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    Opposition Grows to Fracking and Fracking Infrastructure Projects

    Opposition Grows to Fracking and Fracking Infrastructure Projects

    Over a seven day period last week there was a flurry of step-it-up activity on the East Coast in opposition to the planned expansion of fracking and fracking infrastructure. It began with a three-day walk over the Martin Luther King, Jr. weekend in sub-freezing, wintry weather in rural western Massachusetts against Kinder Morgan’s proposed Northeast […]

    9 Gifts President Obama Gave Big Oil in 2015

    9 Gifts President Obama Gave Big Oil in 2015

    Big Oil has already received plenty of gifts this holiday season. Despite another year of record-breaking temperatures, the last 12 months have seen a wave of policy wins that could secure an oil drenched status quo for decades to come. The Obama administration is already touting its second-term climate accomplishments, but from free trade and […]

    Portland Bans Fossil Fuel Export

    Portland Bans Fossil Fuel Export

    The City of Portland in Oregon took a stand yesterday against dirty fossil fuels. It passed a resolution—with teeth—against new fossil fuel transportation and storage infrastructure in Portland and on our iconic rivers. Coal, oil and gas companies want to export stunning volumes of dirty fuel through our communities—the City of Portland just made that harder. […]

    Gov. Cuomo Vetoes Port Ambrose Liquefied Natural Gas Project

    Gov. Cuomo Vetoes Port Ambrose Liquefied Natural Gas Project

    New York Gov. Cuomo announced today that he has officially vetoed the Port Ambrose Liquefied Natural Gas project amid an outcry from environmental groups and surrounding coastal communities. The project was proposed by Liberty Natural Gas off the shores of New York and New Jersey. Watch his announcement here: The deep-water docking station would have been […]

    Earthquake and Tsunami Risks Ignored at Proposed LNG Facility on Oregon Coast

    Earthquake and Tsunami Risks Ignored at Proposed LNG Facility on Oregon Coast

    The most shocking fact about earthquake and tsunami risks on the coast of Oregon is their inevitability. We buy fire insurance—spending good money though our house is unlikely to burn. Meanwhile, the geologic record indicates beyond scientific doubt that a major tremor and Fukushima-style tidal wave is due. And it’s going to be the big one. […]

    600 Rally in Opposition to LNG Exports

    600 Rally in Opposition to LNG Exports

    On Tuesday at the capitol steps in Salem, Oregon, more than 600 people rallied to oppose LNG exports. The rally included speeches from Umatilla Tribal Leader Cathy Sampson Kruse, State Rep. Peter Buckley (D-Ashland), impacted landowners and Waterkeeper Alliance President Robert F. Kennedy Jr. [vimeo https://vimeo.com/128945174 expand=1] There are currently two proposed LNG export terminals, one in Coos Bay and […]

    Protesters Removed After Disrupting Monthly FERC Meeting

    Protesters Removed After Disrupting Monthly FERC Meeting

    Last week at the monthly meeting of the five Commissioners of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) in Washington, DC, a group of 20 Beyond Extreme Energy (BXE) activists took action. Two people, myself and Ellen Taylor, attempted to read the statement below just before the meeting began, but as Ellen began to speak FERC security moved […]