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ACCESS DENIED: No Dakota Access Pipeline Under Lake Oahe

It may only be a temporary victory, but it is a victory. The Army Corps of Engineers has denied Dakota Access an easement to extend their crude oil pipeline under Lake Oahe in North Dakota. 377 more words

Health Issues

Pipe dreams

Canada’s sunny leader, Justin Trudeau, has spoken. This week he gave his government’s decision on three pipeline projects promoted by Alberta to get their fossil fuels to market. 849 more words


Dire Straits

The increase in shipping traffic if the TransMountain pipeline expansion is actually implemented poses a quite extraordinary threat to the Salish Sea. I heard on the CBC yesterday that the ships used to load at pipeline terminal in Burnaby are smaller than optimal, so they will be running a shuttle service to supertankers moored off the coast somewhere for transhipment. 529 more words


"Standing Rock 2.0"- Activists, First Nations promise action after pipeline approval

Activists and community leaders say Trudeau lacks social license for today’s decision to approve the Kinder Morgan pipeline and warn the project will face large-scale citizen opposition. 458 more words

Journalism And PR


As noted in the Vancouver Observer, Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau’s pipeline panel released a report last Thursday on community concerns regarding the Kinder Morgan proposal to triple Tar Sands bitumen flowing from Alberta to the Burnaby, British Columbia shipping terminal in Greater Vancouver. 177 more words

VIDEO: Divest BU Outreach

Last week, I made my first-ever foray into broadcast journalism. I took the Green Line out to Boston University (BU), found Divest BU’s banner — which symbolized the organization’s awareness initiative — and spent nearly an hour collecting footage for a five-minute video. 127 more words


Standing Rock Communique October 23, 2016

Standing Rock Communique October 23, 2016

The forces of the state are at hand and agitators are coming in the form of “media”. Let’s not forget the old tactics of the state. 898 more words