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Climate rally draws locals

Bus takes 150 environmentalists from Albany to D.C.

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Vicki Michela said it was unseasonably cold as she and her family waited for a midnight bus from Albany to Washington on Saturday night. The irony was not lost on her or the roughly 150 other locals on the cold night journey to the nation’s capital for what organizers billed as the largest-ever rally to stop climate change. “I’ve always cared about the environment,” she said, “but this was the first time I got on ...

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February 18, 2013
11:07 a.m.

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This is a ridiculous journey. Pipelines are the cheapest way to transport products. Even if the US does not use the gas, we could sell it to other countries. There is nothing wrong with the US selling fuel to other countries.

February 18, 2013
3:24 p.m.

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How much climate-changing CO2 was released by the busses transporting these people? If trips like these were curtailed, the Keystone pipeline wouldn't be needed.

February 18, 2013
6:18 p.m.

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To all you LIP's (Low Information People), we sit here and laugh our keesteers off watching this ridiculous protest. I'll bet the Koolaid that all of you have been drinking froze, so you made Popsicles!