Posts Tagged ‘ Blockade ’

“Leaving with a Promise”: Nutty Ends Tree Sit

“Leaving with a Promise”: Nutty Ends Tree Sit

by Appalachians Against Pipelines / from It’s Going Down After almost two months, tree-sitter Nutty ends tree sit, as more have gone up. The following is their statement marking the end of the action. From Nutty: If you’re reading this, it means the monopod blockade is no more. We knew it couldn’t last forever....
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Virginia: Another Tree-Sit Goes Up Against the Mountain Valley Pipeline

Virginia: Another Tree-Sit Goes Up Against the Mountain Valley Pipeline

from Appalachians Against Pipelines Early Monday morning, pipeline protesters in the Jefferson National Forest erected a new aerial blockade on Pocahontas Road near Narrows, VA. The blockade consists of a protester on a platform 30 feet in the air, suspended from a horizontal rope tied to surrounding trees. Banners at the site read “WHICH...
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France: Live Blog of the Second Wave of Expulsions of la ZAD

France: Live Blog of the Second Wave of Expulsions of la ZAD

from Squat!net You can see the live ticker over on enoughisenough 09:52am Clashes at the edge of the forest at Bellevue. Images by @ZAD_NDDL Klaxon radio: If you are north of the Rohan forest, to the Datchacha, there is a a special unit of cop dressed in light blue who ambush people and make surprise...
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Kinder Morgan Pipeline Won’t Get Built Because of “Resistance on the Ground,” Vancouver Mayor Says

Kinder Morgan Pipeline Won’t Get Built Because of “Resistance on the Ground,” Vancouver Mayor Says

by Natalie Obiko Pearson / Bloomberg Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg Kinder Morgan Inc.’s proposed expansion of an oil pipeline to Canada’s Pacific Coast will never happen because local opposition to the project that’s dividing the nation is only going to intensify, according to the mayor of Vancouver. “I don’t think this project will go —...
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Vermont: The Northeast MegaDam Resistance Coalition Supports Nonviolent Land Protectors Against the Muskrat Falls Megaproject

Vermont: The Northeast MegaDam Resistance Coalition Supports Nonviolent Land Protectors Against the Muskrat Falls Megaproject

by Northeast MegaDam Resistance / EF! Newswire Richmond, Vermont. The Northeast MegaDam Resistance Coalition, in solidarity with the communities living downstream of the Muskrat Falls mega project under construction in Labrador, supports the nonviolent Land Protectors participating today in a national day of nonviolent direct action, organized by the Ontario-Muskrat Solidarity Coalition on Parliament...
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Environmental Stewardship is Not a Crime

Environmental Stewardship is Not a Crime

by Elise Gerhart / Earth First! Newswire Photo credit Jen Deerinwater I am in love with the springtime. May especially, when the animals are emerging, and the migrating ones are returning, full of energy and life. I love the light rains, and the whole “April showers bring May flowers” phenomenon that comes with the...
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UK: Opponents of Durham Opencast Mining Condemn Bailiffs and Police Over Violence at Protest Camp Eviction

UK: Opponents of Durham Opencast Mining Condemn Bailiffs and Police Over Violence at Protest Camp Eviction

from NETPOL PHOTO: Coal Action Network Since the start of March, campaigners living at the Pont Valley Protection Camp, between Dipton and Leadgate in County Durham, have been protesting against opencast coal mining by the Banks Group, which has only until 3 June to extract coal from the mine before its planning permission runs...
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Virginia: Judge Finds ‘Red’ Terry and Her Daughter in Contempt for Treesit Protests of Pipeline

Virginia: Judge Finds ‘Red’ Terry and Her Daughter in Contempt for Treesit Protests of Pipeline

by Laurence Hammack / The Roanoke Times A judge has given a mother and daughter until midnight Saturday to come down from two trees where they have been blocking construction of the Mountain Valley Pipeline. In an opinion released late Friday afternoon, U.S. District Court Judge Elizabeth Dillon found 61-year-old Theresa “Red” Terry and...
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Walking The Line: On the Frontlines Against the Pipelines

Walking The Line: On the Frontlines Against the Pipelines

from It’s Going Down In the Jefferson National Forest a line is being drawn. If you turn North from highway 460 on the border of Virginia and West Virginia onto US 641, stay right at the fork, and stop with Pocahontas Rd on your left, you will run right into it. It’s a little...
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France: The Revenge Against the Commons (Recent Report from the ZAD)

France: The Revenge Against the Commons (Recent Report from the ZAD)

from zadforever This is a long read by one of the inhabitants of the Zad, about the the fortnight rollercoaster of rural riots that has just taken place to evict the liberated territory of the zad. It’s been incredibly intense and hard to find a moment to write, but we did our best. This...
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Virginia: A Young Tree Sitter Starves in a Tent 50 Feet High to Stop a Pipeline

Virginia: A Young Tree Sitter Starves in a Tent 50 Feet High to Stop a Pipeline

by Appalachians Against Pipelines/ It’s Going Down When a young girl got up in a monopod tent with limited food to prevent construction of the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) back in March, she had no idea the movement her action would spark. A 61 year-old woman, “Red” Terry, would soon join the effort by...
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The Bent Mt Community is Uniting Against the Mountain Valley Pipeline

The Bent Mt Community is Uniting Against the Mountain Valley Pipeline

by Farmlands Fighting Pipelines / It’s Going Down The following report is from an anonymous contributor with Farmlands Fighting Pipelines, and discusses how the Bent Mountain community is uniting and winning against the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP). One woman, resolute in a tree, has stayed 32 feet above the ground under the threat of...
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