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DGR Colorado collaborating with other groups to demonstrate against Suncor refinery

By Earth First! Newswire In an open letter, several organizations including Colorado American Indian Movement, Deep Green Resistance Colorado, Front Range Rising Tide, 350.org, Occupy Denver and Boulder Food Rescue announce they coming together for a demonstration on Saturday, March 10th, with families from the local communities that are directly affected by the Commerce City … Continue reading DGR Colorado collaborating with other groups to demonstrate against Suncor refinery

Despite river diversion, anti-dam activists in Colombia vow to win

By Polinizaciones “This is not done here, we will continue to fight, but this feels worse than when the humans destroy the tree in the movie AVATAR,” lamented Luisa Aguas, from the local community organization Comunidad. On March 3 at approximately 5:37pm, Emgesa, affiliate of Spanish-Italian Energy Giant Enel-Endesa, announcedthat they had successfully begun the … Continue reading Despite river diversion, anti-dam activists in Colombia vow to win

Family farmers in Texas standing up against Keystone XL pipeline construction

From Mother Jones The debate over the Keystone XL pipeline has moved from the White House to a farm in Texas. Third-generation farmer Julia Trigg Crawford is engaged in a court battle over whether TransCanada, the company that wants to build the massive pipeline from Canada to Texas, has a right to declare eminent domain … Continue reading Family farmers in Texas standing up against Keystone XL pipeline construction

Coalition Intends to Sue EPA for Failure to Enforce Clean Water Act at Power Plant

  from Milwaukee Riverkeeper Yesterday, the Cleaner Valley Coalition, of which Milwaukee Riverkeeper is a member, called on the EPA to take stronger steps to clean up pollution at the We Energies Menomonee Valley coal-fired power plant. Two members of the Coalition – the Sierra Club and its attorneys, Midwest Environmental Advocates (MEA), filed a … Continue reading Coalition Intends to Sue EPA for Failure to Enforce Clean Water Act at Power Plant

Weyerhaeuser subsidiary joins with Palomar College to desecrate Indian village and burial site

By Ahni, Intercontinental Cry Tomkav, a Luiseno village and burial site in Northern San Diego County, is being happily desecrated by developers working for Pardee Homes (a wholly-owned subsidiary of Weyerhaeuser Corporation) and Palomar College in San Marcos, CA. On the morning of February 23, 2012, a group of bulldozers arrived to begin work on … Continue reading Weyerhaeuser subsidiary joins with Palomar College to desecrate Indian village and burial site

Grassroots movement forces shuttering of two Chicago coal plants

By Jeff Biggers In a move that should electrify the clean energy movement across the country, the tireless champions with the Chicago Clean Power Coalition have announced that Midwest Generation, a subsidiary of multinational giant Edison International, will soon shut down the Windy City’s two Model-T-era coal-fired plants. The historic victory, after a decade-long battle, … Continue reading Grassroots movement forces shuttering of two Chicago coal plants

Algonquins of Barriere Lake continue protest against imposed council

By Gale Courey Toensing / Indian Country Today While Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper was holding his first Crown-First Nations summit with indigenous leaders at the Old Ottawa City Hall last month, the Algonquins of Barriere Lake gathered outside to rally against what members say is an unwanted and illegitimate council imposed on their community … Continue reading Algonquins of Barriere Lake continue protest against imposed council

Mexican court suspends mining in sacred territory of the Wixarika

By Wirikuta Defense Front The federal courts have definitively granted the suspension of the violations claimed by the Wixarika (Huichol) People in order that no exploitation permit be granted for the La Luz mining project, in the Municipality of Catorce in San Luis Potosí, so long as the core issue remains unresolved. Given the failure … Continue reading Mexican court suspends mining in sacred territory of the Wixarika

More than 5,000 rally against rare earth refinery in Malaysia

By Agence France Presse China currently supplies about 95 percent of world demand for rare earths, which are used in high-tech equipment from iPods to missiles and have seen prices soar in recent years. Lynas hopes to begin operations within months, producing an initial 11,000 tonnes of rare earths a year and effectively breaking the … Continue reading More than 5,000 rally against rare earth refinery in Malaysia

Occupy movement targeting corporate governance project ALEC

By Will Potter / Green is the New Red More than 70 cities will be protesting corporations that are part of a secretive lobby group called the American Legislative Exchange Council, or ALEC, that helps corporate interests literally write our laws. Occupy Portland has called for a national day of protest on February 29. The protests … Continue reading Occupy movement targeting corporate governance project ALEC