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Coos County: take decisive action, vote yes on 6-162

A massive proposed LNG (liquefied natural gas) pipeline and export terminal has been proposed in Coos County, on the southern Oregon coast. These projects, which are expected to cost $7.6 billion (twice as much as the Dakota Access Pipeline), are known as the “Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline” and the “Jordan Cove LNG Export Terminal.” The … Continue reading Coos County: take decisive action, vote yes on 6-162

Public Interest Environmental Law Conference 2017

Last weekend, the annual PIELC conference took place here in Eugene, Oregon (USA). Despite the name, this conference draws a wide range of grassroots activists in addition to lawyers. Our local chapter as well as members and close allies from around the region attended. On Friday, two of our members gave a talk critiquing energy … Continue reading Public Interest Environmental Law Conference 2017

Molalla Indians Oppose Old Hazeldell Quarry | #SaveTheElliott State Forest!

Molalla Ancestral Run: Tribe responds to Old Hazeldell Quarry Claims By Kayla Godowa-Tufti  Photos by Erika Lincango  Censored News OAKRIDGE, Oregon (October 4, 2016) — Last weekend marked the first year of the Molalla Ancestral Run. On Saturday October 1st, members of the Chakgeenkni-Tufti band of Molalla Indians called for ceremony in response to the recent proposal to … Continue reading Molalla Indians Oppose Old Hazeldell Quarry | #SaveTheElliott State Forest!

Direct Action Training: Success (and Marbled Murrelets)

Deep Green Resistance Eugene hosted its first non-violent direct action training this weekend. It was a big success! Thanks to everyone who came out, donated, volunteered, and spread the world to help make this possible. We’re looking forward to good things coming from this training. Our culture of resistance is stronger than ever. Attendees raved … Continue reading Direct Action Training: Success (and Marbled Murrelets)

Old growth trees spiked by eco-warriors in Oregon to stop logging

Environmental activists warned those who cut down ancient trees for profit that giant logs in an Oregon mill have been spiked in protest. Earth First! released the statement [from another group calling itself SAP] Saturday, claiming dozens of spikes had been placed in timber at the Noti mill to stop the company from “processing the oldest … Continue reading Old growth trees spiked by eco-warriors in Oregon to stop logging

Mosier Oil Train Accident: Stop The Flows

On Friday, June 3rd, an oil train derailed in the town of Mosier, along the Columbia River Gorge. Eleven cars carrying highly volatile crude oil from the Bakken Oil Fields in North Dakota, Montana, and Saskatchewan came off the tracks, and several of them caught fire. When crude oil from Bakken burns, it reaches white-hot … Continue reading Mosier Oil Train Accident: Stop The Flows

Roadside Stand of Threatened Kincaid’s Lupine in Lane County

One of our local Deep Green Resistance members spotted a stand of Kincaid’s Lupine, a federally listed threatened species, on a roadside in Lane County southeast of Eugene. This stand is located in an area where active road construction has been disturbing and destroying vegetation for the past several weeks. We are working to contact … Continue reading Roadside Stand of Threatened Kincaid’s Lupine in Lane County