Grandmother, Landowner, & Environmental Advocate Arrested, Placed in Solitary Confinement

Ellen Gerhart, 63, has been targeted by Energy Transfer Partners with contempt of court claims for monitoring pipeline construction on her own land. Huntingdon, PA: On July 27, four officers with the Huntingdon County Sheriff’s Department arrested Ellen… Read More

Environmental Burdens of Fracking Placed on Communities of Color, Low Income

Unprecedented New Report Details Sweeping Environmental Injustice of Pennsylvania’s Ongoing Fossil Fuel Buildout   Washington, D.C. – A comprehensive new report released today from the advocacy group Food & Water Watch provides a detailed look at the startling environmental… Read More

Oil and Gas Industry’s 2017 Suing Spree Could Set Speech-Chilling Precedents

By Sharon Kelly Originally published by DeSmogBlog   In 2017, while the Trump administration absorbed media attention with its cries of “fake news,” the oil and gas industry was busy launching private legal actions across the U.S., attacking critics… Read More

WATCH: Aerial Blockade Set Against Mariner East 2 Pipeline in Pennsylvania

Originally published at Its Going Down: After receiving all necessary permits from state regulatory agencies in February, Sunoco Logistics has been pushing ahead with construction of the Mariner 2 East Pipeline. Sunoco Logistics Partners and Energy Transfer Partners,… Read More

URGENT: Mumia Abu Jamal is Incredibly Sick

From PRISON RADIO:  We are concerned about Mumia’s deteriorating health, as has been witnessed in recent weeks by his visiting doctor, clergy, counselors, teachers, family and friends. Evidence of intensifying hepatitis C symptoms and possible development of the diabetes… Read More