How We #ShutDownDC In September, And How We Can Do Something Even Bigger This Spring

By Patrick Young, -

Last September, when young people called for global climate strikes, organizers in DC answered that call in a big way. On September 23rd, 2019 hundreds of people organized into 22 different [...]

Protests Target A ‘Carbon Bomb’ Linking Two Major Pipelines Outside Boston

Phil McKenna, -

WEYMOUTH, Massachusetts — After endless public hearings, drawn-out government appeals and fruitless legal proceedings, a band of community and climate activists was left to this: Sitting in the [...]

Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs Pose Monumental Challenge To $40-Billion LNG Project And The B.C. NDP Government

By Charlie Smith, -

Tensions continue to run high over the 670-kilometre Coastal GasLink pipeline project, which has been approved by the federal and B.C. governments, as well as by 20 elected First Nations councils [...]

Atlantic Coast Pipeline Loses Permit Battle With Historically Black Community

By Rebeccca Beitsch, -

A federal appeals court rejected a needed permit for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline on Tuesday, the latest legal blow to the controversial pipeline as it heads to the Supreme Court through another [...]

UN Orders Canada To Halt Work On Trans Mountain Pipeline

By Staff, -

Blue River BC — A new United Nations report orders Canada to cease construction on the Trans Mountain Pipeline until informed consent is obtained from the Secwepemc people.  “Now it is clear to [...]

Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs Evict Coastal GasLink From Territory

By Staff, -

The situation in British Columbia, Canada, where the Indigenous Wet’suwet’en nation is resisting the construction of fractured gas and bitumen pipelines through their unceded territories, is [...]

2020: A Year Of Pipeline Court Fights, With One Lawsuit Headed To The Supreme Court

By Phil, McKenna, -

After years of mounting opposition to the increasing build-out of oil and gas infrastructure, 2020 is shaping up to be the year that pipeline opponents get their day in court. One case headed to [...]

Why Four Christian Activists Risked Arrest To Shut Down An Oil Pipeline

By Stephen Quirke, -

THE WORLD HAS known since 2011 that at least 80 percent of all fossil fuels must stay in the ground to keep global temperatures below 2 degrees Celsius. This means that 90 percent of U.S. and [...]

Wisconsin Governor Signs Bill Punishing Pipeline And Other Fossil Fuel Protests

By Jacob Crosse, -

Wisconsin’s Democratic governor Tony Evers, ignoring opposition from environmental groups, the American Civil Liberties Union and multiple Tribal Nations, last week signed into law Assembly Bill [...]

Law Enforcement Crushing Pipeline Dissent In Minnesota

By Andrea Germanos, Commondreams. -

Police in Clearbrook, Minnesota were accused of putting the "profits of oil companies before human life" after activists said law enforcement on Monday began sawing the leg of a tripod from which [...]

FBI Investigating Approval Of Pennsylvania Pipeline

By Marc Levy, -

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The FBI has begun a corruption investigation into how Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration came to issue permits for construction on a multibillion-dollar pipeline project to [...]

Keystone Leaks 383,000 Gallons In North Dakota On The Same Day As Trump State Department’s Pipeline Hearing

By Marlee Kokotovic, -

The Keystone pipeline, that carries tar sands oil from Canada through seven states, leaked more than 383,000 gallons of oil according to North Dakota regulators. The company has promised the [...]

South Dakota Governor Caves On Attempted Efforts To Silence Pipeline Protesters

By Vera Eidelman, -

South Dakota’s governor and attorney general today backed down from their unconstitutional attempts to silence pipeline protestors. In response to a lawsuit we filed alongside the ACLU of South [...]

After Second Deadly Crash, Regulators Say Trucks Leaking Fracked Gas Cargo Are Fine

By Justin Nobel, -

Last Friday, October 11, a “Virtual Pipeline” truck carrying compressed natural gas crashed on a highway in Orange, Massachusetts, killing the driver, leaking the potent greenhouse gas methane [...]

On Indigenous People’s Day, Anishinaabeg Leaders March Against Enbridge’s $7.5 Billion Oil Pipeline

By Amelia Diehl, -

CLEARBROOK, MINN.—On October 14, Indigenous Peoples’ Day, more than 200 Indigenous leaders and allies marched down a highway to Enbridge Inc.’s U.S. pipeline terminal in Northern Minnesota, to [...]