Posts Tagged ‘ infrastructure ’

Lancaster, PA: Folks Stop Pipeline Construction Again

Lancaster, PA: Folks Stop Pipeline Construction Again

submitted to the Earth First! Newswire “Since the DEP and FERC refuse to protect our water, we the people will protect it ourselves. The time has come for PA communities to peacefully, boldly shut down a fracked-gas industry that’s destroying our state. Rise up, friends!” -Lancaster Against Pipelines The action took place Saturday, May,...
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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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State Bayou Bridge Pipeline Permit Illegal, State Judge Rules

State Bayou Bridge Pipeline Permit Illegal, State Judge Rules

By Mark Schleifstein / NOLA AP photo by Gerald Herbert The state Department of Natural Resources violated provisions of a state law designed to protect the public and environment in issuing a coastal use permit for construction of the controversial Bayou Bridge Pipeline, and the permit must be reconsidered, according to a state district court judge in...
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Florida: Pine Rocklands in Peril; An Interview with Matthew Schwartz

Florida: Pine Rocklands in Peril; An Interview with Matthew Schwartz

submitted by Sunshine State Anarchy / Earth First! Newswire It seems as if South Florida won’t get a break from the never-ending stream of development eating away at what little remains of our wild habitat. In March, Judge Ungaro allowed Ram Realty to continue bulldozing endangered pine rockland habitat to clear space for a...
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Thailand: Hundreds Stage Largest Protest Since Start of Military Rule

Thailand: Hundreds Stage Largest Protest Since Start of Military Rule

from The Guardian Over a thousand people have gathered in Chiang Mai in northern Thailand to protest against the building of a government luxury housing project on forested land, police have said. The gathering on Sunday was one of the largest since Thailand’s junta took power following a 2014 coup. The junta imposed a ban on...
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Sweden: Windows Smashed at Fur Store

Sweden: Windows Smashed at Fur Store

from Bite Back anonymous report: “A window was smashed at fur selling store Strandbergs in Örebro/ ALF”
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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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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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