‘Montrose 9’ Found Guilty, Necessity Defense Denied

By Resist AIM, www.popularresistance.org -

By Resist AIM. Cortlandt, NY — On Friday morning - in front of a packed courtroom of over 100 New York residents, activists, sympathizers and supporters opposed to Spectra’s “AIM” Pipeline - [...]

Verdict In Montrose 9 Necessity Defense Trial: Guilty!

By Resist Spectra, www.popularresistance.org -

By Resist Spectra. Cortlandt, NY — Four months after conclusion of the trial, today Judge Daniel McCarthy found the “Montrose 9” guilty of disorderly conduct for blocking traf c in Cortlandt Town [...]

FERC Corruption With Spectra Energy Exposed

By Itai Vardi, www.desmogblog.com -

By Itai Vardi for Desmog - Phil Suter, the spouse of Maggie Suter, a high-ranking official at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) who led the review for two gas pipeline projects by [...]

Protesters Inside Pipeline Stop Spectra For 16 Hours

By Resist Spectra Staff, www.PopularResistance.org -

By Staff for Resist Spectra. At about 7 AM on October 10th, Indigenous People's Day, four water protectors crawled inside lengths of pipeline along the Hudson River to stop Spectra Energy from [...]

Enbridge Spreads Tentacles To Acquire Spectra, Creating ‘Pipeline Enemy #1’

By Deirdre Fulton, www.commondreams.org -

By Deirdre Fulton for Common Dreams - Two pipeline corporations have announced plans to merge, raising the hackles of climate activists who say the deal "would be bad news for energy consumers [...]

Contractors Hired By FERC To Review New Spectra Energy Pipeline…

By Itai Vardi, www.desmogblog.com -

By Itai Vardi for Desmog - A contractor hired last year by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to review a proposed gas pipeline by Spectra Energy, had already been working for the [...]

Activists Lock Down On Pipeline Path, Need Support

By Resist AIM, www.popularresistance.org -

By Tina Volz-Bongar for Resist AIM. Peekskill, NY - Just four days after 21 people were arrested for peacefully blockading the entrance to a Spectra Algonquin Incremental Market (AIM) Pipeline [...]

Blocking Access To Halt Construction Of Spectra’s AIM Gas Pipeline

By Courtney Williams, www.resistaim.wordpress.com -

By Courtney Williams for Resist AIM - Buchanan, NY - Today at 6:30 AM, thirty people took action to stop the AIM pipeline from being built in Westchester by blocking access to two of Spectra [...]

Protesters Want Flowers, Not Power Plants

By Steve Ahlquist, www.rifuture.org -

By Steve Ahlquist for RIFuture.org. Burrillville, RI - Five women were arrested on Spectra Energy property in Burrillville this afternoon, during a protest in which they attempted to plant tulips [...]

Climate Action: Support Burrillville In Spectra Fight

By FANG, www.popularresistance.org -

By Fighting Against Natural Gas (FANG). Burrillville, RI - On December 4-5th we'll be gathering in Burrillville, RI with BASE (Burrillville Against Spectra Expansion) to reflect on two years of [...]

75th Birthday Party Disrupts Pipeline Construction

By Capitalism vs Climate, www.popularresistance.org -

By Capitalism vs Climate. NORTH WINDHAM, CT - In celebration of his 75th birthday today, Middletown resident Vic Lancia locked himself to two giant “birthday cakes”—actually concrete-filled [...]

Northeast Anti-Fracking Coalition Derails Gas Forum

By Kelly Canavan, www.PopularResistance.org -

By Kelly Canavan for Popular Resistance. Boston, MA - Activists from Rhode Island, Vermont, Massachusetts, Maryland, Washington DC, and Maine disrupted the twentieth annual LDC Gas Forum two days [...]

Demonstrators Bring Pipeline Fight To Governor’s Home

By Staff, www.popularresistance.org -

By Staff. Swampscott, MA - In April, pipeline fighters delivered an ultimatum to Spectra Energy's office: "You have 40 days to stop the AIM (Algonquin Incremental Market) expansion or we will [...]