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Friends of the Earth’s blog is a staff-run blog that provides policy analysis, insight and commentary about the environment and other progressive issues, advances our campaigns, and builds momentum for a healthy and just world.

Keystone XL stories: Ernie Fellows

Dec. 16, 2010 / Posted by: Kelly Trout / Categories: Blog, Climate and Energy / Tags: Keystone xl

Ernie Fellows is a 65-year-old retired rancher living in Mills, Nebraska, a remote community that sits atop the Ogallala Aquifer along the South Dakota border. Fellows has spent his entire adult life raising livestock and tending to the land he in...

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Keystone XL stories: Karla Land

Dec. 16, 2010 / Posted by: Kelly Trout / Categories: Blog, Climate and Energy / Tags: Keystone xl

Karla Land settled in Channelview, Texas in 1979. She was born and raised in Texas, leaving the state for college and to pursue her passion for scuba diving in the Bahamas. She returned after marrying her husband and together they own and operate ...

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Keystone XL stories: David Daniel

Dec. 16, 2010 / Posted by: Kelly Trout / Categories: Blog, Climate and Energy / Tags: Keystone xl

David Daniel is a 43-year-old carpenter living in Winsboro, Texas, a small community of a couple thousand people in East Texas. Daniel fell in love with the community for its natural beauty and purchased some land shortly after seeing it for the f...

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Keystone XL stories: Kim Marcel

Dec. 16, 2010 / Posted by: Kelly Trout / Categories: Blog, Climate and Energy / Tags: Keystone xl

Kim Marcel is a long-term resident of Fort Chipewyan in Alberta, Canada, the home of the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nations. She has always been interested in the environment and is concerned about what the tar sands industry is doing to destroy it...

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