Don’t want a foreign company using eminent domain to take South Dakotans’ land and subject our crops, cattle, and aquifers to tar sands pollution? Then get to Pierre Sunday for the Keystone XL Resistance Ride and March!
Details from No KXL Dakota:
- What: KXL Resistance March
- When: Sunday, July 26th, 2015 at 12 PM CST
- Full Agenda:
- 11am cst: Opening Remarks and Prayer. Press and Public are invited to quietly and respectfully observe.
- 12:00pm : KXL Resistance Ride/March (1.2 miles from Hwy 14/83 Intersection to the Steamboat Park)
- 1:30pm: Water Blessing (Steamboat Park).
- 2:00-4:00pm: Rally (Steamboat Park)
Folks who’d like to share a ride to Pierre can catch a bus either at the Rapid City Civic Center, southwest lot, 7 a.m. MDT, or in Sioux Falls at Fawick Park at 8 a.m. Sunday morning.
The Public Utilities Commission begins the evidentiary hearing on TransCanada’s request to renew its Keystone XL construction permit on Monday, July 27, at 9 a.m. at the Capitol, Room 414. The hearing will run for seven days, through August 4. The PUC will not hear testimony about the tar sands pipeline’s impact on climate change or tribal stewardship obligations beyond reservation boundaries.
The Keystone XL docket is available online. The PUC also plans to webcast the hearing.