(December 16th, 2010)
With Ken Fountain at the “Houston Frontline Tours” sponsored by t.e.j.a.s (Texas Environmental Justice Advocacy Services) and the Houston Sierra Club. Examining the potential impact Keystone XL Pipeline will have on the already environmentally devastated neibourhoods around the Houston Ship Channel.
Some of the more interesting highlights. For more, visit: http://forestphotography.smugmug.com/Events/Solis/20101216-Houston-Frontlines/15103485_vz3Nz
Ken Fountain’s story: http://kenfountain.wordpress.com/2010/12/16/east-end-communities-spotlighted-in-fight-against-oil-pipeline/
Houston Sierra Club press release: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=109581199113515
Playground at the Hartman Community Center.
18 Wheelers and industrial vehicles drive through the neighbourhoods because of lack of access roads.
The Houston Ship Channel view at Brady's Landing, a popular restuarant.
Kids in the neighbourhoodl calls it the "Cloud Maker"
Juan Parras, Director of t.e.j.a.s. (Texas Environmental Justice Advocacy Services) and members of the surrounding neighbourhoods holds a press conference.
Containers as this man's neighbour.
A bridge view of the Manchester neighbourhood