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Protester “chipmunks” obstruct work at Utah tar sands mine

September 30, 2014 // 0 Comments

On Tuesday, Sept. 23rd, three brave “chipmunks” stopped word at US Oil Sands construction site, on the East Tavaputs Plateau, by physically putting their bodies in front of the machines being used to destroy this amazing land in order to strip-mine tar sands. There will be a press release, and a statement from the “chipmunks” will be available on Sept. 30, 2014 at:http://www.tarsandsresist.org/chipmunks/     Donate to the land defenders’ legal support [...]

Utah Tar Sands Resistance

July 22, 2014 // 1 Comment

From Tag Archives: PR Springs Support Utah Land Defenders! Posted on July 21, 2014 by Utah Tar Sands Resistance| 1 Comment                     After a massive direct action protest today at the site of U.S. Oil Sands’ tar sands strip-mining site, a total of 21 were arrested and are currently awaiting charges at Uintah County Jail in Vernal, Utah. In addition to protestors, those acting as legal observers, independent media, and jail support were arrested, as well as several indigenous and trans individuals whose safety we are deeply [...]