FBI Investigating Approval Of Pennsylvania Pipeline

By Marc Levy, Apnews.com -

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, Nationofchange.org -

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, Aclu.org -

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, Desmogblog.com -

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, Inthesetimes.com -

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 [...]

Opponents Of Potomac Pipeline/Rockwool Hold 2nd “Hands Across The Potomac” Event

By Staff, Dcdirectactionnews.wordpress.com -

On the 13th of October, opponents of Transcanada’s Potomac Pipeline and of the toxic Rockwool plant being build across from a school in W Va held the second “Hands Across the Potomac” event on [...]

Appeals Court Orders Stay Of Mountain Valley Pipeline Permit

By Laurence Hammack, Roanoke Times. -

Virginia - Already slowed by the loss of two permits and a lawsuit that challenges a third one, construction of the Mountain Valley Pipeline hit another major roadblock Friday. The 4th U.S. [...]

Two Women Face 110 Years In Prison For Attempting To Sabotage The Dakota Access Pipeline

By Ruth Milka, Nationofchange.org -

Two Catholic worker activists have been indicted on charges for their efforts to try and stop the Dakota Access pipeline. If found guilty, the women face up to 110 years in prison as well as [...]

Courts Question Pipeline Builders’ Use Of Eminent Domain To Take Land

By Phil McKenna, Insideclimatenews.org -

A recent federal court ruling could give states more authority to oppose natural gas pipeline projects by limiting the controversial use of eminent domain—the mandatory sale of private or [...]

Raging Granny Locks Herself To Equipment At Mountain Valley Pipeline Site

By Appalachians Against Pipelines. -

Montgomery County, VA — Early this morning, Duff Benjamin, a 75-year-old midwife, grandmother, and self-identified “raging granny” locked herself to Mountain Valley Pipeline construction [...]

Federal Court Blocks South Dakota Laws Suppressing Pipeline Protests

By Staff, Aclu.org -

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — A federal court today blocked enforcement of the unconstitutional provisions of several South Dakota laws, including the recently-enacted “Riot Boosting” Act, that threaten [...]

Prospects For Gas Pipelines In The Era Of Clean Energy

By Mark Dyson, Grant Glazer, and Charles Teplin, Rmi.org -

Over the past 20 years, the United States has expanded natural gas use dramatically for electricity generation. With persistent low gas prices, the industry continues to plan new gas [...]

Pipeline Permit Scandal Highlights Confusion Amid Push To Build Plastics Plants

By Sharon Kelly, Desmogblog.com -

For the past 42 years, the Beaver County Conservation District in western Pennsylvania has hosted their Maple Syrup Festival, an annual all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast featuring syrup made from [...]

Vancouver Poet Rita Wong Incarcerated For 4 Weeks For Peaceful Anti-Pipeline Protest

By Vera DeWaard, Pencanada.ca -

On August 16, 2019, Rita Wong, an award-winning Vancouver poet and an associate professor in Critical and Cultural Studies at Emily Carr University of Art and Design, was sentenced to 28 days of [...]

Bemidji, MN: Water Protectors Lock To Enbridge Office Gates, Work Halted

By Staff, Itsgoingdown.org -

Bemidji, MN — In the early morning, 6 water protectors locked to the gates of a key Enbridge office in Bemidji, MN in protest of proposed tar sands pipeline project Line 3. 2 chained their necks [...]