Posts Tagged ‘ Pipeline Resistance ’

Meet the 23-Year-Old Who’s Helping Lead the Indigenous Resistance Against Pipelines

Meet the 23-Year-Old Who’s Helping Lead the Indigenous Resistance Against Pipelines

from Brit + Co / Natalie Zisa Jackie Fielder quit her full-time job in June 2017. But it wasn’t to travel the world or go back to school, like some other 23-year-olds. Instead, she made a bold decision to join Mazaska Talks, an organization that aims to encourage organizations and individuals to divest from...
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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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“We All Need It To Survive”: Fighting the Bayou Bridge Pipeline

“We All Need It To Survive”: Fighting the Bayou Bridge Pipeline

from It’s Going Down   https://ia601509.us.archive.org/13/items/bridgepipe/bridgepipe.mp3 This is the first time in Louisiana that we have seen environmental justice, African-American communities, we have seen indigenous communities, we have seen crawfishers, we have seen faith leaders – stand together, united to say: “This is just a company we don’t want to give access to our...
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Pennsylvania Halts Construction of Mariner East 2 Pipeline

Pennsylvania Halts Construction of Mariner East 2 Pipeline

from Unicorn Riot Harrisburg, PA – On January 3, Pennsylvania’s Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) issued an Administrative Order halting all construction of the Mariner East 2 Pipeline. The natural gas liquids pipeline is being constructed by Sunoco Logistics, who in 2017 completed their corporate merger with Energy Transfer Partners. The pipeline begins at...
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Hudson Valley Earth First! Ends Treesit

Hudson Valley Earth First! Ends Treesit

from It’s Going Down Hudson Valley Earth First! has decided to end the tree sit against the Valley Lateral Pipeline. The tree sit lasted a full 23 days, and was effective in causing the pipeline company to reroute their project around the protest. Due to these circumstances and others, the brave individual(s) who occupied...
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Upcoming Action Camp in the Hudson Valley from January 19-22!

Upcoming Action Camp in the Hudson Valley from January 19-22!

submitted to Earth First! Newswire We need all hands on deck in the so called “Hudson Valley”. Come join Hudson Valley Earth First! for a climb/ action camp as we continue the fight against the Valley Lateral Pipeline and the Corporate Power Ventures Power Plant in Orange County, New York.  We are looking for...
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TransCanada Faces Indigenous Pipeline Resistance in Mexico

TransCanada Faces Indigenous Pipeline Resistance in Mexico

by Steve Horn / DeSmog Blog Yaqui community gathering; Credit: Andrea Arzaba, Since Mexico privatized its oil and gas resources in 2013, border-crossing pipelines including those owned by Sempra Energy and TransCanada have come under intense scrutiny and legal challenges, particularly from Indigenous peoples. Opening up the spigot for U.S. companies to sell oil and gas into Mexico was a top priority...
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Join Leau Est La Vie Pipeline Occupation Camp, Louisiana

Join Leau Est La Vie Pipeline Occupation Camp, Louisiana

from It’s Going Down As of a few weeks ago, the Bayou Bridge pipeline received their Army Corps permits, and Energy Transfer Partners now expects to soon begin their construction. Our camp is on ground with land on the pipeline route. We need humble, smart, willing people to organize with us. Our goals are...
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Fuck you, Fuck your Court, Fuck the Crown and the Queen you serve: Response to Sentencing of Line 9 Valve Turners

Fuck you, Fuck your Court, Fuck the Crown and the Queen you serve: Response to Sentencing of Line 9 Valve Turners

from Montreal Counter-info On December 18th, 2017, two anarchist comrades were sentenced for their role in a 2015 direct action in which a Enbridge’s Line 9 was physically shut down. Their affinity group accomplished this by physically closing a manual valve, thus proving that it was possible to safely shut down pipelines. This action,...
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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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“They’re Trying to Stop the Next Standing Rock”: An Earth First! Journal Editor Talks About ETP’s Lawsuit Against the Movement

“They’re Trying to Stop the Next Standing Rock”: An Earth First! Journal Editor Talks About ETP’s Lawsuit Against the Movement

from It’s Going Down Listen to the audio at It’s Going Down In this episode, we talk with someone from the long running Earth First! Journal, a magazine that chronicles the radical environmental movement in the US and abroad. In August of this year, “Earth First!” was sued along with Greenpeace and several other entities by...
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Quebec Judge Compares Pipeline Protester’s Mindset to Terrorists in Paris

Quebec Judge Compares Pipeline Protester’s Mindset to Terrorists in Paris

by Danielle Rochette / APTN News Prior to sentencing two men convicted of chaining themselves to a pipeline, a Quebec judge compared their mindset behind the protest to the Boston Marathon bombers and the terrorists involved in the Bataclan killings. “You were convinced that it was correct,” said Marleau in the judgement released Dec....
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