the course of current events trends towards disaster, the people of
Canada and the US have the power and the obligation to band together to
protect the places we love.
misguided path is an alarming number of proposals to bring tar sands
crude and other kinds of risky oil to the West Coast, intensifying the
threat of pipeline spills, rail accidents, vessel disasters, and the
devastating effects of climate change.
name to The Declaration to Save Our Shore, and together we can turn
the tide against the tar sands and shift the focus to creating good
local jobs we can all be proud of. We can say 'yes' to cleaner
transportation and energy alternatives that reduce our consumption of
Together, we pledge to take action to save our West Coast shore by saying 'no' to tar sands and risky crude oil infrastructure in our communities. We pledge to create an unbroken wall of opposition on both sides of the border.
The Declaration to Save Our Shore:
With this declaration, we are sending out an SOS. Tar sands and crude exports from Canada and the United States must be stopped. The risks are real.
In British Columbia, two proposed tar sands pipelines would result in a combined 700% increase in the number of tar sands tankers traveling up and down the West Coast, dramatically raising the risk of oil spills.
In Washington State, the sudden appearance of multiple proposals to bring risky crude oil to our shores by rail has raised grave concerns about community safety. Increasing amounts of tar sands crude processed in local refineries threatens the health of both humans and the environment.
Together we pledge to take action to save our shores by saying no to tar sands and risky crude oil infrastructure in our communities, creating an unbroken wall of opposition on both sides of the border.