Posts Tagged ‘ pipelines ’

From the Ashes of Standing Rock, a Beautiful Resistance is Born

15. März 2017
From the Ashes of Standing Rock, a Beautiful Resistance is Born

by Skyler Simmons / Earth First! Newswire If you’re like me, you are probably feeling a deep sorrow in your heart over the news that oil will soon flow through that black snake of death, the Dakota Access Pipeline. Despite the largest gathering of tribes in over 100 years, despite the prayers and militant...
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Activists Begin 200-Mile March Against Atlantic Coast Pipeline

7. März 2017
Activists Begin 200-Mile March Against Atlantic Coast Pipeline

from the Earth First! Newswire Dozens of North Carolina residents and supporters from nearby states began a two week long march along the proposed route of the controversial Atlantic Coast Pipeline this past weekend. Starting on March 4, the walkers gathered at the Virginia/North Carolina border and began there 200 mile long journey south...
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Concerned New Yorkers Erect Giant Tripod in Front of AIM Pipeline Site to Stop Construction

Concerned New Yorkers Erect Giant Tripod in Front of AIM Pipeline Site to Stop Construction

from Hudson Valley Earth First! As part of an escalating peaceful resistance campaign, concerned New Yorkers engineered a dramatic and elaborate protest against pipeline construction early yesterday morning. A team erected a 20-foot-tripod in the path of construction equipment, and then a woman who grew up in Croton climbed up and sat at the...
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Two Hundred Indigenous U’wa Occupy Gas Plant in Colombia

Two Hundred Indigenous U’wa Occupy Gas Plant in Colombia

by Charlie Satow / Intercontinental Cry Two hundred Indigenous U’wa men, women, and children have occupied Colombian state oil company Ecopetrol’s Gibraltar I gas plant south of the Colombia-Venezuela border in Norte de Santander department, to demand that the government honour an agreement dating back to May 1, 2014. After waiting two years for...
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Third Tree-Sit Against Fracked Gas Pipeline Ends in Arrest, Group Vows to Continue Fight

Third Tree-Sit Against Fracked Gas Pipeline Ends in Arrest, Group Vows to Continue Fight

from Rising Tide Vermont Monkton, Vt. — A six day aerial blockade of Vermont Gas Systems’ fracked gas pipeline has ended with one arrest and significant delays at a construction site along the proposed route. Sam Jessup, who occupied a platform in a tree since last Tuesday to halt construction activity, came down voluntarily after...
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Niger Delta Avengers Force Nigeria’s Oil Production to 20-Year Low

Niger Delta Avengers Force Nigeria’s Oil Production to 20-Year Low

by Connor Gaffey / Newsweek The Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) has warned Nigerian authorities it may “review our earlier stance of not taking lives” if oil companies continue to operate in the country’s oil hub. The militant group has launched a series of attacks on oil pipelines and facilities in the Niger Delta, where...
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Vermont Treesit Stops Pipeline Construction for Second Time in Three Days

Vermont Treesit Stops Pipeline Construction for Second Time in Three Days

from Rising Tide Vermont Monkton, Vt.— In a new wave of public opposition to the project, participants in the campaign to stop the fracked gas pipeline have stopped construction for the second time this week. Early this morning, Samuel Jessup scaled a tree on an active work site to begin yet another indefinite delay,...
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Breaking: Multiple Lockdowns Prevent Pipeline Construction in Two Vermont Counties

Breaking: Multiple Lockdowns Prevent Pipeline Construction in Two Vermont Counties

from Rising Tide Vermont Happening now: Police unsafely attempting to remove demonstrators with saws. Police and Fire Department on scene Williston, Vt. — Members of the Stop the Fracked Gas Pipeline Campaign are blocking pipeline construction, enforcing what they call a “keep fossil fuels in the ground” strategy to avert the worst impacts of...
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Storm of Sedition: Wild Rage and Noise Against Civilization

Storm of Sedition: Wild Rage and Noise Against Civilization

In the 1980s and 90s, punk bands helped to radicalize a generation of young people and spread anarchist ideas across the world. In the current period, few punk bands seem to be picking up the torch in North America. One such band that is continuing on this tradition is Storm of Sedition, a “DIY...
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Nigeria: Niger Delta Avengers Shut Down Chevron Oil Facility

Nigeria: Niger Delta Avengers Shut Down Chevron Oil Facility

by Ruth Maclean / The Guardian Members of the Nigerian militant group the Niger Delta Avengers have shut down facilities owned by one of the world’s biggest oil companies. People living near Chevron’s Escravos terminal in the oil-rich southern Nigerian region of the Niger delta reported hearing a loud blast during the night. Chevron...
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DPS Commissioner Served Eminent Domain Notice, Home Property “Hydro Fracked”

from Earth First! Newswire Randolph, VT (25th May, 2016) — Early this morning, members of the People’s Department of Environmental Justice (PDEJ) served notice of eminent domain at the home of VT Public Service Department Commissioner Chris Recchia. Just before 7:00 am PDEJ Members, dressed in hard hats and high visibility vests approached Recchia...
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Activists Lock to Shipping Container on Pipeline Route

Activists Lock to Shipping Container on Pipeline Route

In Defiance of Pipeline Construction, Concerned Individuals Move Reclaimed Shipping Container Home With Two People Inside Onto AIM Pipeline Construction Site from Popular Resistance Update: Jane and Lee were arrested after stopping work for five hours. Supporters are holding the vigil outside the police station on the corner of Central Street and Nelson Avenue....
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