Join the Majority on May Day: Protect the Planet, Defend our People

Via Indigenous Environmental Network:   Following the historical Stand With Standing Rock Native Nations Rise, a March of 5,000 Indigenous Peoples and allies in Washington, D.C. on March 10th, on April 4, the anniversary of Martin Luther King… Read More

Native American, Environmental Groups File Lawsuit to Overturn Trump’s Keystone XL Permit

First Suit Filed for an Injunction Against Trump’s Keystone XL Pipeline Permit by Indigenous Environmental Network, North Coast Rivers Alliance   WASHINGTON – The Indigenous Environmental Network (IEN) and North Coast Rivers Alliance (NCRA) have filed suit in… Read More

Expulsion ‘Cannot Extinguish the Fire that Standing Rock Started’

Official Statement From Tom Goldtooth, Executive Director of The Indigenous Environmental Network: We are appalled by today’s forced evacuations of indigenous people at the Camp at Standing Rock, they are a violent and unnecessary infringement on the constitutional… Read More

Dakota Access Pipeline, Trump Regime Facing Mass Resistance, Financial Activism

Standing Rock water protectors on the ground in North Dakota are finding powerful allies in Seattle, where the Seattle City Council voted 9-0 to approve a bill that terminates a valuable city contract with Wells Fargo. The bank, one… Read More

Global Coalition Stages Protests and Bank Closures to Defund Dakota Access Pipeline

While Trump, Energy Transfer Partners and Sunoco Logistics race to complete the pipeline, over 700,000 people representing over $2.3 billion in personal investments say no.   New York, Madrid, Munich, San Francisco, Tokyo, Amsterdam – On January 24th,… Read More

Police Arrest 76 Water Protectors After Trump Announces DAPL Construction

Seventy six water protectors were arrested just hours after President Donald Trump signed executive actions Tuesday clearing the path for construction of the Dakota Access and Keystone XL oil pipelines. The arrests occurred after a group of activists established a… Read More

Trump Waging War On Environment, Environmental Agencies

Trump is rapidly making it clear that he is determined to not only wage war on the environment, but also on Environmental Agencies and employees. This is a great time to learn more about PEER, Public Employees for… Read More

500-Plus Organizations Call for Rejection of Scott Pruitt as EPA Head

Environmental, Health, Labor, Social Justice, Faith, Farming and Business Groups Join Broad National Push to Defeat Pruitt Nomination WASHINGTON – More than 500 national, state and local organizations representing a wide range of interests and identities signed a… Read More

Standing Rock: A Critical Moment in Fight Against the Dakota Access Pipeline

Following blizzard-like conditions and plummeting temperatures at Standing Rock, Chairman David Archambault released a letter respectfully asking visiting Water Protectors to develop exit strategies and to return home once the current storm passes. The following is a statement… Read More

Update on Standing Rock Victory: Water Protectors Not Going Anywhere

“Nothing indicates for us to pack up and go home,” said Tom Goldtooth, executive director of the Indigenous Environmental Network. “Our native people have reason to be distrustful.” Standing Rock activists stay in place, fearing pipeline victory was… Read More