Oklahoma Grandmother Locks Herself to Keystone XL Heavy Machinery — Halts Construction

Way to go Nancy! The present oil spill in suburban Arkansas is just one of many that are not being talked about in the press. Applauding a fellow Oklahoman who is brave enough to take a stand and make a difference. Way to go!

Great Plains Tar Sands Resistance




      UPDATE: 4:30 4/9 Nancy released from jail on $250 bond.  Nancy is in high spirits but reports deplorable conditions at the jail – 13 women are being held in Hughes county in a cell designed for four.

UPDATE-  10:30am Nancy Zorn has been extracted by local law UPDATE-  10:30am Nancy Zorn has been extracted by local enforcement and taken into custody. Please consider contributing to Nancy’s bail fund.


ALLEN, OK – Tuesday, April 9, 2013, 9:00 AM – Oklahoma grandmother Nancy Zorn, 79, from Warr Acres, has locked herself to a piece of heavy machinery effectively halting construction on TransCanada’s Keystone XL toxic tar sands pipeline. This action comes in the wake of the disastrous tar sands pipeline spill in Mayflower Arkansas, where an estimated 80,000 gallons of tar sands spilled into a residential neighborhood and local waterways.

Using a bike-lock Zorn has attached her neck directly to…

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3 thoughts on “Oklahoma Grandmother Locks Herself to Keystone XL Heavy Machinery — Halts Construction

    • I think what she did is cool. They had an oil spill that has devastated an entire community forcing people out of their homes… The entire neighborhood is now poisoned beyond reasonable repair. The company is hushing it up.


      • Oh I doubt ‘reasonable repair’ is true at all. The environmental groups lie far more egregiously, and often, than oil companies do. Granny, I have no doubt whatsoever, was protesting out of sheer ignorance after being misled.

        Not to mention, granny was tied to NEW construction of the Keystone pipeline… The new pipeline will be safer and newer than any older pipeline in existence and certainly better and safer than having oil bought and shipped overseas. She was blocking something that will make the transportation of oil safer for the environment.


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