Monthly Archives: January 2013

Kristi Noem: Dilbit, baby, Dilbit!

Kristi Noem’s most recent column of the week displays the typical good policy sense and concern for the health of our nation and our planet that South Dakota has come to expect from its lone U.S. Representative: After almost four … Continue reading

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Hot Springs uranium propaganda meeting set for 2/7

While its three paid lobbyists take Powertech’s case to the SD legislature, the uranium company has decided it needs to woo the public as well, something they haven’t been doing very well if the record number of interventions on their … Continue reading

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Why Fast for the Earth?

Idle No More has not been idle. Today, Monday 28 January, 2013,  they have called for a global day of action “to peacefully protest attacks on Democracy, Indigenous Sovereignty, Human Rights and Environmental Protections when Canadian MPs return to the … Continue reading

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Heineman for KXL, Gathering to Protect the Sacred against; now for Mister Obama…

A big (although far from final) hurdle to the Keystone XL Pipeline was removed a few days ago when Nebraska’s Governor Dave Heineman gave the green light to TransCanada’s pipeline plans through his state: Gov. Dave Heineman of Nebraska approved … Continue reading

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Forward on Climate Rally – Feb 17th JOIN US

On Feb. 17, thousands of Americans, including five South Dakotans (including the executive director of the SD Peace & Justice Center) will converge on the Washington Mall to demand that the Obama Administration take action against the Keystone XL Pipeline. … Continue reading

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Three bills ready to protect SD’s water!

There are now three bills in the South Dakota Legislature to make it harder for uranium mines like Powertech to pollute our precious water! The first bill, Senate Bill 148, would restore state regulatory authority over in situ leach (ISL) … Continue reading

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Make Art, Not War for MLK Day 2013

We’ve given it a couple days for the photos to “develop,” as it were, of our Martin Luther King, Jr. Day “Art for Peace” exhibition, held at the Washington Street Arts Center in Vermillion, SD and co-sponsored by the SD … Continue reading

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