Rising Tide documents it’s week of “Action against Extraction” marking the April 20th, 2011 anniversary of BP’s Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
Across North America and as far as Helsinki and Wellington the destruction wrought by BP, Halliburton, TransOcean, and a complacent government was not just remembered, but resisted.
Equally important, Rising Tiders and our allies demonstrated to communities, energy companies, and government agencies that it’s not just this oil spills, but the toxic coal pollution, gruesome tar sands pits, the poisons of natural gas fracking, and many other types of extraction that poison people and the planet that must come to an end. We are still getting in reports from actions — this is just a partial list of communities that marked the anniversary with action…
“April 20 Day of Action Against Extraction on Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Anniversary”Published May 24, 2011 Uncategorized Leave a Comment