Greek State Prosecutes 21 Environmental Defenders

By Dimitri Lascaris, The Real News. -

This is Dimitri Lascaris, reporting for The Real News Network from the courthouse in Thessaloniki, Greece, the second largest city in the country. We are here today for the first day of a trial [...]

Police Break Up Sit-In Against Canadian Mine In North Mexico

By Staff, Telesurtv.net -

Canada's Coeur Mexicana mining company had reached a deal with the people of Guazapares, but then proceeded to violate the terms of that agreement. A group of 130 security officers from Chihuahua [...]

Land Of Extraction: How The Carceral Institution Settled In Central Appalachia

By Stephen T. Young and Brian Pitman, Truthout.org -

Driving the roads of any small coal town settled within the central Appalachian Mountains, it is easy to see the beauty of the landscape. However, this beauty is concealed by lasting embodiments [...]

Mining Companies Sue Montana After They’re Told To Clean Up Old Projects Before Starting New Ones

By Matthew Brown, Billingsgazette.com -

An Idaho mining company sued Montana environmental regulators on Friday for labeling the company and its president "bad actors" who should pay for cleanups at several polluted sites before [...]

Holy Ground Desecrated At Site Of Apache Resistance To Mine

By Wendsler Nosie, Sr., Oak Flat Tucson Support. -

On March 17th, a representative of the Apache Stronghold arrived to Oak Flat, Arizona and found that the four crosses of an Apache holy ground had been intentionally destroyed. Two of the crosses [...]

Meet Frontline Activists Facing Down Global Mining Industry

By Staff, Redpepper.org.uk -

Leaders from the frontlines of mining struggles in the Philippines, Colombia and Uganda travelled to the UK this November to expose the true costs of the UK’s extensive ties to the global mining [...]

Residents Conduct Independent Review Of New Mine: Find Faults

By Front Forty and Mining Action Group. -

STEPHENSON, MI — The Front 40 Environmental Group and the Mining Action Group (MAG) of the Upper Peninsula Environmental Coalition (UPEC), working with regional environmental allies and fishing [...]

Duke University Gets Corporate Mining Gift To Help Exploit Indigenous People Of Peru

By Gary G. Kohls, Transcend.org -

3 Jan 2017 – Below are two articles that nicely illustrate the cunning methods that ALL multinational mining, exploration, drilling, energy extractive or oil transporting corporations use to try [...]

100-Year Capitalist Experiment Keeps Appalachia Poor & Stuck On Coal

By Gwynn Guilford, Qz.com -

The first time Nick Mullins entered Deep Mine 26, a coal mine in southwestern Virginia, the irony hit him hard. Once, his ancestors had owned the coal-seamed cavern that he was now descending [...]

Indigenous Rights Victory In Brazil; Court Revokes License For Mine

By Christian Poirier, Amazon Watch -

In a powerful victory for indigenous rights in Brazil last week, the Toronto-based company Belo Sun Mining had its license to drill revoked by a federal court, dealing a significant setback to [...]

Media Truth In A Post-Truth World; Dirty Mines on Your Dime, Pipelines & More

By Eleanor Goldfield -

This week on Act Out! we gave you a lowdown last week on oil pipelines – but what about natural gas? Safer, right? Not so much. Here's the explosive reality of the natural gas pipelines criss [...]

Southwestern Lakes And Rivers Are Radioactive

By Jonathan P. Thompson -

During the uranium days of the West, more than a dozen mills — all with processing capacities at least ten times larger than the one at White Canyon — sat on the banks of the Colorado River and [...]

US Officials Drop Mining Cleanup Rule After Industry Objects

By Matthew Brown, apnews.com -

By Matthew Brown for Associated Press - BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — President Donald Trump’s administration announced Friday that it won’t require mining companies to prove they have the financial [...]

Trump Administration Targets Uranium Mining Ban Near Grand Canyon

Center for Biological Diversity, Grand Canyon Trust, Havasupai, Wildlands Network, Sierra Club and National Parks Conservation Association, www.popularresistance.org -

WASHINGTON— The Trump administration wants to roll back a 20-year ban to allow uranium mining near the Grand Canyon, according to a Forest Service report formally released today. Under today’s [...]

Brazil: Tribe Defy Miners

By Staff, survivalinternational.org -

By Staff of Survival International - The Waiãpi tribe in Brazil have defied a hostile government to defend their land rights. The tribe has circulated a powerful open letter in which they state: [...]