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Protesting private banks gains urgency in climate justice fights - The Seattle Globalist

21.5.17

Protesting private banks gains urgency in climate justice fights - The Seattle Globalist: J.P. Morgan Chase is poised to finance TransCanada Corp’s Keystone XL tar sands pipeline project that would connect oil fields in Canada to refineries in the U.S., which was re-approved by President Trump in March.

Last week, climate justice non-profit 350 Seattle coordinated a protest that briefly shut down 13 Chase Bank branches across Seattle. Between 300 and 400 people were involved, and 26 were arrested.

Because the project still needs financing and permits, anti-pipeline activists believe that the KXL can still be stopped.


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