Global Protests Against Tar Sands

One day after the Idaho Transportation Department green lighted two mega-loads to travel through Idaho toward the Kearl Oil Sands in Alberta, protests against the controversial Canadian project will be staged across the globe.

Scores of protests are scheduled for London, Copenhagen, Vienna, 11 Canadian cities, and 25 cities in the United States.  A group calling itself Wild Idaho Rising Tide (WIRT) will be protesting in Moscow, where at least two of the mega-loads will roll by later this month.

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(By George Prentice, Boise Weekly)