This NY Times article talks about the Valve Turners. ‘I’m Just More Afraid of Climate Change Than I Am of Prison’. That’s a quote from one of the activists who chose to turn off the spigot despite knowing that they could go to prison for doing so. The activists called the operations center of the pipeline’s owner, the TransCanada Corporation, and told them they were going to turn off the Keystone Pipeline. While they were closing off the Keystone Pipeline, four other cross-border pipelines — in Washington, Montana and Minnesota — were being shut down, too. Together, the pipelines carry nearly 70 percent of the crude oil imported to the United States from Canada.