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NEWS BRIEF: The Philadelphia NO KXL Civil Disobedient Action

March 11, 2014 // 1 Comment

The Philadelphia NO KXL Civil Disobedient Action By about 3 PM, on Monday, March 10, 2014, 29 people were arrested in a civil disobedience action while protesting against the Keystone XL pipeline (KXL) at the federal building on Arch and 6th. Street in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. They brought brooms, stood in doorways and began sweeping in front of themselves in an approximately 3 hour display of sweeping away the “corrupt process” and politics that lead to the US State Department’s claim that the pipeline would not cause any “significant” climate damage. By [...]

NEWS BRIEF: NO KXL! – XL Dissent Washington DC

March 4, 2014 // 1 Comment

NEWS BRIEF: NO KXL! – XL Dissent On Sunday, March 2, 2014, the youthful group “XL Dissent” rallied, marched and then nearly 400 participated in a Civil Disobedience Action at the front fence of the White House at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C. They used plastic cuffs to tie themselves to the main gates and continued chanting and singing to President Obama as they were being arrested about stopping the Keystone XL Pipeline that is being planned to be built from Canada through the middle of the US to the Gulf of Mexico. Individually and as a group they stated [...]

NEWS BRIEF Stop Keyston XL – Union Square in NYC

February 4, 2014 // 1 Comment

NEWS BRIEF Stop Keyston XL – Union Square in NYC NEWS BRIEF Stop Keyston XL – Union Square in NYC Friday, the State Department released its Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) on Keystone XL, starting the official countdown to a final decision by President Obama on the pipeline. On Monday night rapid response rallies all around the country were held to make sure President Obama knows we’re still here in full [...]

NEWS BRIEF: Happy Birthday Governor Cuomo!

December 6, 2013 // 0 Comments

NEWS BRIEF: Happy Birthday Governor Cuomo! On December 3, 2013 hundreds of anti-fracking activists assembled across the street from the Roseland ballroom on 52nd Street in NYC, where Governor Cuomo was celebrating his birthday, and being entertained by Billy Joel. His actual birthday is on December [...]

NEWS BRIEF: Save Minisink & The Black Dirt Farms Rally

November 4, 2013 // 0 Comments

Why Is Minisink’s Battle So Important To The State, And To The Nation? Minisink’s case at the U.S. Court of Appeals will set a new legal precedent in terms of communities’ rights vs. the corporate interests of the oil and gas industry. Already, Minisink has broken four legal precedents, and the community is now poised to make history again at the federal judiciary level. It could either go remarkably well, and Minisink could be the first community in the nation to have a compressor station shut down and physically removed, thereby setting an incredible precedent for the [...]