Posts Tagged ‘ fracking ’

Meet the 23-Year-Old Who’s Helping Lead the Indigenous Resistance Against Pipelines

Meet the 23-Year-Old Who’s Helping Lead the Indigenous Resistance Against Pipelines

from Brit + Co / Natalie Zisa Jackie Fielder quit her full-time job in June 2017. But it wasn’t to travel the world or go back to school, like some other 23-year-olds. Instead, she made a bold decision to join Mazaska Talks, an organization that aims to encourage organizations and individuals to divest from...
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“We All Need It To Survive”: Fighting the Bayou Bridge Pipeline

“We All Need It To Survive”: Fighting the Bayou Bridge Pipeline

from It’s Going Down   https://ia601509.us.archive.org/13/items/bridgepipe/bridgepipe.mp3 This is the first time in Louisiana that we have seen environmental justice, African-American communities, we have seen indigenous communities, we have seen crawfishers, we have seen faith leaders – stand together, united to say: “This is just a company we don’t want to give access to our...
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UK: Lock-On Protest at Shale Gas Site

UK: Lock-On Protest at Shale Gas Site

from Drill or Drop Two pairs of opponents of Cuadrilla’s shale gas operations in Lancashire locked themselves together at about 5am outside the site at Preston New Road near Blackpool. The lock-on protest was the first of 2018. A team of four specialist police officers removed the campaigners by early afternoon. Police said four...
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Anti-Fracking Campaigners Mark One Year of Work and Protests at Lancs Shale Site

Anti-Fracking Campaigners Mark One Year of Work and Protests at Lancs Shale Site

by Ruth Hayhurst / Drill Or Drop Anniversary rally outside Cuadrilla’s shale gas site at Preston New Road, 5 January 2018. Photo: Refracktion Over 250 people were reported to have joined a rally at Cuadrilla’s shale gas site today to mark a year of opposition to the development. Residents from the Fylde coast in...
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Defend Dinetah, a Festival to Raise Awareness of Fracking on the Navajo Nation

from Unicorn Riot Red Valley, AZ – On October 13, 2017, Unicorn Riot attended an event called “Defend Dinetah” held in the Red Valley Chapter of the Navajo Nation. We spoke with Christian J. Johnson and Bobby Leonard Mason, who helped organize what Bobby called “a small festival” made up of indigenous musicians, food,...
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Another “Lorry Surfing” Protest in UK Blocks Road for 3 Hours

Another “Lorry Surfing” Protest in UK Blocks Road for 3 Hours

from Drill or Drop Two people climbed on top of a tanker on its way to Third Energy’s fracking site in the North Yorkshire village of Kirby Misperton at about 9.10am. A 56-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of obstructing the highway after coming down from the tanker shortly after the incident began. The...
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Anti-Fracking Tea Lady Vows to Fight Order to Move Catering Van

Anti-Fracking Tea Lady Vows to Fight Order to Move Catering Van

by Josh Halliday / The Guardian A retired nurse who serves tea and cake to anti-fracking protesters has been ordered to remove her refreshments van, three months after her arrest made headlines worldwide. Police move Jackie Brooks from her table during an anti-fracking protest at Kirby Misperton. Photograph: Yorkshire Post/SWNS.com Jackie Brooks, 79, and her...
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Quebec Judge Compares Pipeline Protester’s Mindset to Terrorists in Paris

Quebec Judge Compares Pipeline Protester’s Mindset to Terrorists in Paris

by Danielle Rochette / APTN News Prior to sentencing two men convicted of chaining themselves to a pipeline, a Quebec judge compared their mindset behind the protest to the Boston Marathon bombers and the terrorists involved in the Bataclan killings. “You were convinced that it was correct,” said Marleau in the judgement released Dec....
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Update: Lock-on and Lorry Protest Block Entrance to Leith Hill Oil Site

Update: Lock-on and Lorry Protest Block Entrance to Leith Hill Oil Site

by Ruth Hayhurst / Drill or Drop? Lock-on and lorry protests inside the Bury Hill Wood oil site near Leith Hill in Dorking. Photo: still from live video by Ross Monagham Opponents of drilling for oil near Leith Hill in Surrey have stopped a delivery to the site by blocking the entrance. At about...
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Updated: Another Eviction Attempt Underway at Occupied Horse Hill Oil Site

Updated: Another Eviction Attempt Underway at Occupied Horse Hill Oil Site

by Ruth Hayhurst / Drill or Drop? Another eviction began early this morning to remove anti-drilling campaigners who occupied the Horse Hill oil site near Gatwick Airport. The campaigners said unidentified security officers began removing equipment and belongings at about 5.30am. They alleged that people had been assaulted and a woman was hurt. This...
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Olympia Commune Raided by Police

Olympia Commune Raided by Police

from It’s Going Down This is a breaking story. Check @Olystand and Puget Sound Anarchists for updates. Starting at five this morning , the Olympia commune that has been blockading the railroad tracks leading into the port for the past twelve days was raided by a large police force comprised of officers from multiple agencies,...
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Train Stopped and Banner Dropped in Solidarity with #OlympiaBlockade

Train Stopped and Banner Dropped in Solidarity with #OlympiaBlockade

from It’s Going Down In solidarity with the ongoing #OympiaBlockade, people are taking action in solidarity. According to an anonymous post on Puget Sound Anarchists, persons unknown shorted the wires on train tracks, sending a message to the train to stop:  Dear Olympia commune, Standing in solidarity with your port blockade preventing the transport of fracking...
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