Despite Climate Commitments, Health Concerns, States Approve Fuel Tanks

By Ingrid Lobet, Capital and Main. -

Magali Sanchez-Hall, usually in motion, pauses for a moment on the sidewalk to gaze through a chain-link fence at the massive new construction project: tanks shaped like giant tuna fish cans that [...]

Second Tree Sitter Extracted On Final Day Of Yellow Finch Blockade

By Appalachians Against Pipelines, Popular Resistance. -

On Wednesday, March 24th, 2021, the second and final tree sitter at the Yellow Finch blockade in the path of the Mountain Valley Pipeline was extracted and arrested. This follows the Tuesday [...]

Coalition To Governor Wolf: No Sacrifice Zones In Pennsylvania

By Berks Gas Truth. -

Today, Governor Tom Wolf voted with the governors of New York, New Jersey, and Delaware to ban fracking in the Delaware River Basin and to remove from consideration regulations that would have [...]

New Mexican Economists Warn: Change Course Now

By Jerry Redfern, Capital and Main. -

Later this month, New Mexico lawmakers will have another chance to fix an economic problem that has plagued the state for decades. “For at least 40 years people in the state government and the [...]

Trans Mountain Pipeline Protester Creates New Treetop Camp After Destruction

By Charlie Smith, The Georgia Straight. -

The fight over a $12.6-billion federal government pipeline project continues. This weekend, environmental activist Timothee Govare has moved into a tent 20 metres up in the air. It's among [...]

Gas Company Sues To Destroy Small Town’s Rights Of Nature Law

By Jessica Corbett, Commondreams. -

In a clear signal of how the fossil fuel industry feels about efforts to enact Rights of Nature protections that safeguard communities and the environment from the impacts of coal, gas, and oil [...]

Indigenous-led Resistance To Enbridge’s Line 3 Pipeline Threatens Big Oil

By Nick Engelfried, Waging Nonviolence. -

When Dawn Goodwin went down to the bank of the upper Mississippi River on Dec. 4, she just wanted to spend some time honoring the traditions of her people. Goodwin was part of a small group of [...]

Every Major Bank Has Now Ruled Out Funding Arctic Drilling

By Dharna Noor, Gizmodo. -

We got another one. On Monday evening, Bank of America said that it will no longer finance fossil fuel exploration in the Arctic, joining Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Chase, Wells Fargo, and [...]

Activists Resist Frantic Pipeline Development

By Leanna First-Arai, Truthout. -

The final weeks of the Trump administration have been frenzied for oil and gas pipeline companies. On November 24, Enbridge — the largest pipeline developer in North America — filed a lawsuit to [...]

Fuel Shortages In Venezuela

By Tatuy TV and Venezuelanalysis. -

Fuel shortages have become of the main issues in Venezuela. The mainstream media, always on board the regime change bandwagon, is keen to report that "the country with the world's largest oil [...]

Water Protector Locks To Enbridge Pipe Yard Gate On Black Friday

By Giniw Collective, Popular Resistance. -

Backus, MN - This morning, one water protector locked their neck to the gate of one of Enbridge’s massive pipe yards south of Backus, Minnesota, as other rallied and shoppers consumed on Black [...]

Affordable Housing Developers Set their Sights On Former Toxic Oil Fields

By Marissa Pianko, DeSmog Blog. -

California - On a busy corner in Vista Hermosa, a neighborhood just west of downtown Los Angeles, early signs of construction have begun on a 7-story, 64-unit apartment building called Firmin [...]

Mountain Valley Pipeline Project Remains Stalled In Legal Limbo

By Mike Tony, Charleston Gazette-Mail. -

It was a shock to the system. That’s how EQT President and CEO Toby Rice described the impact of the July cancellation of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. Rice made the allusion during EQT’s [...]

Victory: East Pittsburgh Community Stops Fracking Well

By Food and Water Watch. -

The East Pittsburgh Zoning and Hearing Board announced this evening that it was rejecting a permit appeal from Merrion Oil & Gas, the company seeking to drill a fracking well at the US Steel [...]

Members Of Secwépemc Unity Camp Shut Down Trans Mountain Pipeline

By Michael Potestio, Kamloops This Week. -

Canada - Several people were arrested on Thursday (Oct. 15) at the Trans Mountain construction site on Mission Flats in Kamloops. Members of the We, the Secwépemc Unity Camp to Stop the Trans [...]