Round River Rendezvous 2016

Come Get Smitten in the Mitten! Want watch the sunset over an endless body of fresh water on top of a sand dune while you consider the conversations, workshops, and experiences of an Earth First! Rendezvous? This is a possibility as organizing for the 37th Annual Earth First! Round River Rendezvous is currently underway! Folks…

Pennsylvania Township Legalizes “Nonviolent Direct Action” in Defense Against Fracking

from Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund Grant Township, Indiana County, PA: Tonight, Grant Township Supervisors passed a first-in-the-nation law that legalizes direct action to stop frack wastewater injection wells within the Township. Pennsylvania General Energy Company (PGE) has sued the Township to overturn a local democratically-enacted law that prohibits injection wells. If a court does…

Seven Arrested at PA Pipeline Planning Meeting

from DeSmog Blog In Pennsylvania’s Marcellus shale, the push to build out pipeline infrastructure that would transport gas and oil is meeting growing grassroots resistance, with protesters disrupting a meeting of Governor Tom Wolf’s Pipeline Infrastructure Task Force yesterday. Seven people, who described themselves as frontline residents of shale drilling regions, were arrested on charges of…

Direct Action at CPV Power Plant Site in Orange County, NY

Today lawyer Michael Sussman and about fifty impacted community members met at the Competitive Power Ventures construction site to listen on as Mr. Sussman gave a news briefing on his plans to bring an appeal to the State Supreme Court’s Appellate division. Initially Sussman took suit to the Orange County Supreme court– pushing for a halt of…