Cross Posted from TarSandsBlockade.org
**UPDATE 12:40PM – Our first action in Oklahoma! TransCanada is starting construction at the beginning of the Keystone XL route in Cushing, Oklahoma. Tar Sands Blockade organizers are there with a clear message, that while this project has started, we will not allow it to be finished.
**UPDATE 11:30AM – As TransCanada quietly breaks ground on the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline landowner advocates climb atop stacks of pipes in an East Texas construction yard. Organizers unfurled a banner and flew a “Don’t Tread On Me” Gadsden Flag to demonstrate the diverse and unlikely alliance of environmentalists and Tea Partiers who all oppose Keystone XL.
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