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Indigenous Nation Blocks TransCanada Pipeline with New Checkpoint

Encounter at the Border

December 23, 2018
When TransCanada attempts to deliver a Canadian court injunction against a decade-old Wet’suwet’en checkpoint, they run into a second checkpoint instead. The Wet’suwet’en people have never signed treaties with Canada or sold their lands, a fact confirmed by Canada’s Supreme Court in 1997 in a landmark case known as Delgamuukw.
In Maryland, Protestors Demand National Park Service Block Potomac Pipeline

In Maryland, Protestors Demand National Park Service Block Potomac Pipeline

November 21, 2018

In a final push to stop the construction of a fracked gas through Maryland, protestors rallied to demand the NPS not issue TransCanada a right-of-way permit

Delinquent $13.8 Billion Pipeline Company Receives Minor Fine For Major Oil Spill

March 31, 2018

In the last 12 years, Marathon Petroleum Corporation, who manage one of the largest petroleum pipeline networks in the U.S., has had 61 incidents, 12 of which have been in Indiana, including recent spill of 42,000 gallons of diesel. In the same week they had to pay fine of $300 thousand for spill last year…

Potomac Pipeline Would Be ‘Another Contradiction’ From Larry Hogan

February 18, 2018

Republican Governor Larry Hogan, who signed a state-wide fracking ban last year, has yet to deny the permit for a pipeline that would transport fracked gas under the Potomac River — and time is running out

Congress and Oil Industry Collude to Charge Anti-Pipeline Activists With Terrorism

November 14, 2017

The American Petroleum Institute has crafted a letter, signed by 84 members of Congress, suggesting that anti-pipeline activists should be charged with domestic terrorism. DeSmog Blog’s Steve Horn says it’s just one of many instances of a government-industry alliance against green activists

Secretive Billionaire Wants to Expand Fossil Fuel Empire in the US

October 19, 2017

James Ratcliffe, the billionaire owner of the chemical giant Ineos Corporation, is pushing for a dangerous pipeline through Pennsylvania, while the company quietly works to start fracking operations in Scotland and the UK, says Food & Water Watch’s Patrick Woodall

Canada

June 21, 2017
Charlene Aleck, spokesperson for the Tsleil-Waututh First Nation, discusses the indigenous group’s fight against the Trans Mountain pipeline and the struggle to protect its traditional way of life

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Fights North Dakota Oil Pipeline

August 24, 2016

Chairman Dave Archambault says it’s simply a matter of time before the Dakota Access pipeline leaks, ruining their way of life forever

TRNN Debate: Is the Democrats’ Talkathon on Climate Change Just Talk?

March 12, 2014

Center for American Progress Director of Climate Strategy Daniel Weiss and IPS Fellow Daphne Wysham debate whether the Senate Democrats’ all- nighter means that they are serious about tackling global warming