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Dam Line 9! Interview on the Enbridge worksite blockade

This is an interview with Lana, a blockader at the Dam Line 9 occupation in Innerkip. Lana will talk about why blockaders are concerned about Line 9 and what is happening on site.

The occupation of a construction site on Line 9 site is continuing Friday, August 8.

The site of a proposed valve installation has been occupied since 7 a.m. Tuesday morning. Blockaders are maintaining their commitment to defend the watershed of the Antler (Thames) river and all waterways and ecosystems that Line 9 crosses and that suffer from tar sands extraction. Line 9 is slated to carry tar sands bitumen and fracked bakken shale oil eastward from Sarnia to Montreal.

The risks of these oils poses a grave threat to ecosystems and communities along the line’s entire route. As blockaders prepare for the long haul, they have planteda. garden on site–which is part of what was a farmer’s field prior to enbridge’s construction. Supporters are encouraged to come to the site! Information and directions are posted to damline9.tumblr.com Stay tuned for more on this after headlines.

This interview was first played on August 7, 2014 edition of The Daily GRRR!  The interview was undertaken by host Rachel Avery. The #DailyGRRR! is on every day weekday from 9-10 a.m. on 100.3 CKMS in Waterloo region, soundfm.ca on the web.  Check out all out work at http://grandrivermc.ca

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