South Dakota Rushes To Outlaw Protests Against Oil Pipeline

By Auditi Guha, Rewire -

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem (R) plans to thwart demonstrations reminiscent of the Standing Rock protests in her home state by criminalizing protesters of the multibillion-dollar TransCanada’s [...]

TransCanada Loses Again In Latest Attempt To Begin Keystone XL Pipeline Construction

By Staff, -

San Francisco – Today, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit denied yet another attempt by TransCanada to begin construction on its proposed Keystone XL pipeline. The court [...]

To Fight A Pipeline, Live In A Tree

By Christine Grillo, -

For almost five months, Phillip Flagg has been living in a chestnut oak tree 50 feet above the ground. His home is a four-by-eight sheet of plywood, a little larger than a typical dining room [...]

Environmental Groups, Activists Win Dismissal Of Lawsuit Filed By Dakota Access Pipeline Company

By Staff, -

February 15, 2019, North Dakota – Late yesterday, a federal judge dismissed a sprawling racketeering lawsuit filed against Krystal Two Bulls, an Oglala Lakota and Northern Cheyenne organizer, [...]

Controversial Pinelands Coal Plant To Shut Down Not Convert

By Staff, -

Long Branch, NJ — Clean Water Action sang the praises of today’s overnight news that the owner of the BL England (aka Beasley Point) power plant in Ocean City has decided to retire it instead of [...]

Defendants Accuse Coastal GasLink Of Trying To ‘Subvert Authority’ Of Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs

By Chantelle Bellrichard, -

Two Wet'suwet'en Nation members are accusing Coastal GasLink of attempting to "subvert the authority" of their hereditary chiefs, in their response filing in B.C. Supreme Court Wednesday opposing [...]

The Atlantic Coast Pipeline: Another Boondoggle In Virginia

By Kenneth Surin, -

Two pipelines– the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) and the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP)—earmarked for construction in Virginia have been the source of massive controversy. In a previous [...]

TransCanada Seeking To Avoid Political Firestorm Over Potomac Pipeline Appeal

By Russell Mokhiber, -

That’s what the Morgan County Economic Development Authority, headed by House of Delegates member Daryl Cowles (R-Morgan), wanted to know. Earlier this month, someone at the Economic Development [...]

On Valentine’s Day, The Fight To Stop The Williams Pipeline Hits The Heart Of NYC

By Staff, -

New York, NY – A clear message to Governor Andrew Cuomo struck the heart of Times Square this Valentine’s Day. A building-side message was displayed on February 14, 2019 calling the Governor to [...]

Federal Court Dismisses $900 Million Pipeline Company Lawsuit Against Greenpeace

By Staff, -

BISMARCK, February 14, 2019 — Today, the United States District Court for the District of North Dakota issued a landmark dismissal [1] of all claims against all defendants in the USD$900 million [...]

Multi-Agency Task Force Prepares “Rules of Engagement” For Line 3 Protests

By Andrew Neef, -

MINNESOTA – Unicorn Riot has uncovered documents revealing the creation of a task force stockpiling equipment and training police in preparation for Line 3 pipeline protests across the state. The [...]

“We Have Stopped It For Another Year”: MVP Tree-Sit Hits Over 156 Days

By Appalachians Against Pipelines, -

Today marks 156 days since the beginning of the Yellow Finch tree sits, and a lot has changed since then. The forest around us has undergone seasonal changes, the trees have shed their leaves, [...]

Paying Off Climate Change, A Nostalgic War & The Thing About Jews

By Eleanor Goldfield, -

Here's what happens when you fine big polluters – plus a look at how intertwined law enforcement and pipeline companies are (hint: it's not you they're protecting and serving.) Next up, should we [...]

‘Valve Turners’ Shut Down Enbridge Oil Pipelines In Minnesota

By Staff, -

Itasca County, Minnesota – Today four people calling themselves the “Four Necessity Valve turners” shut down Enbridge’s Line 3 and Line 4 tar sands oil pipelines in Minnesota citing “imminent and [...]

Minnesota: Water Protectors Confront Enbridge About MMIW, Line 3

By Anonymous, -

Enbridge, in its ongoing efforts to coerce the Fond du Lac band of Ojibwe with “economic incentives,” was holding a job fair and business development seminar at the band’s casino in Carlton, [...]