Posts Tagged ‘ direct action ’

The Sabal Trail Resistance Must Go On

The Sabal Trail Resistance Must Go On

Updates on Florida’s Continuing Pipeline Fight from Sabal Trail Resistance It’s been a hard month for those of us who dedicated so much of our lives over the past year to tracking, exposing and disrupting the construction of the Sabal Trail pipeline. What follows is a brief synopsis of recent news and events. June...
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98 Year Old, Seven Others in Civil Disobedience to Pipeline Project

98 Year Old, Seven Others in Civil Disobedience to Pipeline Project

from The Berkshire Eagle SANDISFIELD, MA — A 98-year-old woman with a long history of activism was arrested with seven others Saturday after stopping pipe-laying work in Otis State Forest. Frances Crowe, considered a legend for her peace activism and anti-nuclear efforts, was pushed in her wheelchair to the edge of the open pipeline...
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Lafayette Council Considers Legalizing Direct Action to Protect Environment

Lafayette Council Considers Legalizing Direct Action to Protect Environment

Doug Good Feather, who grew up on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota, addresses the Lafayette City Council.(photo credit: Rob Jackson)     by Rob Jackson / Boulder Weekly Some citizens of Lafayette never accepted the State of Colorado’s claims of preemption or the court’s dismissal of their community’s groundbreaking 2013 vote...
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One Family’s Bold Stand to Block Construction of a New Pipeline

One Family’s Bold Stand to Block Construction of a New Pipeline

Ellen Gerhart holds a palm-sized Wood Turtle with a distinctive design on its shell. (WNV/Chris Baker Evens) by Chris Baker Evans / Waging Nonviolence Two years ago the most trouble Ellen Gerhart had faced with the law was a parking ticket. Today, standing on a wide swath of cleared forest overlooking miles of mid-construction...
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Spokane Train Blockaders Will Use Necessity Defense

Spokane Train Blockaders Will Use Necessity Defense

Tyler Tjomsland / The Spokesman-Review from Wild Idaho Rising Tide Pre-Trial Motion Hearing: Necessity Defense & Expert Testimony In late August and September 2016, Raging Grannies Margie Heller, Nancy Nelson, and Deena Romoff and Veterans for Peace Maeve Aeolus, Rusty Nelson (husband of Nancy), and George Taylor protested oil and coal trains moving through...
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July 13-17, VA: Stop the Pipelines Action Camp

July 13-17, VA: Stop the Pipelines Action Camp

by The Final Straw / It’s Going Down Listen and Download (this section begins at 11 minutes 29 seconds) Here Save the date! July 13-17 Connect, Build Skills, Deepen our resistance. This week we featured two conversations in the episode. “Stop The Pipelines Action Camp” Firstly, Bursts chatted with Erin. Erin is a resident of...
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Ninety-five-year-old Locks Down at Mining Equipment Depot in Australia

Ninety-five-year-old Locks Down at Mining Equipment Depot in Australia

from The Galilee Blockade Late last night, 95 yo Kokoda veteran and great-grandfather Bill Ryan locked the gates of a Road Maintenance Depot full of equipment in Sydney, challenging Downer Group to tear up their $2.6bn contract to build Adani’s Carmichael coal mine. Citizens also locked up 9 more Downer Group industrial premises last...
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India: 204 Protesters Arrested at Puthyvype LNG Plant

India: 204 Protesters Arrested at Puthyvype LNG Plant

by Staff/ Times of India People’s protest against construction of IOC’s LPG import terminal at Puthuvype in Kochi on Sunday. Photo by Josekutty Panackal KOCHI: Njarackal police removed protesters from the Puthuvype LNG import terminal of the IOC on Wednesday after they allegedly disrupted the functioning of the plant. According to...
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Introducing L’eau Est La Vie (Water is Life) Camp for Bayou Bridge Resistance

from Indigenous Environmental Network Springfield, LA – Following legal victories for the Tribes at Standing Rock, Water Protectors in Southern Louisiana will open the L’eau Est La Vie (Water is Life) Camp tomorrow. The launch marks the next fight to protect Indigenous rights, life-giving water and to stop Energy Transfer Partners from committing acts...
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Pipeline Protestors Disrupt VA Democrat’s Gubernatorial Primary Victory Party

from the Earth First! Newswire The celebrations didn’t last long for the newly chosen Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ralph Northam at his primary election victory party on June 13. As supporters drank beers and exuberantly chanted “Ralph, Ralph, Ralph,” a group of activists took the stage with banners reading, “No Time to Celebrate, No Pipelines,”...
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New Zine About the Struggle Against the Trans Adriatic Pipeline

New Zine About the Struggle Against the Trans Adriatic Pipeline

from Contra Info TACKLING ENERGY The struggle against the construction of the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) through Greece – Albania – Italy Pamphlet, A5, 48 pages “They protest against the energy that flows under their house, but inside of the house they want it!” yells the stuffy national-popular bourgeois in the spring of 2017...
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Three Arrested Attempting to Block Fast-Tracked FERC Commissioner Approvals in DC

Three Arrested Attempting to Block Fast-Tracked FERC Commissioner Approvals in DC

from Beyond Extreme Energy WASHINGTON, DC: The week following Trump’s announcement that he will pull the United States out of the Paris Climate Accord, three individuals representing a coalition of nearly 170 groups opposing Trump’s nominees to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) disrupted a committee vote to advance the candidates. Three individuals were...
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