Pipeline Outrage Is A Human Issue, Not A Political Issue

By Norah Vawter, Otherwords.org -

The fight against pipelines can unite progressives and libertarians, city folk and country folk. I almost cried at a press conference, watching a mother and her grown daughter explain the [...]

Federal Appeals Court Nullifies Key Permit For Atlantic Coast Pipeline

By Robert Zullo, Richmond.com   -

A federal appeals court on Tuesday invalidated a key U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service review of the Dominion Energy-led Atlantic Coast Pipeline, a decision environmental lawyers who argued the case [...]

Demand An Overhaul Of The FERC Pipeline Review Process—Submit Comments For FERC Reform!

By Delaware River Keeper, Go.pardot.com -

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) operates as a rubber stamp on the pipeline infrastructure projects that come before it for review, with FERC approval being a foregone conclusion [...]

NLG Condemns Forest Service For Blocking Food & Water To Pipeline Protester

By Alan Graf and Joel Richard Kupferman, National Lawyers Guild Environmental Committee -

The Environmental Justice Committee of the National Lawyers Guild stated it condemns the actions of the United States Forest Service in denying basic necessities to a Virginia protester in [...]

At Dominion Shareholder Meeting, Pipeline Opponents Address CEO Directly In What’s Become An Annual Airing Of Grievances

By Ned Oliver, Richmond.com -

Opponents of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline have organized dozens of meetings, protests and marches in an effort to stop the project since it was announced in 2014. But there’s just one time a year [...]

Chiefs From 133 First Nations Join Fight Against Kinder Morgan Pipeline And Oilsands Expansion

By Carl Meyer, Nationalobserver.com -

The organization representing First Nations in Ontario has joined a nationwide treaty alliance calling for a ban on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion and other fossil fuel projects. The [...]

Woman, Daughter Who Protested In Trees On Planned Pipeline Land Come Down

By Staff, Wsls.com -

ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. - After more than a month sitting in trees protesting the Mountain Valley pipeline, Theresa "Red" Terry and her daughter, Minor, finally came down Saturday. It happened a day [...]

State Court Declares Bayou Bridge Pipeline’s Coastal Use Permit Illegal

By Pastor Harry Joseph, 5th District H.E.L.P. Association, Genevieve Butler, Dustin Renaud, Gulf Restoration Network,  Dean Wilson, Atchafalaya Basinkeeper, Cherri Foytlin, Bold Louisiana, Elizabeth Livingston de Calderon, Tulane Environmental Law Clinic, for Popular Resistance -

Louisiana’s 23rd Judicial District Court has ruled that the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources(DNR) violated the Coastal Use Guidelines when it issued Bayou Bridge Pipeline, LLC a Coastal [...]

Enbridge Fined For Failing To Fully Inspect Pipelines After Kalamazoo Oil Spill

By David Hasemyer, Insideclimatenews.org -

The Canadian oil pipeline company responsible for one of the largest inland oil spills on record has agreed to pay a $1.8 million fine for failing to thoroughly inspect its pipelines for [...]

Local Doctors Turned Away From Pipeline Protesters

By Chris Suarez, Dailyprogress.com -

Two Charlottesville doctors seeking to help a 61-year-old woman who has spent four weeks perched in a tree to halt construction of the Mountain View Pipeline say Roanoke County authorities did [...]

The Tree Sitters: Activists Have Halted Pipeline Construction

By Mason Adams, Blueridgeoutdoors.com -

You can find Red by the campfire smoke and bright yellow crime-scene tape. Red is a 61-year-old Virginia mountain woman who since April 2 has been living in a tree inside the white-and-blue-taped [...]

A Young Tree Sitter Starves In A Tent 50 Feet High To Stop A Pipeline

By Staff, Itsgoingdown.org -

When a young girl got up in a monopod tent with limited food to prevent construction of the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) back in March, she had no idea the movement her action would spark. A 61 [...]

For 15 Years, Energy Transfer Partners Pipelines Leaked An Average Of Once Every 11 Days

By Sharon Kelly, Desmogblog.com -

5,475 days, 527 pipeline spills: that's the math presented in a new report from environmental groups Greenpeace USA and the Waterkeeper Alliance examining pipelines involving Dakota [...]

Environmental Justice As Liberation: No Consent, No Pipeline, No Kinder Morgan.

By Douglas, Thesouthlawn.org -

Kinder Morgan, a Texas-based energy giant, seeks to build a pipeline from Northern Alberta through British Columbia to the densely populated suburb of Metro Vancouver where it would be loaded [...]

State Appeals Court Rules Valve Turners Can Proceed With Necessity Defense For Pipeline Protest

By Jessica Corbett, Commondreams.org -

In a victory for activists who shut down a tar sands pipeline as part of a multi-state protest in 2016, a Minnesota appeals court has ruled that the "valve turners" can present a defense that [...]