Posts Tagged ‘ fracking ’

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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Massachusetts: Anti-pipeline Campaigners Found Not Guilty Because “Protest Against Climate Change Crisis” Was Legal “Necessity”

Massachusetts: Anti-pipeline Campaigners Found Not Guilty Because “Protest Against Climate Change Crisis” Was Legal “Necessity”

by Andrew Buncombe / The Independent More than a dozen protesters who clambered into holes dug for a high pressure gas pipeline said they had been found not responsible by a judge after hearing them argue their actions to try and stop climate change were a legal “necessity”. Karenna Gore, the daughter of former Vice President Al Gore,...
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UK: Activists Blockade Entrance to Cuadrilla’s Lancashire Fracking Site

UK: Activists Blockade Entrance to Cuadrilla’s Lancashire Fracking Site

by Ruth Hayhurst / Drill or Drop Campaigners used two scaffolding tripods to block the entrance to Cuadrilla’s shale gas site near Blackpool this morning . The action, which began at about 4.30am, was by members of the national group, Reclaim the Power, which coordinated a month of protests outside the site last...
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Maryland: Lockdown Blocks Tree Clearing On Site of Proposed Compressor Station

Maryland: Lockdown Blocks Tree Clearing On Site of Proposed Compressor Station

from SEED This morning a person locked-down to a tractor that was placed as a blockade at the entrance of a proposed fracked-gas compressor station site in Maryland. The action stopped Dominion Energy from clearing trees at the site. Community members including kids ranging from toddlers to teenagers joined the demonstration to...
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Maryland: Lockdown Against Dominion Energy Clearing Trees for Fracked Gas

Maryland: Lockdown Against Dominion Energy Clearing Trees for Fracked Gas

from It’s Going Down Following report comes from a press release about a lock down action against Dominion Energy in rural Maryland. This morning a person locked-down to a tractor that was placed as a blockade at the entrance of a proposed fracked-gas compressor station site in Maryland. The action stopped Dominion Energy from...
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