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We Are Seneca Lake newsletter: “We Are Family”

We wanted to pass on to this newsletter from the Seneca Lake resisters to fracked gas storage and transport, especially since, due to security measures, they do not generally allow us to forward info about the struggle. They are amazingly organized, smart about the resistance, and committed to winning and to one another. The Banner, … Continue reading We Are Seneca Lake newsletter: “We Are Family”

Hydraulic Fracturing or Fracking in Florida and Citizens’ Efforts to Stop It (Audio)

On MidPoint we looked at hydraulic fracturing in Florida and citizens’ efforts to stop it; joining us on the phone from southwest Florida was Dr. Karen Dwyer, co-founder of the Stonecrab Alliance, an environmental advocacy group. Our in-studio guest was Jennifer Rubiello, state director of Environment Florida. Tuesday in Naples the Board of Collier County … Continue reading Hydraulic Fracturing or Fracking in Florida and Citizens’ Efforts to Stop It (Audio)

Air Quality in the Uintah Basin of Utah is 8x Worse Than Los Angeles

Editor’s note: this op-ed from the activists at Utah Physicians for a Healthy Environment covers the issue of air quality in the Uintah Basin of northeastern Utah, where a boom in fracking and oil drilling has led to more than 10,000 wells being drilled in the last decade or so. We’ve covered these issues in … Continue reading Air Quality in the Uintah Basin of Utah is 8x Worse Than Los Angeles

80,000 Acres of Land in Southern Nevada up for Fracking

Editors note: this post comes from the folks at Save Nevada’s Water: Ban Fracking In Nevada. While the comment period for the BLM ends soon, public pressure and action against these projects can continue to be effective even afterwards. After all, these are supposed to be federal lands and federal agencies – we’re supposed to … Continue reading 80,000 Acres of Land in Southern Nevada up for Fracking

Fracking in Southeast Florida

For folks on the east coast of Florida who have been watching the push for new oil drilling in the western Everglades – hold on to your hats. A new application just sent to the Florida Department of Environmental Protection would bring oil drilling to the Everglades of Broward County! Articles in the Miami-Herald and … Continue reading Fracking in Southeast Florida

Business and Government Continue Partnership to “Frack Over” Colorado

We don’t mean to be hyperbolic about the issue (in fact, that would be next to impossible), but the following editorial from the Boulder Daily Camera helps delineate how Colorado serves as another example of fascism. When government and industry work this closely together, there’s really no other way to describe the warm and cozy … Continue reading Business and Government Continue Partnership to “Frack Over” Colorado

Fracking Operations in Nevada (and across the Great Basin)

ELY, Nev. (AP) – The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is seeking public comment on issues concerning public land being eyed for potential oil and gas leasing in eastern Nevada. The agency’s Ely District is analyzing 94 parcels of public land covering 140,389 acres to identify potential impacts in an environmental assessment. The deadline for … Continue reading Fracking Operations in Nevada (and across the Great Basin)

Reclaim the Power – fossil fuel electricity generation in the UK

The 2015 Reclaim the Power camp will be from 29 May – 2nd June near Didcot powerstation in Oxfordshire. Didcot Power Station comprises Didcot A Power Station, powered by oil and coal until its closure in 2013, and Didcot B Power Station, a combined cycle gas turbine (CCGT). Didcot power station stands as a half-demolished … Continue reading Reclaim the Power – fossil fuel electricity generation in the UK

Final Itinerary – Sacred Water Tour 2015

These are the final details for the 2015 Sacred Water Tour. If you are interested in attending, please contact us! Note: these details supercede the previous details published here. White Pine County, Nev. – On Memorial Day weekend, a guided camping tour will travel the area to be affected by the Southern Nevada Water Authority … Continue reading Final Itinerary – Sacred Water Tour 2015

Falling in Love (Unist’ot’en Camp Report-Back)

Unist’ot’en Camp, January 2015 The storm enveloped us. Snow lashed the road. The darkness was total, our headlights casting weak yellow beams into the darkness. Most people had hunkered down in homes and motels, and the roads were near empty. Still, every few minutes a passing truck threw a blinding cloud of dry snow into … Continue reading Falling in Love (Unist’ot’en Camp Report-Back)