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Urgent Help Needed: Tar Sands Shutdown Ends in Police Brutality, Injuries

July 23, 2014 // 2 Comments

Author   Earth First! Journal — Cascadia Office Monday, July 21st, 2014 Urgent Help Needed: Tar Sands Shutdown Ends in Police Brutality, Injuries from Earth First! Newswire As of yet there is no clear narrative of events as they transpired. This morning, about 80 land defenders halted construction of the first US tar sands mine in Utah. It was reported through Tar Sands Resistance via Twitter that a group of people blocking the road were released without charges on site, while people locked-down were arrested. It was then reported that arrested people were being put into a police van as [...]

Randolph Hurst’s Comments To The NYS Public Service Commission

March 23, 2014 // 0 Comments

Randolph Hurst’s Comments To The NYS  Public Service Commission This video adds another presenter, Randy Hurst, to our coverage of the February 25, 2014, New York State Public Service Commission hearings in Middletown, NY, concerning the proposed construction of a fracked-gas power plant in Orange County by Competitive Power Ventures (CPV). The below links are to the first video and petition. The Video: Excerpts From The NYS Public Service Commission Hearings On The CPV Power Plant The Petition: NO CPV VALLEY FRACK-FIRED POWER PLANT IN [...]

Setting The Record Straight On NJ State Senator Cardinale

July 18, 2013 // 0 Comments

New Jersey State Senator Gerald Cardinale (R), representing the 39th Legislative District, has a record of supporting fracking and the infrastructure of pipelines and compressor stations that are causing damage to the health of New Jersey residents and to the environment. On June 26, 2013, a group of environmental activists made an unannounced visit to his legislative office in Cresskill, to spotlight Senator Cardinale’s role in obstructing a shift to sustainable energy, and in denying the validity of climate change. As it turned out, Cardinale, who is a dentist by profession, was away [...]