Congress in Washington wants to bring tar sands crude into the U.S. Additionally, a few days ago the Nebraska court declared it was legal to route the tar sands pipeline through the state, though it mean appropriating landowners' property  and endangering the Ogallala aquifer, which also supplies Wyoming. In response to these political decisions,On Tuesday, January 14, activists from Laramie and Cheyenne staged a demonstration in front of the capitol in Cheyenne, where legislators had been sworn in earlier that day. The idea was to urge President Obama tto stick with his decision to veto the pipeline bill.


The Wyoming Tribune Eagle provided coverage.