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UK: Cuadrilla Secures New Injunction Against Fracking Protesters

UK: Cuadrilla Secures New Injunction Against Fracking Protesters

by Rob Evans / The Guardian A major energy firm has secured an expanded injunction against protesters after it took a big step towards starting fracking on a substantial scale. Cuadrilla Resources went to court to obtain the injunction against all campaigners who opposed its drilling operations at its Preston New Road site in...
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Atlantic Coast Pipeline Protestors Block Duke Energy CEO’s Driveway

Atlantic Coast Pipeline Protestors Block Duke Energy CEO’s Driveway

by the Earth First! Newswire Watch some funny mainstream media coverage here People fighting the Atlantic Coast Pipeline in North Carolina blocked the driveway of Duke Energy CEO Lynn Good’s mansion in Charlotte on May 9th. Duke Energy is a major partner in the 600 mile long pipeline that would bring fracked gas from...
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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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Monopod Blocking Mountain Valley Pipeline Celebrates 30th Day

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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Colorado: Locals Fight Fracking Companys Plans to Drill 1,000 Feet From School

Colorado: Locals Fight Fracking Companys Plans to Drill 1,000 Feet From School

by Megan Jula / Mother Jones Bella Romero Academy’s playground, with Extraction Oil and Gas’ proposed site just beyond the fence. FracTracker In one of the most fracked counties in the country, a fight is underway between environmental justice advocates and the Colorado commission that oversees oil and gas development. Four environmental and civil rights groups...
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Maryland: Residents Rally in Baltimore Against Fracked Gas Infrastructure

Maryland: Residents Rally in Baltimore Against Fracked Gas Infrastructure

from DC Direct Action News On the 18th of April, MD residents from Cove Point, Accokeek, Myersville, and other places menaced by fracked gas project protested outside the MD Dept of the Environment. They were there to demand that the existing state ban on fracking be made meaninful with a ban on fracked gas...
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Tree Sitters in West Virginia Aren’t Leaving; They’re Expanding

Tree Sitters in West Virginia Aren’t Leaving; They’re Expanding

from It’s Going Down In the past several days in West Virginia, actions on Peter’s Mountain have continued against the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP). On April 2nd, a new tree-sit was also launched in an orchard. As news is coming out at a rapid pace, we’ve created a roundup of recent actions and videos...
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Join “Reclaim the Power” at Preston New Road to Stop Fracking in Lancashire

Join “Reclaim the Power” at Preston New Road to Stop Fracking in Lancashire

submitted to the Earth First! Newswire Poetry at the Gate during Reclaim the Power’s Jig at the Rig mass action which shut down the site in March 2017. Over the next three months, communities are coming together in a United Resistance of Love and Defiance to counter Cuadrilla’s dangerous fracking plans at Preston New...
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UK: 200 Women March to Fracking Site, Announce New Campaign

UK: 200 Women March to Fracking Site, Announce New Campaign

by Ruth Hayhurst / Drill or Drop The 100 Women March to Cuadrilla’s shale gas site near Blackpool, 3 April 2018. Photo: Refracktion An estimated 200 women from across the UK took part in a march and rally outside Cuadrilla’s shale gas site near Blackpool this morning. The event launched the United Resistance, a...
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Water Protectors Construct Longhouse to Block Doors of Puget Sound Energy HQ in Bellevue

Water Protectors Construct Longhouse to Block Doors of Puget Sound Energy HQ in Bellevue

from Puget Sound Anarchists Water Protectors have constructed a Longhouse to block the doors of the Puget Sound Energy HQ in Bellevue, WA. Permits were applied for but it was thought with the way PSE operate, they would understand if it was built while it is pending. Puget Sound Energy continue to build a...
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Nearly Unanimous Opposition to Compressor Station at Rowdy Hearing in Maryland

Nearly Unanimous Opposition to Compressor Station at Rowdy Hearing in Maryland

from DC Direct Action News On the 28th of March, the MD Dept of the Environment (MDE) held a public hearing in Charles County, MD concerning Dominion’s proposed fracked gas compressor station. Near the beginning, someone projected scenes of what a potential explosion at the compressor station on the walls of the room. MDE...
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Pipeline Protestors Set Up New Blockade to Defend Peters as Tree Sits Enter Second Month

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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