All Articles on Pipeline

Protesters march during a demonstration against the Dakota Access Pipeline on March 10, 2017 in Washington, D.C. News
'Vague, Overly Broad, and Sweeping in Scope': Lawsuits Take Aim at Efforts to Criminalize Anti-Pipeline Protests
"It's hard to convince or even ask people with children to organize against pipelines if a mother will risk a felony."
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Outrage as Texas Senate Passes 'Unconstitutional' Bill That Would Hit Pipeline Protestors With Up to 10 Years in Prison
"Big oil is hijacking our legislative system," said Dallas Goldtooth of the Indigenous Environmental Network
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Activists in North Dakota confront pipeline construction activities. News
Texas State Bill Would Make Protesting Pipelines a Felony on Par With Attempted Murder
"This needs to be a nation-wide story."
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We believe that laws should protect the common good and the community, not corporate interests, and particularly not foreign corporate interests.(Photo: Four Necessity Valve Turners) Views
Taking Nonviolent Action in Defense of Mother Earth
Our case will be tried before a twelve-person jury, who will decide whether ours was an act of criminality or one of necessity. But the last word will not come from the jury, the judge, or the lawmakers.
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Pipelines in New Mexico. News
"Yet Another Handout to the Dirty Fossil Fuel Industry": Trump's Newest Assault on Environment Draws Anger From Green Groups
"This is a massive abuse of power that does nothing other than line the pockets of Trump's fossil fuel billionaire friends, all at the expense of our democracy and our safety."
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Judge Rules Valve Turner Ken Ward Must Be Allowed to Present 'Necessity Defense' for Climate Action
"I am very heartened that the Appeals Court recognized the validity of a necessity defense, in light of abundant evidence that the climate crisis is at a tipping point."
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Trump to Add 'Tasteless Insult to Injury' by Promoting Fossil Fuel Deregulation in Shadow of Fatal Chemical Fire
"It's no surprise that Trump is once again taking an action championed by climate deniers and fossil fuel companies."
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The government has dismissed Native Americans, state farmers and ranchers, and residents of nearby states who opposed the pipeline as outside agitators. (Photo: David Goldman/ AP) Views
The South Dakota Legislature Has Invented a New Legal Term to Target Pipeline Protesters
The new law gives the state the authority to sue individuals and organizations for “riot boosting,” but it does not clearly describe what speech or conduct it considers to be “riot boosting.”
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'Shame on Trudeau': Anger Stirred as Canada's Energy Board Approves Trans Mountain Pipeline
"We have a duty to protect what we've all been blessed with in British Columbia in regard to the pristine beauty of the environment," said one First Nations leader. "We will rise to the challenge."
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Who Are the Extremists? Who Are the Rational Ones?
The logic of neoliberal reason gives us liberal leaders who lie to our faces telling us we can extract and pump out tarsand bitumen and still make a safe energy transition.
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