voice is needed to reach that goal for the future of wolves.
This zombie pipeline would have devastating effects on the environment and the climate. The news broke last week that Canadian tar sands are contributing to the decline in caribou herds. Rather than improve environmental practices to protect and restore caribou habitat, Canadian wildlife officials are poisoning wolves with strychnine-laced bait.
The development of tar sands means investing in one of the dirtiest forms of energy on the planet. That is why millions of people have joined together in the fight against the Keystone XL pipeline–a project that would drive a massive expansion of habitat-destroying tar sands operations. NWF’s Senior Vice President, Jeremy Symons, says
”there are too many games going on in Washington, it’s time for all of us to step up and demand our elected officials do the right thing.”