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Environmental WeeklyNews March 18, 2016

March 26, 2016 // 0 Comments

This Week’s Contents, as reported by Ken Gale and Charlie Olson: -Japanese People & Court Help Shut Down Nuclear Plant…Ken Gale (0:59 – 1:57) -Methane Pipeline Vibrations: Harmful or Not?….Ken Gale…..( 1:59 – 5:22) -Upcoming Events: Safe Energy Summit: End Nuclear Power Now….Ken Gale…..(5:23 – 5:45) -An Excerpt From The Indian Point Eleven’s Court House Press Conference of Tuesday 3-8-2016…..(5:47 – 14:16) WITH……Marilyn Elie-Moderator Marty Stolar-National Lawyers Guild Gary Shaw-Indian Point Safe Energy [...]

Spending time in a controversial camp that’s blocking tar-sands pipelines

August 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

Original article by Grist The Unist’ot’en Camp, an indigenous-led pipeline blockade in remote, mountainous central British Columbia, is permeated with the savory smell of bear poutine pizza — shredded bear meat, homemade French fries, green onions, and cheese on a scratch whole wheat crust. Ambrose Williams, a member of the nearby Gitxsan nation, is cooking dinner tonight for his partner Erin’s birthday. Because it’s a special occasion, someone has ventured down into the work-in-progress root cellar to excavate a jar of spicy dill pickles made from cucumbers grown in the camp [...]

How To Stop An Oil And Gas Pipeline: The Unist’ot’en Camp Resistance

August 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

  Over the past four years, the Unist’ot’en clan of the Wet’suwet’en nation have literally built a strategy to keep three proposed oil and gas pipelines from crossing their land. Concerned about the environmental damage a leak could cause on land they’ve never given up, they’ve constructed a protection camp to block pipeline companies. As opposition to the development of Alberta’s tar sands and to fracking projects grows across Canada, with First Nations communities on the front lines, the Unist’ot’en camp is an example of resistance that [...]

First Nations Alliance Stand Firm in 2015 by Saying VetoKXL

January 5, 2015 // 0 Comments

First Nations Alliance Stand Firm in 2015 by Saying VetoKXL Several First Nations tribal members were joined by friends to deliver a clear message to President Obama on January 3rd, 2015 They want him to veto the inevitable TransCanada Keystone XL pipeline bill when the new congress comes back to session, later this month. Republicans, now, have a majority in the Senate while maintaining control of the House, since the midterm elections. The GOP vow to take up the KXL legislation as soon as they return from their Winter break. #VetoKXL #NoKXL #IdleNoMore For more [...]

KXL=Game Over for NYC

November 19, 2014 // 1 Comment

“KEYSTONE XL IS GAME OVER FOR NEW YORK CITY” RALLY AND PRESSER If Keystone XL is built and the tar sands are fully exploited, top climate scientist James Hansen says it means ‘essentially game over’ for the climate. For New York, that means game over for homes, schools and businesses along the city’s shoreline. .   A video by Peter Eliscu © 2014 The Peter Eliscu Archives. All Rights Reserved [...]

Operation Sweep Out Corruption: An Anti-Keystone Pipeline Action

April 11, 2014 // 0 Comments

Operation Sweep Out Corruption: An Anti-Keystone Pipeline Action   Should we allow a Canadian energy pipeline to be built across the center of the US from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico? Known as the Keystone-XL pipeline (KXL) for the last few years, communities across the nation have been organizing and rallying against it. The Earth Quaker Action Team of Philadelphia helped put together a training session for people willing to risk arrest in a demonstration to send a message to President Obama about the recent US Department’s report and his upcoming decision to accept the building [...]

No KeyStone XL Washington, DC

November 18, 2013 // 0 Comments

Photographs from the No KeyStone XL  rally in Washington, DC on November 18th, 2012. Just days after Super Storm Sandy hit. Related Articles  What Is XL Dissent? – StudentNation http://www.thenation.com/blog/178340/what-xl-dissent XL Dissent: “We Are Building A Culture of Resistance” – Rainforest Action Network (RAN) [...]