Posts Tagged ‘ fracking ’

Fredrick Stoneypoint, “Junexit” Fracking Blockader, Released! Gaspé, Canada

Fredrick Stoneypoint, “Junexit” Fracking Blockader, Released! Gaspé, Canada

August 19th update from Secure.Avaaz.org Update August 19th, 2017: FREDDY WAS RELEASED! More to come Fredrick Stoneypoint, a Carleton University student and young land defender from Sagamok Anishinabewk First Nations, was arrested in Galt, Gaspé, Québec. He was at the reoccupation blockade against Galt 4 #Junex, a fracking company that is illegally trespassing...
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Canada: Sabotage of Heavy Equipment in the Terrain Vague

Canada: Sabotage of Heavy Equipment in the Terrain Vague

from Montréal Counter-Information Three machines were sabotaged by various means- removing air filters, contaminating oil, anti-freeze, and fuel reservoirs, emptying other fluid reservoirs, and disconnecting hidden electrical wires. This terrain, abandoned for many years, is now part of a development plan to expand the port of Montreal. – https://www.strategiemaritime.gouv.qc.ca – http://journalmetro.com/local/mercier-anjou/actualites-mercier-anjou/1041553/des-citoyens-sopposent-au-projet-de-transport-de-marchandises-a-mhm/ An excursion through...
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Banner Drop Against Junex

Banner Drop Against Junex

from MTL Counter-Info This morning, a huge banner was dropped outside the riding office of the Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, Pierre Arcand. This action comes in the wake of the River Camp being established at the entry to the oil company Junex’s Galt 4 drilling site. No to fracking, Junexit from Gaspésie,...
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Susquehanna Earth First! Climb Camp 2017: Pennsylvania

Susquehanna Earth First! Climb Camp 2017: Pennsylvania

from Susquehanna Earth First! Susquehanna Earth First! and friends will be hosting a direct-action climb camp in so-called Pennsylvania August 25-31, 2017. This is intended for anyone who is interested in learning or building technical action climbing skills. Folks in this region are currently fighting multiple pipelines, compressor stations, coal, fracking … you name...
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Fracking Drilling Rig Brought on Site Overnight “to Avoid Protests”

Fracking Drilling Rig Brought on Site Overnight “to Avoid Protests”

by Adam Vaughan / The Guardian A company preparing to be the first to start large-scale UK fracking has breached its planning permission by delivering a drilling rig overnight, prompting the local authority to warn it is considering action against it. Cuadrilla said that around 30 trucks had made deliveries to its Preston New...
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Lockdown at Cuadrilla’s Lankashire Fracking Site, UK

by Mat Hope and Laura Creighton, report from Lancashire / DeSmog Blog July 11: Three anti-fracking protesters were arrested after they locked their arms inside tubing at Cuadrilla’s anti-fracking site in Lancashire, forcing police to close off a section of Preston New Road from around 8am this morning. Five police vans and more than...
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Drilling Rig Owned by UK Fracking Firm Cuadrilla ‘seriously vandalised’

Drilling Rig Owned by UK Fracking Firm Cuadrilla ‘seriously vandalised’

by Adam Vaughan / The Guardian A drilling rig owned by one of the UK’s most prominent fracking firms has been seriously vandalised, in a move seemingly intended to slow down the country’s embryonic shale industry. Derbyshire police said that between 18 and 24 May, a person illegally entered a facility near Chesterfield run...
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Drilling for Mariner East 2 Pipeline Contaminates Drinking Water

Drilling for Mariner East 2 Pipeline Contaminates Drinking Water

from It’s Going Down Residents along the construction route of Sunoco/Energy Transfer Partners’ Mariner East 2 pipeline are reporting contamination in their water after pipeline drilling accidents led to a chemical slurry compromising a well, which then tainted another well and several aquifers. Over the last few weeks, neighborhoods in Chester County west of...
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Thirteen-Person Lockdown at Fracking Site, Lancashire, UK

Thirteen-Person Lockdown at Fracking Site, Lancashire, UK

by Press Association / The Guardian Protesters at Preston New Road in Fylde, Lancashire, on Monday. Photograph: Kristian Buus Protesters have blockaded the entrance to a fracking site as part of a month of action to resist the controversial drilling process. The group of 13 protesters, including three local councillors, arrived at the site...
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Anti-Fracking Group Runs 80 Miles in NM Heat

Anti-Fracking Group Runs 80 Miles in NM Heat

from KOB Read the letter delivered to BLM at http://www.wildearthguardians.org/site/DocServer/6.26_FrackOffChaco_Awareness_Run_BLM_Letter.pdf?docID=17552 June 26, 2017 08:26 PM FARMINGTON, N.M. – A group in the Four Corners area is on an environmental mission. Members went on an 80-mile run in the June heat to deliver a message to federal authorities. “They said it was about 103 yesterday....
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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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