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Via Earth First! Newswire: On Sunday, activists with Rising Tide-Vancouver, Coast Salish Territories dropped a banner reading “Coal, Oil, Gas: None Shall Pass” outside Port Metro Vancouver’s head office at Canada Place, in opposition to the proposed Fraser Surrey Docks coal terminal. “This coal export project is part of a push to make BC a […]

Thursday saw joint actions in Hillsboro, OR and Bellevue, WA against transport company Omega Morgan’s involvement in shipping tar sands mining equipment via megaloads across the Northwest. In Oregon, protesters with Portland Rising Tide stormed Omega Morgan headquarters, demanding to meet with the company’s CEO. When company officials refused a meeting, a standoff ensued, with […]

From Rising Tide Vancouver-Coast Salish Territories: Port Metro Vancouver is Big Coal’s last chance, and the train stops here! Port Metro Vancouver (PMV) is currently considering allowing a massive expansion of the Fraser Surrey Docks coal terminal. If the project is approved, Vancouver would become the biggest coal exporter in North America, and the associated […]

From World War 4 Report: A group of Bolivian activists, led by human rights campaigner Olga Flores, disrupted the proceedings at the Central Bank auditorium in La Paz Dec. 10, where official commemorations were underway for International Human Rights Day. Protesters shouted out demands that Sacha Llorenti step down as Bolivia’s ambassador to the UN, accusing him of […]

This action alert from Rising Tide North America may be about half a day late, but let’s keep the action going for another day!-Root Force Climate activists and Indigenous activists near the port of Umatilla, OR have been blockading the tar sands megaloads. Today, Rising Tide is doing a call in to the megaloads shipper, […]

via Earth First! Newswire: Will Your Tax Dollars Fund a Highway that’s a Mountaintop Removal Coal Mine in Disguise? by Mary Anne Hitt, Director of the Sierra Club Beyond Coal Campaign Today, Appalachian community leaders are in Washington, D.C., to protest a Virginia coal boondoggle that has set its sights on $2 billion of your […]

From Portland Rising Tide Facebook: by Kayla Godowa-Tufti, Member of Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs Members of the Confederated Tribes of Umatilla Indian Reservation and friends gathered tonight in Pendleton, Oregon to hold ceremony at the site where the Omega Morgan “mega load” remains. Oregon Department of Transportation confirmed that freezing weather and last nights […]

Mi’kmaq Solidarity: Activists Storm SWN Lobbying Firm On the second of December, Cheaspeake Earth First! stormed the building housing “America’s Natural Gas Alliance,” which SouthWest Energy uses for all their Federal lobbying. … SouthWest Energy’s subsidiary SWN is attempting to explore for gas in New Brunswick, Canada on land belonging to the Mi’kmaq First Nation. […]

From Vancouver Media Co-op: COAST SALISH TERRITORY – Activists blocked access to the federal Port of Vancouver for an hour early this morning as part of an International Day of Action in Support of  Elsipogtog Land Defenders in New Brunswick. Access to the Port at the foot of Clark Drive was blocked for an hour. […]

from Earth First! Newswire: Two activists who locked down to the megaload leaving from the Port of Umatilla, Oregon, this evening have been arrested, but not before an announcement from Oregon Department of Transportation that the megaloads will not be moved for another night! ODOT showed concern that the megaload would not make it to […]

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