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Climate Activists Shut Down National Grid Office in Brooklyn, Demanding National Grid Stop its Support of Spectra Energy’s Dangerous AIM Pipeline

By ResistAIM Brooklyn, NY – Concerned New Yorkers blocked the doors of National Grid’s downtown Brooklyn office at noon on Monday, August 29 to protest their support of Spectra Energy’s AIM Pipeline, a -brooklyn-demanding-national-grid-stop-support-spectra-energys-dangerous-aim-pipelinehigh-pressure methane gas pipeline that will bring fracked gas from Pennsylvania to New England. Members of 350Brooklyn.org, 350NYC.org, and ResistAIM  came together to demand that … Continue reading Climate Activists Shut Down National Grid Office in Brooklyn, Demanding National Grid Stop its Support of Spectra Energy’s Dangerous AIM Pipeline

News round-up: fossil fuel trains, Santa Barbara chapter, report from England, supporting underground resistance

DGR Lower Columbia members report on publicy supporting underground resistance at a coal export terminal EIS hearing. DGR Seattle needs signatures on an open letter demanding that BNSF Railway stop transporting fossil fuels. A new DGR chapter has been started, in Santa Barbara. A member of DGR UK wrote a summary of land defence struggles … Continue reading News round-up: fossil fuel trains, Santa Barbara chapter, report from England, supporting underground resistance

Coalition Files Brief Against AIM Pipeline

By ResistAIM On Friday, July 29th, a coalition of 21 plaintiffs including local groups Riverkeeper, Sierra Club Lower Hudson, Food & Water Watch NY, Stop the Algonquin Pipeline Expansion (SAPE), and Reynolds Hill, Inc. filed a brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia seeking to overturn the Federal Energy Regulatory … Continue reading Coalition Files Brief Against AIM Pipeline

We Demand an End to Fossil Fuel Transport by Rail!

Stopping fossil fuels is essential to life on this planet. The signatories of this letter are demanding that BNSF stop transporting fossil fuels immediately. We invite you to add your name to this list. Thank you for signing and please share! TO: BNSF Railway Corporate Headquarters 2650 Lou Menk Drive Fort Worth, Texas 76131-2830 To … Continue reading We Demand an End to Fossil Fuel Transport by Rail!

Montrose 9 Assert the “Necessity Defense” at Trial in Cortlandt, NY

Nine community members arrested for blocking construction on Spectra Energy’s AIM pipeline expansion – known as the “Montrose 9″ – join the national debate over harms caused by fossil fuel infrastructure By ResistAIM Cortlandt, NY — The “Montrose 9” are nine community members arrested for disorderly conduct for allegedly blocking traffic near the access to … Continue reading Montrose 9 Assert the “Necessity Defense” at Trial in Cortlandt, NY

BLM Utah Halts Oil and Gas Lease Sale

By Center for Biological Diversity SALT LAKE CITY— Climate activists are celebrating today as the Bureau of Land Management made a last-minute decision to halt an oil and gas lease sale owing to a “high level of public interest.” Dozens of citizens were planning to protest the auction on Tuesday morning in Salt Lake City. … Continue reading BLM Utah Halts Oil and Gas Lease Sale

Victory for U’wa Nation

CASE ON INDIGENOUS LAND RIGHTS AND EXTRACTIVE PROJECTS MOVES FORWARD AT INTER-AMERICAN COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS by EarthRights International / Intercontinental Cry  Washington, DC – The U’wa Nation has received an admissibility report by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights allowing its case against Colombia to move forward, recognizing that the indigenous group can seek the … Continue reading Victory for U’wa Nation

Luutkudziiwus to Launch Court Challenge to Prince Rupert Gas Pipeline

By Luutkudziiwus / Intercontinental Cry VANCOUVER – Luutkudziiwus, a Gitxsan Nation House Group, will file a legal challenge in regard to the BC regulatory permits awarded to the Prince Rupert Gas Transmission (PRGT) pipeline that would supply gas to the Petronas LNG plant on Lelu Island which threatens to decimate Skeena River wild salmon. Luutkudziiwus Hereditary … Continue reading Luutkudziiwus to Launch Court Challenge to Prince Rupert Gas Pipeline

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”

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