Tag Archives: Bakken Oil Pipeline

Iowa Farmer To Pipeline Representative: “Go To Hell”

“I’ve worked all my life for what we’ve got.”  She points north and east, naming one neighbor after another who is against the pipeline. “I hope everyone is as mad as I am, because to tell you the truth, I … Continue reading

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Bakken Pipeline Resistance Iowa Meetings

(Editor’s Note: Cheryl Valenta, Bakken Pipeline Resistance Coalition, announced three informational meetings in Cedar Rapids, Cedar Falls and Iowa City about the Dakota Access Oil Pipeline proposed to the Iowa Utilities Board in January). Have you heard about the proposed … Continue reading

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Ed Fallon On The Iowa Bakken Oil Pipeline

Blog for Iowa caught up with Ed Fallon in Iowa City at a March 11 fundraiser for his Iowa Pipeline Walk along the proposed route of the Dakota Access oil pipeline from the Bakken shale formation through Iowa to Illinois. … Continue reading

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Iowa Pipeline Walk: Day 11

[Dave Bradley’s Sunday Funday civics quiz will be back next week.] Please follow Ed Fallon’s walk across Iowa along the route of the proposed Bakken Oil Pipeline.  Go to http://fallonforum.com/pipeline-walk/  You can also follow on Facebook or get e-mail updates. … Continue reading

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Iowa Pipeline Walk: Day 10

Please follow Ed Fallon’s walk across Iowa along the route of the proposed Bakken Oil Pipeline.  Go to http://fallonforum.com/pipeline-walk/  You can also follow on Facebook or get e-mail updates. Wednesday, March 11, 2015 – Keomah Village, Iowa by Ed Fallon … Continue reading

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Letter To Iowa Landowners Along Proposed Pipeline Route

Letter to Landowners Posted on March 9, 2015 by Ed Fallon This is the letter Ed is sharing with landowners and others he meets along the pipeline route. Dear Fellow Iowan, As I’m sure you know, a Texas billionaire named … Continue reading

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This Week On The Fallon Forum: Iowa Pipeline Walk, Wage Theft, Minimum Wage

fallonforum.com Saturday, March 7, 2015 – Bladensburg, Iowa For the latest Iowa Pipeline Walk route and schedule detail, click here. “Are you out for exercise or are ya broke down?” asked the bearded man driving a white pick-up truck sporting … Continue reading

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Are Property Rights A Climate Action Tool?

For many, protecting property rights is high on the list of priorities. It’s the American way, shouldn’t it be so? A related and perhaps better question is whether climate advocates should use eminent domain as a tool to advocate against … Continue reading

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Hughie Tweedy To Pipeline: “My Land Is Not For Sale – Not For A Million Bucks”

fallonforum.com/ Beginning on March 2, 2015, Ed Fallon began a walk of 400 miles following the path of the proposed Bakken Oil Pipeline. He will walk from the southeast corner of Iowa to the northwest corner of the state, meeting … Continue reading

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Why Bakken Oil Is Dirty

People who care about hydraulic fracturing say the oil coming from the Bakken formation in North Dakota, Montana and Saskatchewan is dirty. It is. All oil is dirty, and my two cents is we should leave what’s there in the … Continue reading

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