Posts Tagged ‘ infrastructure ’

Two Spirit, Trans, and Womxn’s Action Camp (TTWAC) in So-Called Minnesota

Two Spirit, Trans, and Womxn’s Action Camp (TTWAC) in So-Called Minnesota

submitted to Earth First! Newswire Anti Line 3 Action Camp (+ long term encampment with no cis doods*!) A direct action camp with workshops, skill shares and comraderie for people who identify as two-spirit, womxn, trans &/or gender variant to come together, establish a resistance camp & fight the patriarchy! Interested in attending, set...
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Monopod Blocking Mountain Valley Pipeline Sets Record as it Nears 3rd Week of Occupation

Monopod Blocking Mountain Valley Pipeline Sets Record as it Nears 3rd Week of Occupation

submitted to the Earth First! Newswire GILES COUNTY, VA Well, we think we’ve set a record! The sun is setting on the 11th running day  (editors note, 13th day as of this posting!) of the monopod blockade on the road leading up Peters Mountain to where two other sitters are also resisting Mountain Valley...
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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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Judge Clears Way for Walmart in Rare Miami Forest, but Legal Battle Continues

Judge Clears Way for Walmart in Rare Miami Forest, but Legal Battle Continues

by Jenny Staletovich / Miami New Times A Miami federal judge has lifted a temporary stop to construction on a Walmart-anchored shopping center on rare pine rockland and hinted that environmentalists are unlikely to win their battle in court. It’s not clear when Palm Beach County developer Peter Cummings will resume work on theplanned...
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MVP Asks West Virginia Judge to Order Protesters Out of Trees Along Pipeline Route

MVP Asks West Virginia Judge to Order Protesters Out of Trees Along Pipeline Route

from Roanoke Times Lawyers for the Mountain Valley Pipeline are asking a West Virginia judge to order the removal of protesters sitting in trees along the pipeline’s route. The protesters’ attempt to block tree cutting for the natural gas pipeline has no legal justification and could delay construction, the attorneys wrote in a motion...
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Environmental Racism Case: EPA Rejects Alabama Town’s Claim Over Toxic Landfill

Environmental Racism Case: EPA Rejects Alabama Town’s Claim Over Toxic Landfill

by Oliver Milman / The Guardian The Arrowhead landfill near Uniontown, Alabama. Photograph: Jay Reeves/AP The US Environmental Protection Agency has dismissed a civil rights case brought by residents of a small, overwhelmingly African American town in Alabama who have spent much of the past decade battling a toxic landfill they blame for causing...
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Environmental Activists Attacked in Mexico, Bus Lit on Fire

Environmental Activists Attacked in Mexico, Bus Lit on Fire

from telesur The Sierra Negra volcano (left) next to the Pico de Orizaba (right), the tallest mountain in Mexico and the tallest volcano in America. Activists opposing a hydroelectric project in Puebla, Mexico, were traveling back home in a rented bus when armed masked men stopped them. A group of environmental activists traveling from Zacatilihuic...
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Dozens Occupy NC Governor’s Office to Protest Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Dozens Occupy NC Governor’s Office to Protest Atlantic Coast Pipeline

from the Earth First! Newswire According to the Raleigh News and Obersver, 15 people were arrested for occupying North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper’s office in a protest against his administration’s approval of the controversial Atlantic Coast Pipeline. The protest which took place on Febraury 2nd and was the latest instance of community opposition to...
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Mountain Valley Pipeline Construction Start OK’d in West Virginia

Mountain Valley Pipeline Construction Start OK’d in West Virginia

by Laurence Hammack / The Roanoke Times The federal government gave its go-ahead Monday for construction of the Mountain Valley Pipeline to start in West Virginia. Although the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s approval was limited to work on access roads and construction yards in five West Virginia counties, it marked the first time Mountain...
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Maine Town Wins Round in Tar Sands Oil Battle With Industry

Maine Town Wins Round in Tar Sands Oil Battle With Industry

from Inside Climate News / Sabrina Shankman SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine—A federal judge has handed a win to South Portland, Maine over a pipeline company that wants to send tar sands oil through the city, a proposal seen as opening a path for Canada’s crude to reach the East Coast for export. But the fight...
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Raccoon Rebellion Strikes Diamond Pipeline on Christmas

Raccoon Rebellion Strikes Diamond Pipeline on Christmas

by Jacques Rogiers / IndyBay Water Protectors from the Raccoon Rebellion -Arkansas Chapter conduct a safety lock-out/tag-out of a Main Operating Valve on the Diamond Pipeline as a Christmas gift to the Natural State. On Christmas, with help and assistance from Santa Claus, his reindeer, and mischievous elves, some raccoons from the Arkansas Chapter of...
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Yaqui Tribe Defends Land by Digging Up Gas Pipeline

Yaqui Tribe Defends Land by Digging Up Gas Pipeline

from Bloomberg News A chunk of Sempra Energy’s natural gas pipeline sits in the dirt behind a community center in the village of Loma de Bacum in northwest Mexico. Guadalupe Flores thinks it would make a great barbecue pit. “Cut it here, lift the top,’’ he says, pointing to the 30-inch diameter steel tube....
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