Big Oil Fears Keystone XL Ruling Means End Of Easy Pipeline Permits

By Steve Horn, DeSmog Blog. -

On April 15, Judge Brian Morris nullified water-crossing permits in Montana that were granted for the Keystone XL, a major setback for the long-embattled tar sands oil pipeline. The ruling came [...]

Pipelines Are Still Being Built As The Economy Shuts Down

By Leanna First-Arai, Truthout. -

Governors of at least 37 U.S. states and the District of Columbia have issued strict orders for residents providing “non-life-sustaining” services to remain inside. All but five states have at [...]

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Prevails As Federal Judge Strikes Down DAPL Permits

By Staff, Earthjustice.org -

Washington, D.C. —A federal court today granted a request by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe to strike down federal permits for the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline. The Court found the U.S. [...]

A Good Time To Abolish Pipelines

By David Swanson, Worldbeyondwar.org -

A moment in which U.S. politicians are openly talking about the need to sacrifice lives to a disease in the name of profit may be a good moment for recognizing the evil motivations of the same [...]

Coastal Gas Link Continues Work Despite COVID 19

By UnistotenCamp, Dissidentvoice.org -

As people around the world are taking social distancing measures to keep their communities safe Coastal Gas Link and the RCMP continue to bring in workers from all over Canada during a pandemic [...]

District Court Judge Deals Blow To Las Vegas Pipeline Plan

By Benjamin Spillman and Reno Gazette, Rgj.com -

Rupert Steele says he’s looking forward to his next trip to Nevada’s rural Spring Valley. That’s because Steele, chairman of the Confederated Tribes of the Goshute Reservation, will be bearing [...]

Warren Buffett’s Company Backs Out Of Quebec Energy Project Due To Anti-Pipeline Blockades

By Sam McGriskin, Thepostmillennial.com -

Berkshire Hathaway has pulled out of a proposed large investment in the liquid natural gas pipeline near Quebec’s Saguenay port. Warren Buffetts’s investment company had been planning to invest [...]

Constitution Pipeline Project Discarded

By Marlee Kokotovic, Nationofchange.org -

One of the major companies behind the Constitution Pipeline has abandoned the project altogether. According to Common Dreams, the proposed 124-mile gas pipeline was slated to run through [...]

Negotiations Do Not Resolve The Wet’suwet’en Nation Gas Line Fight

By Ethan Cox and Erin Seatter, Ricochet.media -

The Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs and the B.C. and Canadian governments have come to a tentative agreement about rights and title, but none of the parties have changed their position on the [...]

‘It’s Not Over’: Tentative Agreement With Wet’suwet’en Nation May Be A Milestone, But It Doesn’t Resolve Pipeline Fight

By Ethan Cox and Erin Seatter, Ricochet.media -

The Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs and the B.C. and Canadian governments have come to a tentative agreement about rights and title, but none of the parties have changed their position on the [...]

Wet’suwet’en Solidarity: “This Movement Wouldn’t Exist Without Everything That Preceded It”

By Dawn Marie Paley, Towardfreedom.org -

Rail and highway blockades have proliferated across Canada since Februrary 6, when the RCMP, western Canada’s colonial police force, began raiding a series of camps that stand in the way of [...]

Wet’suwet’en Blockades: No More Business As Usual In Canada

By D.T. Cochrane, Theconversation.com -

The recent RCMP incursion into Wet'suwet'en territory was aimed at enforcing an injunction. Coastal GasLink was awarded the injunction against Wet’suwet’en land defenders who were blocking [...]

Behind the headlines: #ShutDownCanada

By Dawn Marie Paley, Towardfreedom.org -

I write from Vancouver Island, where emptied tankers sit in the harbor, unable to go to port because of rail blockades in solidarity with Indigenous land defenders. As I write, we are [...]

Raid of Wet’suwet’en part of Canada’s ongoing police violence against Indigenous Peoples

By Catherine Richardson, Theconversation.com -

In a pre-dawn raid on Feb. 6, the RCMP arrested six land defenders of the Gidimt'en clan of the Wet'suwet'en nation at a blockade protesting the Coastal GasLink pipeline project. They were [...]

Trudeau’s Demand: “The Barricades Must Come Down”

By Kim Peterson, Ahtribune.com -

Canada’s prime minister Justin Trudeau has called the imbroglio between the Wet’suwet’en nation and Canada a matter to be decided by the rule of law. [1] However, the Wet’suwet’en have refused to [...]