Atlantic Coast Pipeline Hits More Delays In North Carolina

By Elizabeth Ouzts, -

North Carolina regulators Wednesday announced the latest round of setbacks for the 600-mile Atlantic Coast Pipeline — delaying a decision on the project’s clean water certificate until as late as [...]

Nuns vs. Pipelines & The Water Protector’s Hub

By Eleanor Goldfield, -

This week on Act Out! Kiilu Nyasha takes us into the New Year with some words of wisdom from a woman who's seen decades of what works and what doesn't. Next up, how do you approach the work of [...]

Can Tiny Houses Halt Expansion Of Trans Mountain Pipeline?

By Ayşe Gürsöz, -

“We thought we’d only spend a few days at Standing Rock. Instead we were there for months,” recalls Kanahus Manuel of the Secwepemc Nation in British Columbia. “That’s the story of thousands of [...]

Maine Town Wins Round In Tar Sands Oil Battle With Industry

By Sabrina Shankman, -

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine—A federal judge has handed a win to South Portland, Maine over a pipeline company that wants to send tar sands oil through the city, a proposal seen as opening a path for [...]

Environmental Justice Suffered Setbacks In 2017

By Phil McKenna, -

Humvees with heavily armed county, state and federal agents rolled into what remained of the Oceti Sakowin protest camp in North Dakota in early 2017. With a U.S. Department of Homeland Security [...]

Latest 2 Violations In Energy Transfer Partners Reckless Practices

By David Turnbull, -

Today, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) suspended construction permits for the Mariner East 2 pipeline due to a number of safety and environmental violations.1Mariner [...]

TransCanada Faces Indigenous Pipeline Resistance In Mexico

By Steve Horn, -

Under Mexico's new legal approach to energy, pipeline project permits require consultations with Indigenous peoples living along pipeline routes. (In addition, Mexico supported the adoption of [...]

Raccoon Rebellion Strikes Diamond Pipeline On Christmas

By Jacques Rogiers, -

On Christmas, with help and assistance from Santa Claus, his reindeer, and mischievous elves, some raccoons from the Arkansas Chapter of the national "Raccoon Rebellion" conducted a safety [...]

Issues that Drive the Coming Transformation

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, -

The year 2017 has been another active year for people fighting on a wide range of fronts. The Trump administration has brought many issues that have existed for years out into the open where they [...]

FERC Reviewing Approval Policy For Pipelines

By Steve Horn, -

The new chairman for the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), Kevin McIntyre, says the agency plans to review its permitting process and procedures for natural gas pipelines.FERC has [...]

US Bank Declares End To Oil And Gas Pipeline Loans

By Sharon Kelly, -

For months, the bank had been under fire for financing the Dakota Access pipeline by providing over a quarter billion dollars worth of funding to its builder, Energy Transfer Partners (ETP). [...]

BXE’s Response To FERC’s Upcoming Review Of Pipeline Permitting Process

By Staff, -

If FERC were an agency which truly put the public interest first, the announced plan to review their process for approving pipelines would be a welcome development. But facts don’t lie: over the [...]

How The Oil & Gas Industry Sees Pipeline Protesters

By Heather Saucier, American Association of Petroleum Geologists -

It is  interesting to see how corporations view protesters. This article describes how pipeline protesters undermine the infrastructure of the oil and gas industry, giving us a glimpse into their [...]

Yaqui Tribe Defends Land By Digging Up Gas Pipeline

By Adam Williams, -

A chunk of Sempra Energy’s natural gas pipeline sits in the dirt behind a community center in the village of Loma de Bacum in northwest Mexico. Guadalupe Flores thinks it would make a great [...]

Resisting Energy Transfer Partners’ Louisiana Bayou Bridge Pipeline

By Emma Fiala, -

L’EAU EST LA VIE CAMP, LOUISIANA — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has just granted a permit to a subsidiary of Energy Transfer Partners (ETP) for the Bayou Bridge Pipeline (BBP) in Louisiana. [...]