Places Archives: United States

Massive Utah Oil Shale Project Threatens Public Health, Water Supply

Featured image: Uintah Basin oil field      by Center for Biological Diversity SALT LAKE CITY— Conservation groups today formally opposed the Trump administration’s plan to facilitate the first commercial oil shale development in the United States, a massive Utah project that would generate enormous greenhouse gas and deadly ozone pollution in regions already exceeding federal air-pollution … Continue reading Massive Utah Oil Shale Project Threatens Public Health, Water Supply

Supreme Court Asked to Protect Habitat for Endangered Frogs

Featured image: Dusky gopher frog courtesy USFWS      by Center for Biological Diversity NEW ORLEANS— From economists and scientists to religious leaders and business owners, dozens of groups this week submitted “friend of the court” briefs asking the U.S. Supreme Court to maintain protections for 1,600 acres of “critical habitat” designated in Louisiana for … Continue reading Supreme Court Asked to Protect Habitat for Endangered Frogs

New York: Neighbors Rally at Cuomo Appearance to Shut Down Pipeline

Activists’ Fears Confirmed by Newly Released New York State Multi-Agency Report Showing Dangers of Siting AIM Pipeline Next to Indian Point Nuclear Facilities      by ResistAim Croton-On-Hudson, NY Sunday, June 24, 2018 —  Residents of towns near the Algonquin Incremental Market (AIM) pipeline gathered today at a fundraiser where Governor Cuomo was scheduled to … Continue reading New York: Neighbors Rally at Cuomo Appearance to Shut Down Pipeline

Update from the Field: Largest Buffalo Safe Zone Sold, Zinke Aims to Drive Down Buffalo Population

Buffalo Safe Zone Sold      by Buffalo Field Campaign Montana’s largest Buffalo Safe Zone has been sold. The former Galanis property, about 700 acres of lush green grass and rolling hills, was recently bought, and while we don’t know exactly how the new owners feel about the buffalo, the large “Bison Safe Zone” sign has … Continue reading Update from the Field: Largest Buffalo Safe Zone Sold, Zinke Aims to Drive Down Buffalo Population

Below Mount Shasta, a Fight Burbles over Bottled Water

Selling water to Nestlé, Crystal Geyser and others could strain aquifers.      by Jane Braxton Little / High Country News Mount Shasta reigns over Siskiyou County, a commanding presence even when cloaked in clouds. The snow on its flanks percolates into a vast underground aquifer of volcanic tunnels and bubbling springs. Steeped in legend and … Continue reading Below Mount Shasta, a Fight Burbles over Bottled Water

Upcoming DGR Training in Southern Colorado

Join Deep Green Resistance and North Fork Valley Community Rights Advocates as we provide education and training in resistance and direct action. This training will take place in the North Fork Valley of southern Colorado from August 10-12th. More info and signup: — https://nfvcra.org/2018-deep-green-resistance-training/ — Typical subjects covered include: Grand strategy Campaign strategy Non-violent direct … Continue reading Upcoming DGR Training in Southern Colorado

Update from the Field: In the Wake of Great Harm, the Central Herd Attempts to Make a Comeback

     by Stephany Seay / Buffalo Field Campaign It’s been a pretty mellow week here with the buffalo. We’ve had very few instances of buffalo along the highway, but there is one big bull who is starting to stretch his legs into some of the newly gained year-round habitat. He has headed north of … Continue reading Update from the Field: In the Wake of Great Harm, the Central Herd Attempts to Make a Comeback

How Weakened US Fossil Fuel Regulations Threaten Environmental Justice in Colorado

A drilling site next to farms and homes in Weld County, Colo. Stephanie Malin/Flight provided by LightHawk, CC BY-ND    by Stephanie Malin, Colorado State University / The Conversation From the start, President Donald Trump’s administration has made dismantling regulations, especially for the oil, gas and coal industries, a top priority. And though his claims … Continue reading How Weakened US Fossil Fuel Regulations Threaten Environmental Justice in Colorado

Reminder: Sacred Water, Sacred Forests Action Camp – May 25th-28th

You are invited to join us for the seventh annual Sacred Water, Sacred Forests Action Camp, May 25th – 28th, 2018 – A Gathering for Celebration, Community, Movement Building, Ecology, and Land Defense! Based in Spring Valley, Nevada (between the towns of Ely and Baker), the Action Camp is a gathering of organizers, ecologists, indigenous … Continue reading Reminder: Sacred Water, Sacred Forests Action Camp – May 25th-28th