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Sebago Lake Region in Maine

The Town of Raymond is located in Maine’s Sebago Lake Region and has a year-round population of 4300. There are 2 lakes and 5 ponds within Raymond’s geographical boundaries. This waterfront property promotes an active recreation based tourism industry and also accounts for a seasonal increase in population to 12,000. dpenttila/photos

Raymond, Maine is […]

As trains start to carry crude oil across Maine, environmentalists start to worry

Pan Am Railways and Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railways are both exploring the feasibility of moving vast amounts of crude to an Irving Oil refinery in St. John, New Brunswick. Pan Am’s rail network was used to successfully deliver the first shipment of 100-plus tanker cars in late May, and MMA reportedly plans to follow […]

Train Hauling Oil Crosses Maine

Crude oil from the West has begun moving across Maine — not by pipeline, as some environmental activists fear it will someday; but by railroad.

Posted on May 30, 2012 by Tux Turkel

http://www.kjonline.com/news/oil-crossing-maineby-way-of-railroad_2012-05-29.html

A train carrying 104 tank cars of crude from the Bakken oil fields in North Dakota came through Maine last weekend […]

Native protesters shut down Enbridge hearing in Ontario

Led by Six Nations community members, Enbridge Line 9 hearings disrupted, shut down for half a day.

May 23, 2012

http://bsnorrell.blogspot.com/2012/05/native-protesters-shut-down-enbridge.html

LONDON, Ontario — Dozens of environmental justice activists led by Indigenous activists from Haudenosaunee successfully “mic checked” a stop to Enbridge Line 9 hearings in London early Wednesday morning. Members of the National Energy […]

NEB bars citizens from hearing

OIL PIPELINE: Protesters disrupt proceedings in London, Ontario

May 23, 2012 by Jonathan Sher

http://www.lfpress.com/news/london/2012/05/23/19789461.html

“We’re fed up with this,” said one native woman. She said her name is Yagotala and that she’s part of the Mohawk Nation. “The government isn’t listening.”

Members of Six Nations and Occupy London voiced their concerns about […]

Enbridge wants to pipe tarsands oil to Montreal

The $100-million Line 9B reversal is expected to be available for service in early 2014, assuming it gets National Energy Board approval.

Posted on May 18, 2012 by Michelle Lalonde

http://www.montrealgazette.com/news/Enbridge+pipe+tarsands+Montreal/6640747/story.html

MONTREAL – Now that Enbridge Inc. has announced its intention to pipe oil from Alberta’s oilsands projects not just through Ontario, as previously announced, […]

It’s Official

Leaked documents reveal Harper government’s active targeting of anti-oil sands organizations.

Posted on February 24, 2012 by Adam Kostrich

http://www.mediacoop.ca/story/it%E2%80%99s-official/10032

Expanding oil sands production at the expense of Canada’s international reputation and the natural environment is an issue of respect. Respect for Indigenous rights, the democratic process, and the natural environment are losing the battle […]

Community Activists Protest Tar Sands Pipeline Reversal

The Protesters chanted “No Tar Sands Oil. Protect Vermont’s soil”

Posted on May 8, 2012

http://vtdigger.org/2012/05/08/community-activists-protest-tar-sands-pipeline-reversal/

May 5, 2012

Burlington, VT- Saturday local students and community members carried a 30 foot long pipeline prop with the message “No Tar Sands In VT!” written down the side through downtown Burlington to protest the proposed reversal of […]