We can’t afford another 50 years of relying on extreme energy and endless economic growth at the cost of human and planetary health.
from Rising Tide Vermont Police unsafely attempt to remove demonstrators with saws. Police and Fire Department on scene
Williston, Vt. – Members of the Stop the Fracked Gas Pipeline Campaign are blocking pipeline construction, enforcing what they call a “keep fossil fuels in the ground” strategy to avert the worst impacts of global warming.
Several people are locked to equipment, and others are blocking an access road to stop construction. Participants say they need to take direct action to stop the pipeline because state regulators and Governor Shumlin have refused to cancel permits, despite a groundswell of opposition to the project over the past three years. Continue reading Multiple Lockdowns Prevent Pipeline Construction in Two Vermont Counties