Protesters Arrested Stopping Work at Denton’s New Fracking Site

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MEDIA RELEASE: June 2, 2015 Contact: Elida Tamez, 940-367-2159 For Live Updates: Follow @BPRisingTide on Twitter, Blackland Prairie Rising Tide on Facebook Protesters Arrested Stopping Work at Denton’s New Fracking Site DENTON, TX – June 2, 2015 -Today, three more citizens of Denton were arrested in an act of civil … Continue reading

Denton Residents Defend Fracking Ban, Blockade Site of First New Frack Well

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Media Release: June 1, 2015 Contact: Tara Linn Hunter, 806-535-2012 For Live Updates: Follow @BPRisingTide on Twitter, Blackland Prairie Rising Tide on Facebook Denton Residents Defend Fracking Ban, Blockade Site of First New Frack Well DENTON, TX — MONDAY, JUNE 1, 2015– Attempts to drill the first new frack well … Continue reading

Climate justice groups call for mass actions in lead up to Paris climate talks

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For Immediate Release: May 20th, 2015 Contact: Scott Parkin, +1.415.235.0596 Keith Brunner, +1.802.363.9615 Climate justice groups call for mass actions in lead up to Paris climate talks Rising Tide North America and allies today launched a call to “Flood the System” through a series of coordinated mass actions across the … Continue reading

Tree-Sit Launched in Burrillville, RI to Prevent Spectra’s Fracked-Gas Pipeline Construction

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Tree-Sit Launched in Burrillville, RI to Prevent Spectra’s Fracked-Gas Pipeline Construction FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 19, 2015 Contact: Sherrie Anne Andre, 401-474-7666 Nick Katkevich, 401-572-8148, nick@fangtogether.org Social Service Advocate Launches Tree-Sit to Prevent Pipeline Construction BURRILLVILLE, RI – A local woman launched a tree sit at the edge of a … Continue reading

Seattle: #YouShellNotPass Blockades Shut Down Terminal 5

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#YouShellNotPass Blockades Shut Down Terminal 5 At The Port Of Seattle Seattle, WA, Hundreds of people blockaded the gates to Terminal 5 at the Port of Seattle, stopping work on Shell’s Arctic Drilling rig Polar Pioneer. “Everyone is out here today, we have scientists, teachers and city councilmembers risking arrest … Continue reading

Oakland residents deliver “coal” to developer to protest coal export plan

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 14, 2015 Contact: Jess Dervin-Ackerman, jdervina@gmail.com, (510) 693-7677 Ethan Buckner, ethanbuckner@gmail.com, (612)718-3847 Oakland residents deliver “coal” to developer to protest coal export plan Demonstration calls on local developer to reverse plan for coal exports at former Oakland Army Base ***High-res photos from this morning’s demonstration***: http://bit.ly/1IBa8r4 … Continue reading