Extreme Measures Needed To Tackle Climate Chaos Before It’s Too Late

By Eleanor Goldfield, Art Killing Apathy. -

The last week in July saw record-breaking temperatures across the globe. The forecast map for Europe appeared as a giant oppressive red mass with barely any orange or yellow nuance. Not built to [...]

After 212 Days, Tree-Sitters Are Still Standing Against The Mountain Valley Pipeline

By Laurence Hammack, Roanoke.com -

ELLISTON — The 212th day was a lot like the first, which for foes of the Mountain Valley Pipeline was a good thing. Since Sept. 5, 2018, two people have occupied tree stands in a white pine and a [...]

To Fight A Pipeline, Live In A Tree

By Christine Grillo, Citylab.com -

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 [...]

Tree Sitters Risk Lives On The Front Line

By Drew Philip, The Guardian. -

Way out in the Appalachian hills, on the line between Virginia and West Virginia, after an hour-long backwoods hike up Peters Mountain, an orderly clutch of tents were surrounded by a plastic [...]

New Protest Site Blocks Mountain Valley Pipeline

By Appalachians Against Pipelines, Popular Resistance. -

Giles County, VA — Early Monday morning, pipeline protesters in the Jefferson National Forest erected a new aerial blockade on Pocahontas Road near Narrows, VA. The blockade consists of a [...]

NLG Condemns Forest Service For Blocking Food & Water To Pipeline Protester

By Alan Graf and Joel Richard Kupferman, National Lawyers Guild Environmental Committee -

The Environmental Justice Committee of the National Lawyers Guild stated it condemns the actions of the United States Forest Service in denying basic necessities to a Virginia protester in [...]

Resistance Against The Mountain Valley Pipeline Grows

By Carolyn Reilly, Little Teel Crossing. -

Franklin County, VA - In the farmlands of Franklin County, a new stand against the Mountain Valley Pipeline has begun. Three tree sits loom directly in the path of the pipeline’s destruction, [...]

Tree-Sit Protest Of Mountain Valley Pipeline Escalates

By Laurence Hammack, Roanoke.com. -

Peter's Mountain — She didn’t want to state her name, the woman who was sitting near the top of a 50-foot pole planted in the middle of a gravel road. She did state her purpose: “I hope to [...]

Anti-Pipeline Tree Sitters In Second Week, Need Support

By Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance. -

Peters Mountain, WV - Tree sitters with Appalachians Against Pipelines are now in the second week of their action to stop tree cutting for the Mountain Valley Pipeline on the border of Virginia [...]

Activists Occupy Trees To Stop Pipeline

By Mark Scialla, www.pbs.org -

By Mark Scialla for PBS. Last spring, Elise Gerhart and her mother Ellen heard chainsaw motors revving in the woods behind their southern Pennsylvania home. Pipeline workers had returned to [...]

Judge Grants Sunoco Authority To Arrest Landowners

By Susan Phillios, www.stateimpact.npr.org -

By Susan Phillios for State Impact-NPR. Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania residents protesting the construction of Sunoco’s Mariner East 2 pipeline across their land now face arrest on their own [...]