Environment/Food/Health

Wet'su'weten solidarity protest held inside building housing TC Energy's DC office

On the 27th of February, supporters of the Wet'su'weten First Nations people resisting the Coastal Gaslink pipeline protested inside the lobby of the office building housing TC Energy's(formerly TransCanada's) DC lobbying office.

Video of protest inside TC Energy's building in DC 2 min 17 sec

The Shortwave Report 02/28/20 Listen Globally!

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Environmental activsts rally against Trump's proposal to gut NEPA

The 25th of Feb was the last day of the Department of the Interior's public comment hearings on Trump's proposal to gut the National Environmental Policy Act(NEPA). This is the law requiring such things as environmental impact statements for major projects. Trumps' proposal was called a "fox in the henhouse" as it would allow corporations to gain control of this process. This would turn the EPA into another FERC.

Protesters rally as Supreme Court hears Atlantic Coast Pipeline case

On the 24th of Feb, the US Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the appeal of a lower court ruling forbidding the (fracked gas) Atlantic Coast Pipeline from crossing under the Appalacian Trail. Outside protesters demanded the Court reject the pipeline and ignore the whining from fossil fuel industry attorneys.

Video posted by Friends of the Earth as speaker warns ACP could carry enough fracked gas to create 20 coal plants worth of CO2 emissions 52 seconds

Photo by Julia Peters

The Shortwave Report 02/21/20 Listen Globally!

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Beyond Extreme Energy disrupts FERC meeting, forces delay of Jordan Cove LNG decision

On the 20th of Feb, Beyond Extreme Energy disrupted FERC's monthly pipeline and gas/oil facility permit issuing meeting. Twelve protesters were dragged out of the meeting. The protest delayed the start of the meeting and had the further effect of forcing a delay of Jordan Cove LNG export terminal permit decision.

Video: BXE disrupt FERC, a protesters is dragged out the door 1 min 22 sec

The Shortwave Report 02/14/20 Listen Globally!

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Canadian Embassy, Ambassador's home get protests against RCMP pipeline raids on Wet’suwet'en land

Early AM on the 7th of Feb, the RCMP assaulted unceded Wet’suwet'en lands seeking to push through the Coastal GasLink pipeline. 11 Indigenous land defenders and allies were arrested. The weekend brought further RCMP violence and arrests. On the 9th of February, DC area Indigenous people and their allies showed up at the home of the Canadian Ambassador and on the 10th of February at the Canadian Embassy demanding that RCMP withdraw from Wet’suwet'en land.

Video: Protesting at Canadian Ambassador's house, then the Embassy against the RCMP pipeline raids 3 min 40 sec

Feb 9th: protest at the Canadian Ambassador's DC home

The Shortwave Report 02/07/20 Listen Globally!

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The Shortwave Report 01/31/20 Listen Globally!

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