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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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Judge Grants Red Fawn Fallis Release to Halfway House

Judge Grants Red Fawn Fallis Release to Halfway House

by CAROLINE GRUESKIN / Bismarck Tribune Dakota Access Pipeline protesters chant “Free Red Fawn” as they march around the block of the Morton County-Mandan Law Enforcement Center and Morton County Courthouse in Mandan in November. Red Fawn Fallis is charged with felony counts of civil disorder and discharging a firearm in relation to a...
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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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Lafayette Council Considers Legalizing Direct Action to Protect Environment

Lafayette Council Considers Legalizing Direct Action to Protect Environment

Doug Good Feather, who grew up on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota, addresses the Lafayette City Council.(photo credit: Rob Jackson)     by Rob Jackson / Boulder Weekly Some citizens of Lafayette never accepted the State of Colorado’s claims of preemption or the court’s dismissal of their community’s groundbreaking 2013 vote...
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One Family’s Bold Stand to Block Construction of a New Pipeline

One Family’s Bold Stand to Block Construction of a New Pipeline

Ellen Gerhart holds a palm-sized Wood Turtle with a distinctive design on its shell. (WNV/Chris Baker Evens) by Chris Baker Evans / Waging Nonviolence Two years ago the most trouble Ellen Gerhart had faced with the law was a parking ticket. Today, standing on a wide swath of cleared forest overlooking miles of mid-construction...
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Spokane Train Blockaders Will Use Necessity Defense

Spokane Train Blockaders Will Use Necessity Defense

Tyler Tjomsland / The Spokesman-Review from Wild Idaho Rising Tide Pre-Trial Motion Hearing: Necessity Defense & Expert Testimony In late August and September 2016, Raging Grannies Margie Heller, Nancy Nelson, and Deena Romoff and Veterans for Peace Maeve Aeolus, Rusty Nelson (husband of Nancy), and George Taylor protested oil and coal trains moving through...
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Standing Rock to Hancock: CampOut to Stop the Potomac Pipeline

Standing Rock to Hancock: CampOut to Stop the Potomac Pipeline

by No Potomac Pipeline / Popular Resistance From Standing Rock to Hancock people are rising up to resist fracked gas pipelines in their community. Following a historic fight in Maryland, where we became the first state with gas reserves to legislatively ban fracking, we still find our communities our under attack by Big Oil...
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Check-in with the Sabal Trail Resistance

Check-in with the Sabal Trail Resistance

from It’s Going Down In the wake of the #NoDAPL struggle, resistance encampments across the US have grown as thousands step up to fight pipeline and resource extraction projects that threaten both human communities and the natural environment. One of these camps is in Florida, which has formed to fight against the Sabal Trail...
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July 13-17, VA: Stop the Pipelines Action Camp

July 13-17, VA: Stop the Pipelines Action Camp

by The Final Straw / It’s Going Down Listen and Download (this section begins at 11 minutes 29 seconds) Here Save the date! July 13-17 Connect, Build Skills, Deepen our resistance. This week we featured two conversations in the episode. “Stop The Pipelines Action Camp” Firstly, Bursts chatted with Erin. Erin is a resident of...
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Ninety-five-year-old Locks Down at Mining Equipment Depot in Australia

Ninety-five-year-old Locks Down at Mining Equipment Depot in Australia

from The Galilee Blockade Late last night, 95 yo Kokoda veteran and great-grandfather Bill Ryan locked the gates of a Road Maintenance Depot full of equipment in Sydney, challenging Downer Group to tear up their $2.6bn contract to build Adani’s Carmichael coal mine. Citizens also locked up 9 more Downer Group industrial premises last...
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India: 204 Protesters Arrested at Puthyvype LNG Plant

India: 204 Protesters Arrested at Puthyvype LNG Plant

by Staff/ Times of India People’s protest against construction of IOC’s LPG import terminal at Puthuvype in Kochi on Sunday. Photo by Josekutty Panackal KOCHI: Njarackal police removed protesters from the Puthuvype LNG import terminal of the IOC on Wednesday after they allegedly disrupted the functioning of the plant. According to...
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Against the Construction of Kulon Progo International Airport, Indonesia

Against the Construction of Kulon Progo International Airport, Indonesia

by Anonymous Contributor / It’s Going Down Banner-dropping action held yesterday during 5 AM in the morning on the train bridge Kewek, Yogyakarta, near Malioboro (A tourists area). Banner resisting airport construction in the Kulon Progo regions whereas for years the peasants have been resisting mining companies and the mega-project including Bandara Temon Temon...
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