Producer/Host: Meredith DeFrancesco
Program Topic: Cowboys and Indians Alliance DC Action Opposing Tar Sands Keystone XL Pipeline National; Maine Action on Tar Sands and Climate
Key Discussion Points:
-The Cowboy and Indian Alliance, a broad coalition of tribes, farmers,ranchers and others located along the proposed Keystone XL tar sands pipeline route will engage in a week long encampment on the mall in Washington DC before their April 26th demonstration. We speak to a member of the alliance.
-Close to 100,000,have signed the CREDO Keystone XL pledge of resistance, committing to engage in an action which could result in civil disobedience, if the Obama administration approves the Keystone XL Pipeline.
-Activists in 350 Maine talk about ongoing and upcoming local actions on tar sands extraction and pipelines, and climate change.
Jane Kleeb, Bold Nebraska; Cowboys and Indians Alliance; Reject and Protect, www.rejectandprotect.org; www.boldnebraska.org;
Dick Thomas, 350 Central Maine, Waterville
Lee Chisholm, [email protected], act.credoaction.com/sign/kxl_pledge
Bob Klotz, 350 Maine, www.350maine.org