Treetop Activists Fear Removal After Trans Mountain Erects Fences

By Akshay Kulkarni, CBC News. -

Activists aiming to stop the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion in Burnaby say they fear being removed against their will after crews put up fencing and cut down trees in their vicinity on Tuesday [...]

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 [...]