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From Wild Idaho Rising Tide: Missing Oregon/Idaho Megaload In response to the Idaho Transportation Department’s (ITD) atypical early warning on Friday, February 14, that an Omega Morgan tar sands megaload would cross into Idaho during the ensuing, usual dearth of weekend media information, Wild Idaho Rising Tide (WIRT) reluctantly composed a call-to-action for southern Idaho […]

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With KXL Bogged Down, Enbridge Pipelines Race Ahead With No Permits Needed In its largest capital project in history, Enbridge plans to do what Transcanada so far can’t — ship more than half a million barrels of heavy oil across the U.S. border without President Barack Obama’s direct approval. Late Monday evening, Enbridge announced plans for its […]

From Earth First! Newswire: A local Unitarian minister and three western Maryland residents were arrested just before noon today outside the Allegany County Courthouse in Cumberland for peacefully protesting Virginia-based Dominion Resources’ plan to build a liquefied natural gas export facility at Cove Point in southern Maryland. The protesters blocked the courthouse entrance to demand […]

Baltimore’s Largest-Ever Environmental Protest: No Fracking Exports! [On Feb 21], as a key state permit hearing began in downtown Baltimore, activists from every corner of Maryland and from across the Mid-Atlantic marched from a nearby plaza to the doorstep of the Public Service Commission to send one clear message to state leaders: “Stop Cove Point.” […]

From Earth First! Newswire: Rising Tide Chicago paid a visit to the Governor’s office today to urge him to ban fracking. Joined by Cupid, himself, RT brought Governor Quinn scientific studies about the ecological effects of fracking. According to the Rising Tide Chicago facebook page: “Cupid delivered a giant card and a heart shaped box […]

From World War 4 Report: An engineer for the Águila Dorada mining company was on Feb. 11 detained by members of an Awajún indigenous community near the company’s concession area in Peru’s northern Cajamarca region. The engineer, Jaime Núñez Fernández, is being held on the orders of local apus (traditional leaders) of the Awajún community of Supayacu, San José district, San Ignacio province, […]

Several pipeline struggles are heating up across Turtle Island: Pacific Trails Pipeline Starts: Calls for Immediate Support Unis’tot’en Camp reports that construction has begun on the Pacific Trails Pipeline (and perhaps on the Northern Gateway as well) and is calling for immediate support: “It is time for us Wet’suwet’en to hunker down and assemble all […]

Government and industry in the United States sure do seem worried recently that the national power grid is some kind of house of cards, just waiting for the right action to cause widespread  disruption of electric service….. The latest contribution to the state of alarm is a study from the U.S. Army War College warning […]

The struggle against expanding the infrastructure of industrial extraction takes many forms: Activists Shut Down Montreal Petro-Conference Lubicon Cree fight injunction on anti-frack protests The Lubicon Lake Nation of Cree in Alberta, Canada, is appealing a court order prohibiting the indigenous community from blockading gas operations on unceded territory. Calgary-based Penn West Petroleum won the order from an Alberta court […]

Ohio Farmers and Residents Block Driveway to Frack Waste Disposal Site Eight farmers and local business leaders who were arrested for blocking frack waste trucks from entering an injection well disposal site operated by K&H Partners of West Virginia on Saturday. Keystone XL ‘Black Snake’ Pipeline to Face ‘Epic’ Opposition from Native American Alliance A […]

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