Skip to comments.Minnesota Non-Profits Receive $440,000 to Oppose Keystone Pipeline (Tides Foundation)
Posted on 03/26/2012 11:33:44 AM PDT by opentalk
Three Minnesota environmental non-profit advocacy groups have received nearly half a million dollars in out-of-state foundation funding to oppose the Keystone oil pipeline project, according to a Freedom Foundation of Minnesota analysis. The California funding to state groups comes as a surprise, since Keystones proposed route does not include Minnesota.
...The Tides Foundation, based in San Francisco, has distributed nine grants totaling $439,500 to three Minnesota non-profits through 2010, according to Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and grant disclosures listed online. No records were immediately available for 2011, when the campaign targeting the pipeline picked up momentum.
Five grants totaling $269,500 were allotted to the Indigenous Environmental Network (IEN) in Bemidji. The groups pipeline organizer was recently in Cushing, Oklahoma leading a group of Native American protesters during President Obamas appearance to announce his support for the southern leg of the pipeline. Tar sands is devastating First Nations communities in Canada already, and now they want to bring that environmental health and social devastation to U.S. tribes, said Marty Cobenais of the Indigenous Environmental Network (IEN)
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Do some research into Tides Foundation & see how closely they are tied to Earth First!! & Wildlands Project.
Both those groups want to eliminate 62 of every 63 persons on earth!!
I happen to know for a fact that First Nations has not only agreed to most oilsands projects, but are receiving millions in funding and infrastructure/school construction.
There have been meetings all along, during the exploration and extraction processes that included First Nations representatives. This author is full of crap.
Let me clarify, Mary Cobenais, not Tom Steward.
It should be noted that the Tides Foundation is run by Teresa Heinz Kerry, the wife of (ugh) "Sen." John F'n Kerry.
Actually, all you did was offend those of us who served honorably in Vietnam by linking Kerry to us.