Posts Tagged ‘ infrastructure ’

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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Announcing Warrior Up

Announcing Warrior Up

for Earth First! Newswire “The question is no longer one of theory, but of practice: How to blockade the flows of capitalism as to halt ecological degradation and human exploitation? It may end with generalised social war, but it begins with groups of friends. Hand in hand, bands of friends can co-ordinate to halt...
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3 Catholic Workers Cited for Trespass in Duluth, MN

3 Catholic Workers Cited for Trespass in Duluth, MN

for Earth First! Newswire Three Catholic Workers gained entry into the Enbridge Energy Duluth MN office to deliver a citizen’s letter of complaint Donna Howard and Mark Hakes of Loaves and Fishes and Michele Naar-Obed of Hildegard House, eventually spoke with Mr. Paul Eberth, the Line 3 project manager, about the company’s illegal stockpiling...
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Anonymous Communique Claims Rail Sabotage Along Columbia River

Anonymous Communique Claims Rail Sabotage Along Columbia River

submitted anonymously / Earth First! Newswire In beginning December we blocked rail lines on the Columbia River. We stopped the flow of coal, oil, lumber and chemicals. Extracting and producing these is murdering the Earth. This action was taken in solidarity with indigenous defenders. Trains were stopped by attaching cables to the tracks at...
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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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Protest Disrupts Snowbowl as Arizona Ski Area Opens with 100% Treated Sewage

Protest Disrupts Snowbowl as Arizona Ski Area Opens with 100% Treated Sewage

from Indigenous Action Continuing it’s years-long desecration and assault on Indigenous Peoples’ ways of life, ecological destruction, and threats to public health, Arizona Snowbowl ski area opened with snow made from millions of gallons of 100% treated sewage today. After being forced to delay its opening day twice due to lack of natural snowfall,...
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Audio Report: Behind the Anti-Fracking Blockade in Olympia

Audio Report: Behind the Anti-Fracking Blockade in Olympia

from It’s Going Down Podcast: Play in new window | Download Download and Print PDF Here Over the past several days, a blockade has sprung up in Olympia, Washington against the transport of fracking proppants. A similar blockade erupted around the exact same time last year, however this year has returned with more people...
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Nebraska Public Service Commission Approves Keystone XL Oil Pipeline

Nebraska Public Service Commission Approves Keystone XL Oil Pipeline

by Levi Rickert / Native News Online LINCOLN, NEBRASKA – On Monday, the Nebraska Public Service Commission voted 3-2 to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline’s route through its state. The Keystone XL pipeline will move an estimated 830,000 barrels per day of crude oil from Canada through various states to the Gulf of Mexico....
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Blockade the Catastrophe: Anti-Fracking Barricade of Port Continues in Olympia, WA

Blockade the Catastrophe: Anti-Fracking Barricade of Port Continues in Olympia, WA

  from ItsGoingDown Blockade the Catastrophe, Build the Commune, Decolonize Turtle Island: A Call for Solidarity Squaxin & Nisqually Land The Olympia Commune 2.0 is now in its third full day, and the blockade is holding strong. A reportback from the first day can be read on Puget Sound Anarchists, as well as texts...
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