Governor’s Advisory Council Calls for Moratorium on Atlantic Coast and Mountain Valley Pipelines

Virginia- On Tuesday, Governor Ralph Northam’s (D-Va.) Advisory Council on Environmental Justice (ACEJ) voted to agree to make its letter to the Governor final.  The letter calls for a moratorium on further construction of the Atlantic Coast and… Read More

Federal Court Rules State Dept. Must Conduct Full Environmental Review of Keystone XL in Nebraska

GREAT FALLS, Mont.— On Wednesday, a federal judge sided with environmental, landowner and Tribal plaintiffs in their challenge to the Trump administration’s approval of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. The State Department had attempted to fast-track its environmental review… Read More

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

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

Why Clayton Thomas Müller Protested the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion

Clayton Thomas Müller being arrested on Burnaby Mountain on March 18. Photo by Rogue Collective Clayton Thomas-Müller, a board member with Global Justice Ecology Project, recently had an opinion piece titled Why I protested against Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain… Read More

LISTEN: Malinda Harnish Clatterbuck of Lancaster Against Pipelines

Photo via YDR.com   Last week’s Earth Watch guest on the Sojourner Truth Radio Show was Malinda Harnish Clatterbuck of Lancaster Against Pipelines, who discussed the dangers of the Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline in Western Pennsylvania. Here is some… Read More

Lancaster, Pennsylvania: Locals Take Over Pipeline Office, Then Occupy Drill Rig

Via Earth First! Journal and Lancaster Against Pipelines   Something extraordinary happened in Lancaster County yesterday. A busload of fifty local residents took over the field offices of Williams/Transco at 805 Estelle Drive, Suite 101, in Lancaster. We… Read More

‘Water is Life’ Camp Marks Next Fight to Protect Indigenous Rights

Indigenous Environmental Network releases powerful video showing the impact of Bayou Bridge and the plight of coastal Indigenous people in the Louisiana wetlands Springfield, LA – Following legal victories for the Tribes at Standing Rock, Water Protectors in… Read More

Vermont Gas Pipeline: Safety Concerns Presented To Governor, Federal Pipeline Safety Administration

Concerned Vermonters have compiled evidence of serious and chronic safety issues surrounding construction of the Vermont Gas pipeline from Colchester to Middlebury. These were detailed and documented in a letter delivered to Governor Scott and a similar letter… Read More

Submit Your Comment on the Keystone XL Pipeline

In Nebraska, there is still no permitted route for Keystone. Eighty-five landowners are refusing to give up their land to make way for the pipeline, and thousands more people are rallying to deny TransCanada their Nebraska permit for… Read More