Posts Tagged ‘ infrastructure ’

Solidarity From Junexit to Bure

20. Oktober 2017
Solidarity From Junexit to Bure

from Montreal Counter-Info From Camp de la rivière – Galt-Junex From one forest to another, over the ocean, solidarity against tragic and toxic mega-projects! Bure: Lutte contre le projet d’enfouissement de déchets nucléaires
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Puerto Rico, Elon Musk, and The Difference Between Environmentalism and Environmental Justice

15. Oktober 2017
Puerto Rico, Elon Musk, and The Difference Between Environmentalism and Environmental Justice

by Courtney Parker / Intercontinental Cry Tesla Chairman, Elon Musk. Photo (CC) Brian Solis, http://www.briansolis.com One more time for those in the back…but perhaps especially for those on the frontlines…there is a difference between environmentalism and environmental justice. ‘Environmentalism’ is a crucial ethos that has enjoyed a vital quickening in mainstream consciousness over the...
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UK: Woman Locks Down to Digger to Fight High Speed Rail Construction

UK: Woman Locks Down to Digger to Fight High Speed Rail Construction

by Diane Taylor / The Guardian A 62-year-old environmental protester has spent more than 20 hours underneath a large digger as part of a new campaign to block the construction of the controversial HS2 high speed rail link. Sarah Green, a member of the Green party and a businesswoman in Hillingdon, started her protest...
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Standing Rock Legal Update

19. September 2017
Standing Rock Legal Update

from Freshet Collective Dear Water Protector Arrestees, THANK YOU We are so grateful for the sacrifices you have made to defend what is sacred. We are still here on the ground battling every day within the Morton County court system to bring justice for all water protectors. Freshet Collective is an indigenous run collective...
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10 Arrested in Pipeline Protest at Tennessee Gas Co. Headquarters

19. September 2017
10 Arrested in Pipeline Protest at Tennessee Gas Co. Headquarters

by Heather Bellow / Berkshire Eagle SANDISFIELD, MA — Another round of anti-pipeline protests and arrests here Wednesday, September 13,  stalled pipeline workers and pulled more than 20 Massachusetts State Police troopers into the area. A total of 10 activists were arrested at or near the local Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co. headquarters on South...
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Texas: Border Patrol Agents Found Illegally Clearing Habitat in Butterfly Sanctuary to Make Way for Trump’s Wall

Texas: Border Patrol Agents Found Illegally Clearing Habitat in Butterfly Sanctuary to Make Way for Trump’s Wall

by Melissa del Bosque / Texas Observer Machinery used by workers to clear the area within the National Butterfly Center for a border wall. Marianna Treviño-Wright/National Butterfly Center On July 20, Jeffrey Glassberg discovered that the Trump administration planned to build a wall through the National Butterfly Center in South Texas — a 100-acre...
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IIRSA, Infrastructure of Devastation: Documentary on South American Regional Infrastructure Initiative

by Sosyalsavas / actforfreedom 97.7% of the South American territory is being transformed forever. And with that, the totality of our lives. The IIRSA (South American Regional Infrastructure Initiative) is a mega-project at the continental level, carried out by all the South American states with the support, financing and coordination of the International Monetary...
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Greece: Samothrace Against Construction of Wind Farms

Greece: Samothrace Against Construction of Wind Farms

from Agência de Notícias Anarquistas (A.N.A.) translated by Earth First! Journal In this post we touch on the imminent ecological destruction of the island of Samothrace, with the construction of two wind farms composed of thirty-nine giant aerogenerators. What follows is a related statement of initiative titled “Samothrace against the construction of the wind...
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Enedis Trucks, Office Torched in France: Two Attacks, Two Perspectives

Enedis Trucks, Office Torched in France: Two Attacks, Two Perspectives

from Anarchist News The attacks these reports are referring to both occurred last month in response to the call for a Dangerous June of rebellious acts in solidarity with anarchist prisoners in Italy. Both targeted the energy company Enedis, though for different reasons in addition to solidarity. The first attack, a torching of vans...
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DOJ Withdraws Funding Request for Kentucky Prison on Mountaintop-Removal Site

DOJ Withdraws Funding Request for Kentucky Prison on Mountaintop-Removal Site

A mountaintop removal site in eastern Kentucky. (Photo: iLoveMountains.org) by Zoe Loftus-Farren / Truthout Last month the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) withdrew its request for funding for construction of a maximum-security prison atop a former mountaintop-removal coal-mining site in eastern Kentucky. The proposed $444 million facility, planned for Letcher County, has faced ongoing...
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The Sabal Trail Resistance Must Go On

The Sabal Trail Resistance Must Go On

Updates on Florida’s Continuing Pipeline Fight from Sabal Trail Resistance It’s been a hard month for those of us who dedicated so much of our lives over the past year to tracking, exposing and disrupting the construction of the Sabal Trail pipeline. What follows is a brief synopsis of recent news and events. June...
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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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