WATCH: Atlantic Coast Pipeline Project Threatens Thousands of Acres, Waterbodies and National Forests

The proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline project could destroy over 4,500 acres of forests in Virginia, West Virginia and National Forests. 1,556 waterbodies will be threatened by spills and contamination if the pipeline is completed. Please watch and share… Read More

NEPA Under Attack! Tell Trump ‘Hands Off Nat’l Env Law’ Before Aug. 20

Note: Thanks to a major effort by eco and other groups in the US (including GJEP), the period for commenting on the government’s attempt to gut one of the country’s strongest remaining environmental laws (the National Environmental Policy… Read More

Green-baiting Lawmakers Accusing Environmentalists of Doubling as ‘Foreign Agents’

Some U.S. nonprofits are praising China’s anti-pollution efforts. AP Photo/Andy Wong James A. Holtkamp, University of Utah Two congressional committees led by prominent Republicans are looking into whether some U.S. environmental groups are acting on behalf of foreign… Read More

Eco-Defenders Expose ICE Detention Center, Decry Environmental Injustice in Central America

A coalition of racial and ecological justice groups including Mijente, The American Indian Movement of Ohio, Earth First!, and the Columbus Sanctuary Collective came together with local migration justice activists to take over an ICE office and blockade… Read More

Sign On: Keep Gold Miners Out of Our Rainforest

Sign on now at Rainforest Rescue   The gold rush is not letting up: in order to let a Canadian mining company dig in the Peruvian Amazon, officials fraudulently declared the rainforest of the Shawi people to be… Read More

After Pruitt, Trump Has Another Loyal Industry Servant Primed for EPA Boss

By Sharon Lerner Originally published by The Intercept   WHAT FINALLY PUSHED Scott Pruitt over the edge? Was it the woman with the baby who let him have it in a fast food restaurant? Or his use of Environmental Protection Agency staff to… Read More

Investing in Indigenous Communities is Most Efficient Way to Protect Forests, report finds

By Cory Rogers Appeared previously on IntercontinentalCry.org   The best way to save forests and curb biodiversity loss is to recognize the claims of indigenous peoples to their territories, a new report urges. Published by the Rights and… Read More

Protesters Stage 35-Hour Aerial Blockade of Trans Mountain Oil Tanker

“The prime minister still has a chance to make the right decision and stop this pipeline. Whether it’s by his pen, in the courts, or the global resistance the pipeline won’t be built—this movement of people isn’t going… Read More

LISTEN: Pastor Paul on Battle Against Pipeline, Compressor Projects in Virginia

Union Hill Baptist Church’s Pastor Paul M. Wilson. The Pastor is organizing, along with Friends of Buckingham (County, VA), against the Atlantic Coast Pipeline and a 55,000 horsepower compressor station planned by Dominion Energy in the Union Hill… Read More

Woman Locked to Construction Equipment to Protest Mountain Valley Pipeline

Via Appalachians Against Pipelines Facebook:   The pipeline fighter is STILL locked to construction equipment at a Mountain Valley Pipeline work site on Brush Mountain in VA. 7 hours and counting! Pipeline construction is STILL halted. “Virginians have… Read More