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ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ7) There was a standoff between landowners and the people who want to build the Mountain Valley Pipeline on Bent Mountain. A woman who lives there says pipeline surveyors called the police to her property after she climbed in a tree and refused to come down.
However, a spokeswoman for Mountain Valley said the protests have so far failed to delay the company's plan to have the 303-mile pipeline transporting natural gas through West Virginia and Southwest Virginia by the end of the year. “With the vast majority of the MVP project ready for the next phase of ...

Pipeline protests frustrate some Burnaby neighbours ... Elizabeth May, MP arrested during Trans Mountain protest ... When 5,000 protesters took to Burnaby's streets to rally against the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion in March, dozens of residents including Buchko were stopped at police barricades for ...
Indeed, in the wake of the massive protest movement at Standing Rock, which attempted to prevent completion of the Dakota Access pipeline, at least seven states have introduced or passed “critical infrastructure” legislation. Louisiana's version comes as opponents of the Bayou Bridge pipeline have ...
The woman perched atop the pole passed on this message, through the Facebook group Appalachians Against Pipelines, "The struggle against this pipeline arises from a history of resistance to extraction in Appalachia, and the movements flaring up everywhere against pipelines and other forms of ...
The Burnaby RCMP said they're an “impartial party” and that they're “there to ensure the safety of everyone involved.” “Demonstrators have a right to lawful, peaceful and safe protest and companies have a right to complete their work,” said a news release. “Burnaby RCMP is working hard to ensure that ...

The Canadian town of Burnaby will be the site of the latest round of protests against an upgrade of the Trans Mountain pipeline, according to a new report by Al Jazeera. The demonstration aims to be a showing of “clear opposition” against the project by environmentalists and indigenous groups.
Protesters built a Kewkewncewtxw (pronounced Kwu-kwe-ow-tukh), or a watch-house, by the initiative of independent members of the Tsleil-Waututh nation and Coast Salish spiritual leaders. The watch-house will serve as a beacon for ceremonies and future protests against the pipeline expansion.
Indigenous leaders speak at a news conference in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, on Friday, March 9, 2018, prior to a planned protest over a pipeline expansion project that would pump oil from Canada's tar sands to the Pacific Coast. Thousands are expected to march Saturday in the Metro ...
photo - Scott McBride holds a caricature of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during a protest against Scott McBride holds a caricature of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during a protest against the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline expansion in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada, on Saturday March 10, ...
According to state police, the group went into a piece of drilling equipment along Witmer Road in Manor Township. The group eventually did leave the equipment without causing any damage and were released after their arrests. Five people arrested during pipeline protest. Loading more articles... Advertisement ...
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Dozens of concerned citizens gathered in Exton Saturday afternoon to protest further use and development of the Mariner East pipelines. They met near Lisa Drive where construction crews are doing inspections after a series of sink holes recently formed along the pipelines.
Thousands of demonstrators marched Saturday to speak out against a pipeline expansion project that would nearly triple the flow of oil from Canada's tar ... who was arrested during protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota, said Kinder Morgan does not have consent to run the pipeline ...
Stand campaign director Karen Mahon explained, "Kinder Morgan's action is an obvious SLAPP lawsuit designed to intimidate everyday citizens and stop people from speaking out against its dirty pipeline expansion," referring to "Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation" suits that are often filed by ...
The Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs says thousands of protesters are expected to continue speaking against the pipeline on Burnaby Mountain on Saturday, despite an interim injunction being granted on Friday. Grand Chief Stewart Phillip called the latest injunction another day at the office, saying he's sure ...
Indigenous people and environmental activists are converging in Vancouver Saturday to protest a $5.7 billion pipeline expansion project that would ... Kanahus Manuel, a Canadian activist who was arrested during protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota, said Kinder Morgan does not ...
The report, released last week, quoted troll messages on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram about the heavily protested Dakota Access Pipeline and a ... Noel said she and her husband went to pipeline protests in Lake City and Gainesville before a member of the activist group EarthFirst asked them to be ...

Washington has a new layer of protection for the Salish Sea, with the Legislature on Wednesday completing passage of the Oil Spill Prevention Act and sending it to Gov. Jay Inslee for his signature. The legislation comes on the eve of a mass protest, scheduled Saturday in Burnaby and Vancouver, B.C., ...
The protest is also called 'Protect the Inlet', which organizers say refers to “ongoing mobilizations” that start on March 10. Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has declared that the government will ensure that the Kinder Morgan pipeline project will be done. The Tsleil-Waututh Nation, which has formally ...
The stop work order was praised by the continuing protest movement, which has focused on shutting down construction of the Bayou Bridge and sought to redirect some of the energy of the failed Dakota Access Pipeline protests towards Louisiana. “The court's ruling recognizes the serious threat this ...
Russian operatives used inflammatory social media posts to disrupt U.S. energy policy, including inciting environmentalists to protest against pipeline projects, House Republicans ... “Russian agents attempted to manipulate Americans' opinions about pipelines, fossil fuels, fracking and climate change.”.
Authorities on Wednesday broke up a protest against the Mountain Valley Pipeline on the Virginia-West Virginia border and made at least one arrest, ... Authorities arrived late in the day and ordered the protestors to disperse, according to Facebook posts from the group Appalachians Against Pipelines.
Later in the day, law enforcement officers arrived at the scene and ordered the crowd to disperse, according to a post to the Facebook page of Appalachians Against Pipelines, which has been chronicling the tree-sit protest over the past month. Most of the protesters left. According to the post, one was ...
A Boston judge has cleared a group of climate protesters who were facing criminal charges stemming from a 2016 protest over a pipeline in West Roxbury, citing the necessity of their actions in a potentially landmark ruling. “It may well be the first of its kind in a case involving climate change, in that it's a ...
More than a dozen protesters who clambered into holes dug for a high pressure gas pipeline said they had been found not responsible by a judge after hearing them argue their actions to try and stop climate change were a legal “necessity”. Karenna Gore, the daughter of former Vice President Al Gore, was ...
Authorities broke up a group of protesters who were blocking an access road that was being used for the Mountain Valley Pipeline. A protest ... About 4:30 p.m., the group Appalachians Against Pipelines wrote on social media that authorities had broken up the protest and arrested some of the organizers.
Russian agents exploited social media to attempt to disrupt U.S. domestic energy markets and stir up protests against the Sabal Trail pipeline and other pipelines, fossil fuels, climate change and other divisive issues, a Congressional report released this month found. Juno Beach-based FPL, which uses ...


 

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