Share “Arrests end Keystone XL protest in Oklahoma”

Arrests end Keystone XL protest in Oklahoma

An Iowa man was one of four people arrested in the latest Oklahoma protest against the Keystone XL pipeline.
by Jay F. Marks Modified: April 22, 2013 at 11:54 am •  Published: April 22, 2013
Advertisement

“I am personally amazed at how resistance to the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline and education as to what tar sands exploitation looks like continues to grow every day,” Johnson wrote in a statement before his protest. “Because it would be irresponsible, we're not stopping until the industry stops poisoning our futures with lies, unnecessary risks and death for their profit.”

Developer TransCanada is building the southern leg of its Keystone XL pipeline after failing to get a presidential permit for the full protect.

The 485-mile line between the oil storage hub at Cushing and refineries along the Gulf Coast is expected to be completed this summer.

TransCanada also has renewed its application for a permit to build its pipeline across the U.S.-Canada border.

by Jay F. Marks
Energy Reporter
Jay F. Marks has been covering Oklahoma news since graduating from Oklahoma State University in 1996. He worked in Sulphur and Enid before joining The Oklahoman in 2005. Marks has been covering the energy industry since 2009.
+ show more


Trending Now


AROUND THE WEB

  1. 1
    The Winner of The National Dog Show Is ...
  2. 2
    OPEC Policy Ensures U.S. Shale Crash, Russian Tycoon Says
  3. 3
    Pharrell Williams in Ebony interview: Why aren't we talking about Michael Brown's 'bullyish'...
  4. 4
    Crime author PD James dies at age 94
  5. 5
    Supreme Court faces a new frontier: Threats on Facebook
+ show more