Photo: Shut It Down - Climate Direct Action "After four and a half hours of deliberation, the Skagit County jury returned to the courtroom yesterday with a split verdict: valve turner Ken Ward is guilty of burglary in the 2nd degree, but the jury hung on the question of sabotage. Ken will be sentenced June 22nd. This is not, however, the end of the story." - Jay O'Hara, for the Tar Sands Valve Turners Read the full blog post here: http://www.shutitdown.today/jurors_thank_ken_
Photo: TigerSwan From The Intercept: TigerSwan Tactics Leaked documents and public records reveal a troubling fusion of private security, public law enforcement, and corporate money in the fight over the Dakota Access Pipeline. PART 1 Leaked Documents Reveal Counterterrorism Tactics Used at Standing Rock to “Defeat Pipeline Insurgencies” PART 2 Standing Rock Documents Expose Inner Workings of “Surveillance-Industrial Complex” #theintercept #dakotaaccesspipeline #nodapl #tiger
Camp White Pine is a direct action tree-sit fighting against the Energy Transfer Partners/Sunoco Mariner East 2 Pipeline. Follow Unicorn Riot for up-to-date videos from the Camp! Camp White Pine is preparing for ETP/Sunoco and Police to arrive any day and have built a treesit stronghold to defend this space. But last year, folks arrested there faced bails as high as $200,000 in an attempt to shut down our resistance efforts. They need to build a strong legal fund to support t
ETP/Sunoco Logistics is polluting Pennsylvania waterways with clay and undisclosed chemicals. 3 spill incidents (May 3rd, 4th, 10th) in the past two weeks with a reported almost 600 gallons of lubricant leakage! And this is only in construction of a pipeline, not even in operation. See article: http://www.delcotimes.com/article/DC/20170517/NEWS/170519634 Leaks of drilling fluid are commonplace in Sunoco/Energy Transfer Partners operations. The first of the latest spills was i
Article by our friend Steve Horn at Desmog Blog: https://www.desmogblog.com/2017/04/05/rick-perry-jeff-miller-dakota-access Photo from U.S. Department of Energy From Steve Horn - Federal lobbying disclosure forms for the first quarter of 2017 show that Jeff Miller, campaign manager for U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry's 2016 Republican presidential bid, now lobbies for the company which owns the Dakota Access pipeline. #stevehorn #desmogblog #dakotaaccesspipeline #rickperry #
Learn more about the PA pipeline resistance week of action: https://www.facebook.com/events/754527688034379/ Hundreds, possibly thousands, of miles of pipelines are being laid across Pennsylvania despite the objections of residents and landowners. From the Mariner East to the Atlantic Sunrise, resistance is growing in many communities!
Fracking and pipeline companies tell us that we need these fossil fuels even though we know that the vast majority of them are being exporte
"If you don't know what you're doing here, you're in the way."
~Faith Spotted Eagle This video from Longhouse Media should be required watching for all Pipeline Resistors:
https://indiancountrymedianetwork.com/news/native-news/faith-spotted-eagle-settler-colonial-mind-set/ Thankfully, EDGE and our friends at Resist Sunoco PA are ready to help you figure out where your skills are needed in Pennsylvania Pipeline Resistance. EVERYONE has a role to play to stop the fossil fuel p
Sourced, copy and photo from Maya van Rossum of Delaware Riverkeeper Network View full report here: https://medium.com/@DelawareRiverkeeper/full-frontal-assault-vs-back-door-attacks-on-the-environment-9dd118b2d979#.3mp41417u I learned, last minute that today, February 28, there was to be a “listening session” at the PADEP regional office in Norristown seeking input on the very important Section 102 regulations focused on stream protection and pollution prevention. It was near
(Copy sourced from author Meenal for 350 Philadelphia @350Philly) Article: https://350philadelphia.wordpress.com/2017/02/13/resistance-is-in-the-air/ The three pipelines nearest Philadelphia are: The Atlantic Sunrise Project -- this would bring fracked gas from the Marcellus in Northern PA, traveling 11 counties, notably in nearby Lancaster County. Local resistance is organized by Lancaster Against Pipelines, and ratcheted up after FERC approved the Williams Gas Company’s Atl