Posts Tagged ‘ mining ’

Red Butte Gathering Against Uranium June 23-25, 2017

Red Butte Gathering Against Uranium June 23-25, 2017

from Haul No! Highway 180 has been re-opened but expect delays. Directions: From Flagstaff through Williams: take I-40 West Take exit 165 for AZ-64/I-40 toward Williams/Grand Canyon Go through Valle (north) and continue 11 miles to Forest Road 305. Turn right (east) and go 1.3 miles. Take a right at 305. Look for signs....
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Urgent Call for Volunteer Sheepherders at Black Mesa

Urgent Call for Volunteer Sheepherders at Black Mesa

New impoundment threats issued from Black Mesa Indigenous Support Over this past week, law enforcement and Hopi land management officers entered Sovereign Dineh Nation territories at Big Mountain/Black Mesa, Arizona with orders to count Dineh livestock. They issues 5-day notices to Dineh families, threatening to impound so-called “trespassing” sheep, goats, and cattle. “In times like...
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Haul No! Awareness and Action Tour Starting June 13

Haul No! Awareness and Action Tour Starting June 13

from Haul No! Tuesday, June 6, 2017 Contact: Klee Benally, indigenousaction@gmail.com Sarana Riggs, stopcanyonmine@gmail.com ‘Haul No!’ Tour Scheduled to Oppose Grand Canyon Uranium Mining & Transport Grand Canyon, AZ — As Energy Fuels Inc. (EFI) threatens to start uranium mining on sacred Indigenous Lands managed by the US Forest Service, just miles from the...
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Guatemalans Score Win Versus Canada Mining Firm Tahoe Resources

Guatemalans Score Win Versus Canada Mining Firm Tahoe Resources

from Tele Sur TV A group of Guatemalan men who faced the brutal suppression of their peaceful protest won a small victory Thursday after the Canadian Supreme Court rejected an appeal by major mining firm Tahoe Resources Inc. The win marks a rare victory for those faced with the brutality of Canadian multinational firms,...
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Tribes Give Resounding NO to EPA Questions on Uranium Mining

Tribes Give Resounding NO to EPA Questions on Uranium Mining

by Talli Nauman / Intercontinental Cry During public hearings on May 8 and 9 tribal members and allies replied with a rotund “no” to the EPA’s questions about whether to allow uranium mining and waste disposal in Black Hills underground water tables. The hearings took place in response to Azarga Uranium Corp.’s applications for...
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Activists Interrupt Imperial Metal’s General Meeting, Are Met with Heavy Police Presence

Activists Interrupt Imperial Metal’s General Meeting, Are Met with Heavy Police Presence

by Bethany Lindsay / National Observer Before the first protesters had even arrived at the annual general meeting of Imperial Metals, RCMP cruisers were already pulling up behind the Metro Vancouver hotel where the mining company’s investors were set to convene. That meant that within a minute or two of security guards calling police...
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Reportback on Shutting Down The UK’s Largest Coal Mine For a Day

Reportback on Shutting Down The UK’s Largest Coal Mine For a Day

by Andrea Brock, Chris Field, Rick Felgate, Kim Turner and The Canary / Earth First! UK In the early hours of 21st April 2017, under the banner of Earth First! and Reclaim the Power, our group of five blockaded the UK’s largest opencast coal mine to disrupt the ecologically and socially disastrous mining operations...
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Menominee Tribe Fights Proposed Mine in Michigan

Menominee Tribe Fights Proposed Mine in Michigan

by Levi Rickert / Native News Online KESHENA, WISCONSIN — “Min Wiconi – Water is Life” became the rallying cry last year at Standing Rock. American Indian tribes have had to fight to protect their water rights. While the fight continues in federal court for Standing Rock, other projects provide threats across Indian Country...
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Why Environmentalists Must Be Antifascists

Why Environmentalists Must Be Antifascists

by Skyler Simmons / Earth First! Newswire In this age of Trump, with its’ rising white nationalism and escalating acts of terror against people of color, there can be no ambiguity when it comes to resisting white supremacists in particular and the far Right in general. And the environmental movement is no exception. Unfortunately...
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Barriere Lake Land Protection Camp Resists Mining in So-Called Canada (Video)

video from Gabriel Luneau Find out more at barrierelakesolidarity.org
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Land Defender Murdered in Oaxaca

Land Defender Murdered in Oaxaca

by Anonymous Contributor / It’s Going Down José Alberto Toledo Villalobos Human rights defender José Alberto Toledo Villalobos was attacked the night of April 8 on the Tapanatepec highway in Oaxaca, where he was found with multiple bruises and contusions on his face and abdomen. According to a statement issued by the Assembly of...
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Energy Fuels Inc. Completes Drilling Near Grand Canyon

Energy Fuels Inc. Completes Drilling Near Grand Canyon

from Haul No GRAND CANYON, AZ — Energy Fuels Inc. recently reported that it has completed drilling of it’s uranium mine shaft at Canyon Mine, which is located just miles from the Grand Canyon. The company is now creating a plan based upon results of the drilling before it can resume construction at the...
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