Earth First! Journal - Southern Appalachian Office

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Monopod Blocking Mountain Valley Pipeline Celebrates 30th Day

26. April 2018
Monopod Blocking Mountain Valley Pipeline Celebrates 30th Day

from Appalachians Against Pipelines The 30th day of the monopod blockade has arrived, and we’re still here! For 30 days and 29 nights, steadfast Nutty has blocked MVP’s road access into the Hellbender Autonomous Zone in the Jefferson National Forest. She has held her ground through snow, sleet, hail, heavy winds, driving rain, freezing...
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Monopod Blocking Mountain Valley Pipeline Sets Record as it Nears 3rd Week of Occupation

9. April 2018
Monopod Blocking Mountain Valley Pipeline Sets Record as it Nears 3rd Week of Occupation

submitted to the Earth First! Newswire GILES COUNTY, VA Well, we think we’ve set a record! The sun is setting on the 11th running day  (editors note, 13th day as of this posting!) of the monopod blockade on the road leading up Peters Mountain to where two other sitters are also resisting Mountain Valley...
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Pipeline Protestors Set Up New Blockade to Defend Peters as Tree Sits Enter Second Month

28. März 2018
Pipeline Protestors Set Up New Blockade to Defend Peters as Tree Sits Enter Second Month

from the Earth First! Newswire Earlier this morning, anti-pipeline activists erected an aerial blockade across an access road in the Jefferson National Forest. The blockade prevents state vehicles and Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) personnel from accessing the two tree sits on Peters Mountain, and halts the daily construction of a 7-mile...
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MVP Asks West Virginia Judge to Order Protesters Out of Trees Along Pipeline Route

8. März 2018
MVP Asks West Virginia Judge to Order Protesters Out of Trees Along Pipeline Route

from Roanoke Times Lawyers for the Mountain Valley Pipeline are asking a West Virginia judge to order the removal of protesters sitting in trees along the pipeline’s route. The protesters’ attempt to block tree cutting for the natural gas pipeline has no legal justification and could delay construction, the attorneys wrote in a motion...
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Tree Sit Launched in Path of Mountain Valley Pipeline

3. März 2018
Tree Sit Launched in Path of Mountain Valley Pipeline

from Its Going Down The following press release was sent to It’s Going Down and announces an active tree-sit, ‘Peters Mountain Stand,’ in West Virginia against the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP). For background information on pipelines in West Virginia, go here to listen to our podcast interview with a local organizer. For other updates,...
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Dozens Occupy NC Governor’s Office to Protest Atlantic Coast Pipeline

3. Februar 2018
Dozens Occupy NC Governor’s Office to Protest Atlantic Coast Pipeline

from the Earth First! Newswire According to the Raleigh News and Obersver, 15 people were arrested for occupying North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper’s office in a protest against his administration’s approval of the controversial Atlantic Coast Pipeline. The protest which took place on Febraury 2nd and was the latest instance of community opposition to...
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Yaqui Tribe Defends Land by Digging Up Gas Pipeline

20. Dezember 2017
Yaqui Tribe Defends Land by Digging Up Gas Pipeline

from Bloomberg News A chunk of Sempra Energy’s natural gas pipeline sits in the dirt behind a community center in the village of Loma de Bacum in northwest Mexico. Guadalupe Flores thinks it would make a great barbecue pit. “Cut it here, lift the top,’’ he says, pointing to the 30-inch diameter steel tube....
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Blockade the Catastrophe: Anti-Fracking Barricade of Port Continues in Olympia, WA

20. November 2017
Blockade the Catastrophe: Anti-Fracking Barricade of Port Continues in Olympia, WA

  from ItsGoingDown Blockade the Catastrophe, Build the Commune, Decolonize Turtle Island: A Call for Solidarity Squaxin & Nisqually Land The Olympia Commune 2.0 is now in its third full day, and the blockade is holding strong. A reportback from the first day can be read on Puget Sound Anarchists, as well as texts...
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Drop the Charges! First Round of J20 Inauguration Arrestees Go to Court this Week

14. November 2017
Drop the Charges! First Round of J20 Inauguration Arrestees Go to Court this Week

by the Earth First! Newswire On January 20th 2017 as hundreds of thousands of people descended on DC and took to the streets around the world to protest Trump’s inauguration, the DC police arbitrarily rounded up over 200 protestors in an illegal mass arrest. These protestors now face decades in prison on bogus felony...
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Community Resistance in the South is Throwing a Major Wrench in Pipeline Plans

15. September 2017
Community Resistance in the South is Throwing a Major Wrench in Pipeline Plans

by Skyler Simmons / Earth First! Newswire In the past week the West Virginia Department of Environmental Quality announced that it is rescinding the water quality permit for the Mountain Valley Pipeline to be built through their state, while North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper just announced that his DEQ will be delaying a decision...
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EF! Journal Irma Update: We’re Still Here, We Just Don’t Have Power

13. September 2017
EF! Journal Irma Update: We’re Still Here, We Just Don’t Have Power

A quick note from the Earth First! Journal Crew in Lake Worth, FL. Our community was fortunate to be spared the worst of Irma but we are still without power. If you have tried to get a hold of us in the past several days we’ll get back to you as soon as the...
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Protestors Confront Forest Service Over Mountain Valley Pipeline in Virginia

18. Juli 2017
Protestors Confront Forest Service Over Mountain Valley Pipeline in Virginia

from the Earth First! Newswire Approximately twenty people occupied the lobby of the Forest Service’s Supervisor Office on Valleypointe Parkway in Roanoke Monday morning to demand a meeting with the supervisor of the George Washington and Jefferson National Forest, Joby Timm. The group of residents and forest defenders sought the meeting to express frustration...
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