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May Boeve, Executive Director of 350.org, which spearheaded the fight against the Keystone pipeline, heralded the move as "conclusive proof that activism works. After four years of rallies, marches, sit-ins, and civil disobedience, we’re thrilled to see President Obama take an important first step by vetoing this love letter to Big Oil." A coalition of environmental groups is holding a celebration outside of the White House in Lafayette Park.
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The Council of Canadians
Brent Patterson, the Political Director at the Council of Canadians, proposes five strategies to ensure that the pipeline is never built. (In the face of widespread opposition, Canada's federal government on Tuesday in fact gave the OK to Enbridge's Northern Gateway tar sands pipeline - Portside moderator)