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France: stop Tar Sands today!

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France: stop Tar Sands today!

Today (Feb 23), Europe could pass a directive that would introduce strict pollution controls and stop the flow of deadly tar sands oil into the EU. But France is blocking this crucial law -- now only we can save it.

Tar sands oil destroys forests, lakes, and emits 25% more carbon pollution than other oil. But for Canada it is a money making bonanza, and the government and big oil companies are ferociously lobbying Europe to open the flood gates to this black gold. Right now France is caving to pressure, but if we can pressure Energy Minister Eric Besson to put people and the planet before oil profits, we can win!

The Fuel Quality Directive vote is on a knife's edge and it all comes down to us. We only have only hours left to take action -- let's send a flood of messages now urging our government to be green champions. Click below to send a message and forward this to everyone.
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