Isn’t this what #NoDAPL was all about? … save our Earth.
Remember there’s no planet “B”!!
‘On Thursday,November 16, an existing portion of TransCanada’s Keystone pipeline leaked at least 210,000 gallons of oil near Amherst, South Dakota. The spill is about 40 miles from the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate of the Lake Traverse Reservation.’
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Spilled oil in South Dakota – 2016
Early Friday morning it was announced that on Thursday, an existing portion of TransCanada’s Keystone pipeline leaked at least 210,000 gallons of oil near Amherst, South Dakota. The spill is about 40 miles from the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate of the Lake Traverse Reservation. Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate tribal chairman David Flute said his community is concerned the leak, the largest by the Keystone pipeline in South Dakota to date, could pollute the area’s aquifer and waterways.
“We are keeping a watchful eye and an open ear. The concern is at a high level, but there is really nothing we can do.”
On November 20th, the Nebraska Public Service Commission is scheduled to vote on whether to accept TransCanada’s Keystone XL proposal to construct new pipeline through Montana, South Dakota and Nebraska. Thursday’s spill is the largest yet in the pipeline’s 7-year history…
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.. and this is the way to remember Puerto Rico!! KUDOS for the celebration!!
Happiness and joy … the best way!!
A report by Jon Pareles for the New York Times.
Awards shows are made for promotion, self-congratulation, flashy fashion and industrywide solidarity. The 18th Latin Grammy Awards, broadcast on Thursday night by Univision from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, had all of those. But as politicians have exploited anti-immigrant sentiments and as hurricanes and earthquakes have torn through Latin America, the Latin Grammys have also taken on a second role: as a showcase for pride, achievement and solidarity.
The devastation in Puerto Rico from Hurricane Maria and across Latin America in recent months was very much in mind on Thursday. The show began with a moment of silence to mark “tragic events.” Then came the Puerto Rican rapper Residente performing “Hijos del Cañaveral,” a song about his island’s strength and determination, with a throng of Puerto Rican musicians in front of a raised fist. The end…
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~~Ellen Launches #BeKindToElephants Campaign~~
~~Published on Nov 16, 2017~~
Following the ‘so-called president’s’ decision to allow hunters to bring “trophy” elephants into the U.S., Ellen stood up for the majestic creatures and called on viewers to help her raise awareness for her cause using #BeKindtoElephants on social media.
For everyone who reposts or retweets her photo, we’ll make a donation to The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust.