Water Protectors Shut Down Mountain Valley Pipeline Work Site

By Appalachians Against Pipelines. -

Greenbrier County, WV — Early this morning, 3 water protectors locked themselves to 3 separate excavators at a Mountain Valley Pipeline site outside of Rainelle, WV. These 3 individuals prevented [...]

Protesters Prevent Mountain Valley Pipeline Drilling

By Appalachians Against Pipelines. -

Greenbrier County, WV (August 29) — Early this morning, two pipeline fighters locked themselves to equipment at a Mountain Valley Pipeline work site adjacent to Interstate 64 in WV. One person [...]

What Will It Take To Declare A Climate Emergency?

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance. -

The Earth's lungs are on fire. Forest fires are burning in greater numbers and with greater frequency and intensity than in the past. They are fueled not just by conditions connected to the [...]

Industry Behind Legislation Pushing Laws Against Pipeline Protesters

By Jamie Corey, Documented   -

In May 2017, petroleum refiner and pipeline operator Valero Energy placed a phone call to then-Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin, asking for support on HB 1123. The measure increased criminal [...]

Two People Lock To Equipment, Stopping Work At Pipeline Site

By Appalachians Against Pipelines, Popular Resistance. -

Franklin County, VA — At 6 A.M. this morning, two pipeline fighters locked themselves to separate pieces of construction equipment at a Mountain Valley Pipeline site in Franklin County, VA. [...]

New Lawsuit Filed Over Mountain Valley Pipeline

Richmond, VA  — Conservation groups have launched a new lawsuit aimed at the Mountain Valley Pipeline over its impacts on threatened and endangered species. The petition for review filed [...]

California: Appeal Upheld In Challenge To Oil Drilling

By Los Padres Forest Watch, edhat.com. -

The California Bureau of Land Management has agreed with conservation groups that plans for a new oil well and pipeline in Carrizo Plain National Monument failed to comply with federal [...]

Extreme Measures Needed To Tackle Climate Chaos Before It’s Too Late

By Eleanor Goldfield, Art Killing Apathy. -

The last week in July saw record-breaking temperatures across the globe. The forecast map for Europe appeared as a giant oppressive red mass with barely any orange or yellow nuance. Not built to [...]

Lone Protester Stops Mountain Valley Pipeline For A Day

By Appalachians Against Pipelines, Popular Resistance. -

Montgomery County, VA — Early this morning, pipeline fighter River Nason scaled a crucial piece of welding machinery at a Mountain Valley Pipeline site in Virginia, and locked their body to the [...]

Babies Born Near Oil And Gas Wells Have Congenital Heart Defects

By Julie Conley, Commondreams. -

Proximity to oil and gas sites makes pregnant mothers up to 70 percent more likely to give birth to a baby with congenital heart defects, according to a new study. Led by Dr. Lisa McKenzie at [...]

Embargoes And Other Acts Of War

By David Rovics,  Dissident Voice. -

Right now, in the United States, huge detention camps are being constructed for the increasingly criminalized refugee and migrant population, a campaign of government-sponsored domestic terror [...]

Activist Uses Body To Directly Block Pipeline

By Appalachians Against Pipeline, Popular Resistance. -

Montgomery County, VA — Yesterday, pipeline fighter Phillip Flagg locked himself in the path of the Mountain Valley Pipeline near Elliston, VA. MVP has been clearing and grading this section of [...]

Activists Pay Home Visit To FERC Commissioner

By Beyond Extreme Energy, Popular Resistance. -

On Saturday July 13, climate justice activists from Beyond Extreme Energy (BXE) held a protest outside Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) commissioner Cheryl LaFleur’s home in Wellesley [...]

Climate Activists Are The ‘Greatest Threat’ To Oil Industry

By Miyo McGinn, Grist. -

What’s one of the world’s most powerful cartels afraid of? A bunch of meddling kids. Climate activists and their “unscientific” claims are “perhaps the greatest threat to our industry going [...]

Local Locks Himself To Excavator At Pipeline Work Site

By Appalachians Against Pipelines, Popular Resistance. -

Montgomery County, VA - Another brave pipeline fighter has taken a stand against the Mountain Valley Pipeline. Early Friday morning, Blacksburg, VA local Michael James-Deramo locked himself to an [...]