Fracking/Drilling Protesters Greet Ca Gov Jerry Brown At National Press Club

By Luke on Tue, Dcindymedia.org -

On the 17th of April, California's governor Jerry Brown appeared at the National Press Club. To get in, he had to pass protesters demanding he cut his ties to California's oil and gas industy and [...]

Hundreds Protest Pennsylvania Governor On Fracking

By Karen Feridun, Diane Sipe and Laura Dagley, Feridun8.wixsite.com -

Harrisburg, PA - Pennsylvanians from across the state converged in the capitol rotunda today to declare that they are choosing a better path, one that leads to a responsive government that [...]

Crack FERC Open

By Staff, Beyondextremeenergy.org -

BXE is planning a three-day sharing/training, art-build and action from June 23-25, beginning the morning of Saturday, June 23rd. Will you join us? Our communities and our planet are in desperate [...]

Water Protectors Construct Longhouse To Block Doors Of Puget Sound Energy HQ In Bellevue

By Puget Sound Anarchists. -

Water Protectors have constructed a Longhouse to block the doors of the Puget Sound Energy HQ in Bellevue, WA. Permits were applied for but it was thought with the way PSE operate, they would [...]

County Denies Compressor Station Zoning Permit, State Seeks To Overrule

By Paul Lagasse, Maryland Independent. -

Bryans Road, Maryland - Over the course of three-and-a-half hours Wednesday evening, more than 60 people lined up to speak in opposition to the granting of a draft air quality permit to Dominion [...]

From Asthma To Cancer, ‘Blistering’ New Report Details Human Cost Of Fracking

By Jessica Corbett, Commondreams.org -

The study (pdf)—described as "the most authoritative" of its kind—was published by Concerned Health Professionals of New York and Physicians for Social Responsibility. Researchers found that "by [...]

Activists Say ‘Frack No’ To Proposed Pipeline As Cuomo Makes Renewable Energy Investment

By Ben Brandstein, Bedfordandbowery.com -

Environmental and community groups gathered outside New York University’s Kimmel Center this morning, rallying against a natural gas pipeline proposed by the Williams energy company. Meanwhile, [...]

West Virginia Gas Companies Wined And Dined Lawmakers Before Scoring Favorable Fracking Legislation

By Alex Kotch, Desmogblog.com -

A country club luncheon. A $130 steak dinner. A whiskey tasting. Dinner at an historic neo-Georgian mansion. These are just a few examples of the many occasions last year when oil and gas [...]

Water Warriors, Puyallup Tribe & Tacoma Residents Seek To Pass Resolution Opposing Fracked Gas Plant

By Matt Remle, Lastrealindians.com -

Currently, Puget Sound Energy, the company building the plant, has been building a massive fracked gas storage facility at the Port of Tacoma without obtaining all of its permits for construction [...]

Fracking Opponents Post Their Demands On The Walls Of FERC

By Luke for DC Indymedia -

On the 18th of January, Beyond Extreme Energy and others fighting against fracked gas pipelines, fracking, and eminent domain posted their demands on the walls of FERC shortly before the agency's [...]

800 Anti-Pipeline Virginians Surround Capitol At Rally & Concert

By Stacy Miller, chesapeakeclimate.org -

By Stacy Miller for CCAN - Several speakers rallied the crowd, including Del. Sam Rasoul of Roanoke, one of several candidates who refused money from Dominion Energy — lead developer of the [...]

Police Clear Anti-Fracking Protest Camp From Train Tracks

By Abby Spegman, theolympian.com -

By Abby Spegman for The Olympian - Anti-fracking protesters faced off with dozens of police in tactical gear during a predawn raid Wednesday at an encampment blocking railroad tracks in downtown [...]

Olympia Blockade Releases Their List Of Demands

By Anonymous, www.insurrectionnewsworldwide.com -

From Insurrection News. Since November 18, a blockade of the railway freight line has been ongoing in downtown Olympia, Washington State, USA, about an hour’s drive from Seattle. The blockade is [...]

Anti-Fracking Protest Shuts Down Traffic At Energy Companies’ Offices

By Julia Conley, commondreams.org -

By Julia Conley for Common Dreams - The protesters set up two tripod structures in the middle fn a main intersection leading to Southpointe, a 589-acre property in suburban Washington County, [...]

Keystone Leak Will Not Be Considered In Approval Of Pipeline

By Grant Schulte and James Nord, www.AP.org -

By Grant Schulte and James Nord for The Associated Press. Nebraska lawmakers gave the five-member commission the power to regulate major oil pipelines in 2011 in response to a public outcry over [...]