Archive for the 'Pipelines' Category

Take the Line 9 Pledge of Resistance In response to the National Energy Board’s decision to approve Enbridge’s Line 9b pipeline reversal plan, Rising Tide Toronto is launching a “Line 9 Pledge of Resistance” petition. The pledge asks people to commit to civil disobedience to protect communities, land, and water from tar sands and fracked […]

from Michigan Coalition Against Tar Sands: Following over a month inside the Ingham County Jail after a guilty verdict by a jury, the MICATS 3 were sentenced to 13 months probation by Circuit Judge William Collette “Though my heart aches for moments I will miss, I regret nothing,” wrote Lisa Leggio from her cell in […]

Two New Giant Tar Sands Pipelines Proposed in Canada In a dizzying week of oil announcements, two new giant west-to-east pipelines passed key milestones.  If built, the pipelines would rapidly expand Alberta’s oil sands, cause massive environmental impacts, and trigger thousands of new jobs, according to several observers. The first project – TransCanada’s Energy East […]

Pipeline Struggles: Analysis

An Open Letter to the NO KXL Movement Earth First! Journal editor’s note: This letter was originally published as a comment on our re-post about the No KXL protests in Washington D.C. this week. While we fully support a diversity of tactics, ranging from petitions and lawsuits to civil disobedience and sabotage, the critique made […]

Pipeline News

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 […]

In order to have standing to object to the decision that will be made, individuals and organizations must provide comments to the scoping process.  The comment period closes March 17. Tell the Forest Service to STOP THE UINTA EXPRESS PIPELINE from Utah Tar Sands Resistance Tesoro wants to build a 135-mile insulated pipeline connecting the […]

SAVE THE DATES: Location to be announced Rising Tide is organizing a convergence weekend on April 4, 5 and 6th called: No Pipelines!: Action Training for Climate Justice. This weekend will be for mass movement trainings focused on building resistance across our different organizing spaces to fight extreme energy expansion and its numerous resulting oppressions […]

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 […]

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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