6 September 2011 – From Treehugger : Two weeks of sustained protest concluded outside the White House yesterday. Over that time, over 1,250 people were arrested in order to send a single, simple message to the Obama administration Do not approve the Keystone XL pipeline. The pipeline, currently pending approval, would carry the exceptionally dirty tar sands oil 1,700 miles from Alberta, Canada to American refineries along the Gulf Coast. See the whole story