Appalachians Against Pipelines Continues Protests Against MVP Pipeline

From Appalachians Against Pipelines -

Over 30 water protectors from around communities around Virginia walked on to the MVP worksite at Cove Hollow just over the hill from the Yellow Finch blockade blocking work while singing and [...]

Organic Farm In W.Va. Imperiled By Gas Pipeline Construction

By Anne Meador, -

In the four years since finding stakes mysteriously implanted in the ground of their newly acquired farm, Neal LaFerriere and his family have worked as best they could with Mountain Valley [...]

Intersectional Raids, Calls For More Pipelines & A Creative Mind

By Eleanor Goldfield, -

If someone in your neighborhood is going on a rampage killing a bunch of neighbors and burying them in his backyard to the point that he's running out of room – do you say, well geez Bob, this is [...]

Pipeline Fighter Blocks Mountain Valley Pipeline Construction

By Staff, -

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 [...]

After Standing Rock, Protesting Pipelines Can Get You A Decade In Prison And $100K In Fines

By Naveena Sadasivam, -

Cherri Foytlin and her fellow protestors spent much of last summer suspended 35-feet in the air in “sky pods” tied to cypress trees. They were hoping to block the Bayou Bridge Pipeline from [...]

Groups Sue To Stop KXL Pipeline

By Staff, -

Great Falls, MT— Conservation groups filed a federal lawsuit today challenging the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ illegal approval of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline to be constructed through [...]

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 [...]

Mountain Valley Pipeline Fighter Locks Themself To Excavator In Summers County

By Appalachians Against Pipelines, Popular Resistance. -

[Summers County, WV] — At 6 A.M. Wednesday morning, a pipeline fighter locked themself to a piece of equipment at a Mountain Valley Pipeline site, preventing construction. The anonymous protester [...]

Direct Action In Minnesota As Line 3 Pipeline Approval Reversed

By Andrew Neef, -

Near Park Rapids, MN – On Monday, June 3, 2019 three water protectors shut down work on power lines along the proposed Enbridge Line 3 tar sands oil pipeline by locking themselves to construction [...]

Court Sides With Trump On Keystone XL Permit, But Don’t Expect Fast Progress

By Neela Banerjee, -

A federal appeals court on Thursday threw out a lower court decision to halt construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. But several major obstacles remain to the controversial project's progress, [...]

Court: Climate Impacts Of Pipeline Projects Cannot Be Ignored

By Karen Savage, -

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, a little-known agency that oversees energy infrastructure, receives far less attention when it comes to climate change than the Environmental Protection [...]

Virginia’s Controversial Pipelines Face Protests And Legal Hurdles

By Mason Adams, -

FLOYD — Warm weather has brought renewed activity to the Mountain Valley Pipeline in western Virginia, but the project and its equally contentious sibling, the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, still face [...]

Yellow Finch Tree Sitters Hold Strong As Police And Pipeline Company Attempt Eviction

By Staff, Appalachians Against Pipelines -

Today police aided by Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) employees attempted to evict the Yellow Finch tree sit but were not successful. What follows is a report from Appalachians Against Pipelines. [...]

Louisiana Law Turning Pipeline Protests Into Felonies Violates Constitution, New Lawsuit Alleges

By Sharon Kelly, -

A lawsuit filed today in federal court in Louisiana challenges the state’s “critical infrastructure” law, used to press felony charges against fossil fuel pipeline construction opponents, [...]

Groups Challenge New Felony Protest Law

By Steve Hardy, The Advocate. -

Louisiana - Environmentalists and activists arrested for protesting around the Bayou Bridge pipeline have filed a federal civil rights lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of a state law [...]