Montana press covered the Renewables Now Rally in Butte, America on Oct. 10, 2016. See the on-line articles that report the event.
At 4:21 p.m. Tuesday around 65 people lined the west side of the bridge, with signs, while one man beat a drum.
“Anyone who pays any attention to the science knows we have to make a change,” said John Woodland, with 350 Missoula. Continuing to invest in fossil fuels, which the pipeline supports, isn’t sustainable, he said.
Saturday August 27th, activists for ecological defense blocked a northbound BNSF coal train for twelve hours at the Chuckanut Bay railroad bridge south of Bellingham, Wash. in an effort to directly halt the transportation of coal on-route for shipment overseas.
“The Justice Department and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Monday announced a $425 million settlement with two companies to reduce air pollution at six petroleum refineries in the West, inlcuding one in Anacortes…”