There is more than one pipeline that oil companies want to build in the US. While the Keystone Pipeline gets most of the notice, another environmentally unsound pipeline is looking to dissect Iowa and spoil some of the world’s best farmland. Here is what Iowa CCI suggests you can do:
BAKKEN PIPELINE RESISTANCE
A Fortune 500 oil corporation down in Texas is planning on building a dangerous oil pipeline through 17 Iowa counties in order to transport crude, dirty, explosive Bakken oil being hydrofracked in North Dakota down through Iowa and Illinois and on to the Gulf of Mexico.
WHAT CAN YOU DO?
Attend the information hearing closest to you and voice your opposition:
Dec. 1: Inwood Community Center, Inwood, 1 p.m.; Terrace View Event Center, Sioux Center, 6 p.m.; Comfort Inn & Suites, Fort Madison, 1 p.m.; River Valley Lodge,Farmington,6 p.m.
Dec. 2: Sheldon Community Services, Sheldon, 9 a.m.; Cherokee Community Center,Cherokee, 3 p.m.; Jefferson County Fairgrounds Activity Building, Fairfield, 9 a.m.
Dec. 3: Buena Vista University, Anderson Auditorium, Storm Lake, 9 a.m.; Gateway Church of the Nazarene, Community Room, Oskaloosa, 3 p.m.; Memorial Hall,Sigourney, 9 a.m.
Dec. 4: Ankeny Parks and Recreation, Lakeside Center, 400 N.W. Lakeshore Drive,Ankeny, 3 p.m.; DMACC Newton Conference Center, Newton, 9 a.m.
Dec. 15: Sac Community Center, Sac City, 1 p.m.’ Calhoun County Expo Center,Rockwell City, 6 p.m.; Boone County Fairgrounds, Community Building, Boone, 6 p.m.; Gates Memorial Auditorium, Nevada, 1 p.m.
Dec. 16: Iowa Central Community College, East Campus, Triton Room, Fort Dodge, 9 a.m.; Bridge View Center, Ottumwa, 9 a.m.