Posts Tagged ‘ Pipeline Resistance ’

Twenty-Three People Arrested at Nuns’ Chapel in Pipeline Construction Zone

22. Oktober 2017
Twenty-Three People Arrested at Nuns’ Chapel in Pipeline Construction Zone

by  Phil McCausland / NBC News Members of Lancaster Against Pipelines protest at the construction site of a natural gas pipeline in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, on Monday. Courtesy David Jones Twenty-three members of a local protest organization in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania — which helped a group of nuns build a small outdoor chapel atop...
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Activists Travel to Europe to Tell Backers of Trans Mountain Pipeline the Project Won’t Survive Indigenous Resistance

20. Oktober 2017
Activists Travel to Europe to Tell Backers of Trans Mountain Pipeline the Project Won’t Survive Indigenous Resistance

from The Guardian Secwepemc activist Kanahus Manuel in front of a tiny house being built in the path of Kinder Morgan pipeline’s planned route through her Nation’s territory in British Columbia, Canada. Photograph: Ian Willms/Greenpeace The controversial expansion of a pipeline that would carry tar sands crude from Alberta to British Columbia’s coast will...
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The Indigenous Environmental Network Responds to Judge’s Decision to Keep the Dakota Access Pipeline Operational While Under Review

The Indigenous Environmental Network Responds to Judge’s Decision to Keep the Dakota Access Pipeline Operational While Under Review

by Indigenous Environmental Network Bemidji, MN — On October 11th, U.S. District Judge James Boasberg ruled that the Dakota Access Pipeline will continue to operate while a new environmental impact review is underway. In June, Boasberg ruled that the review by the Army Corps of Engineers was insufficient therefore a new review was ordered. This decision comes...
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Minnesota Judge Allows “Necessity” Defense by Climate Activists in Oil Pipeline Protest

Minnesota Judge Allows “Necessity” Defense by Climate Activists in Oil Pipeline Protest

by Phil McKenna / InsideClimate News Emily Johnston and two other activists were charged with felonies for shutting down a pipeline in Minnesota. A fourth activist filmed it. A judge in their trial has allowed the defendants to use the “necessity” defense. Credit: Direct Climate Action A judge in Minnesota has cleared the way...
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City of Mahwah New Jersey Using Zoning Violations to Try and End Split Rock Sweetwater Prayer Camp

City of Mahwah New Jersey Using Zoning Violations to Try and End Split Rock Sweetwater Prayer Camp

by Onion / Earth First! Newswire The seal of Bergen County, New Jersey greets folks not only as they enter the Justice Center, but almost every room inside the giant white building in the middle of Hackensack. The seal features what is supposed to be a native person, peace pipe in hand, greeting what...
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Dakota Access Pipeline Saboteurs Speak: Oct 14 in Oakland, CA

Dakota Access Pipeline Saboteurs Speak: Oct 14 in Oakland, CA

from Diablo Rising Tide An Evening with Dakota Access Pipeline Saboteurs Jessica Reznicek and Ruby Montoya: How and Why Two Women Went from Protesting to Sabotage to Stop the Dakota Access Pipeline We’ll be collecting donations for Jessica and Ruby. Jessica and Ruby need your support to spread the word! They think they will...
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Anti-pipeline Activists Stage Protest on Edmonton’s High Level Bridge

Anti-pipeline Activists Stage Protest on Edmonton’s High Level Bridge

from Red Power Media Protesters hung a large banner from Edmonton’s High Level Bridge on Friday morning to “dispel the myth” that all Albertans support the controversial Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project. “It’s reckless to expand major fossil fuel infrastructure at a time when we should be seeing all hands on deck for investing...
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From Pipelines to Phosphate Mines, Resistance Continues in Springs Country

From Pipelines to Phosphate Mines, Resistance Continues in Springs Country

From Sabal Trail Resistance News about the Sabal Trail lawsuit, court updates, prisoner support and the emerging phosphate mine fight Photo of cave diving in Blue Springs State Park in Marianna, FL Some important events have happened since our last update. In August, a federal court found the Sabal Trail Pipeline’s Environmental Impact Statement...
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TransCanada Abandons Energy East, Eastern Mainline Projects

TransCanada Abandons Energy East, Eastern Mainline Projects

from BBC Energy infrastructure firm TransCanada has abandoned two major Canadian pipeline projects. It will no longer proceed with its proposed Energy East Pipeline and Eastern Mainline projects. The decision comes after Canada’s national energy regulator expanded its review of the projects in August. The Energy East has faced fierce opposition in some communities...
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Company Behind Dakota Access Pipeline “Strong-Armed” Landowners and Protesters, Says Federal Lawsuit

Company Behind Dakota Access Pipeline “Strong-Armed” Landowners and Protesters, Says Federal Lawsuit

by Sue Sturgis / Facing South Ellen Gerhart is one of several plaintiffs in a federal lawsuit filed this week that accuses the Texas company behind the pipeline, its North Carolina-based private security provider, and local law enforcement officers of harassment and wrongful arrest. (Photo by Coryn Wolk) Four Pennsylvania residents filed a federal lawsuit this...
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Update on Activists in North Dakota Court Facing Standing Rock Charges

Update on Activists in North Dakota Court Facing Standing Rock Charges

by Brandi Morin, CBC News  Kanahus Manuel was arrested near the construction of the North Dakota Access Pipeline Oct. 22 Update from Kanahus: BREAKING NEWS: ALL CHARGES DROPPED AGAINST Kanahus Manuel and 2 others that were charged stemming from Oct 2016 mass arrests at the Standing Rock pipeline resistance. NOW FREE EM ALL &...
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First Nations Begin Court Challenge Against Trans Mountain Pipeline

First Nations Begin Court Challenge Against Trans Mountain Pipeline

from CBC News Tsleil-Waututh Nation spokesperson Rueben George at Vancouver press conference about a legal challenge to NEB’s Kinder Morgan pipeline hearing. Photo by Mychaylo Prystupa, National Observer. First Nations, environmental groups and local governments appeared in the Federal Court of Appeal in Vancouver Monday continuing their fight against the expansion of the Trans...
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