#Fracking

  • Activists Rally Against Chase Bank in Solidarity with Wet’suwet’en First Nation

    February 1, 2020
    Fort Collins, CO – For over seven years, TC Energy (formerly TransCanada Corp), has tried to push forward with the construction of their Coastal GasLink pipeline project, which has had strong opposition from members of the Wet’suwet’en Nation including Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs representing all five…...
  • Climate Activists Arrested for Disrupting Colorado Governor’s Speech

    January 14, 2020
    UPDATE (1/25/20): The Denver District Attorney’s office said on Thursday that they will seek to dismiss the charges of the 33 people arrested. The five minors who were cited have already had their charges dismissed. Denver, CO – On Thursday, 33 people were arrested at…...
  • Two Indicted For Sabotaging Dakota Access Pipeline

    October 2, 2019
    Des Moines, IA – Two environmental activists, Jessica Reznicek and Ruby Montoya, have been indicted by a federal grand jury for charges related to acts of sabotage against the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) in 2016 and 2017. The two are charged with “one count of…...
  • CO Community Turns up Pressure on Last Day of Climate Strike

    September 29, 2019
    Broomfield, CO – On September 29, 2019, as a culmination to the global climate strike week of action, Colorado residents will be rallying at Anthem Community Park to exercise their first amendment rights in a public forum. The park is adjacent to Extraction Oil &…...
  • Lawsuit Dropped Against Four Anti-Fracking Activists in CO

    July 4, 2018
    Greeley, CO – On June 20, 2018, the first hearing in the lawsuit by Extraction Oil & Gas took place against four anti-fracking activists (a fifth person made a deal prior to the hearing) stemming from a non-violent direct action on March 8, 2018. The…...
  • Fracking Project Construction Intensifies Next to School

    June 8, 2018
    Greeley, CO – On June 2, 2018, contractors for Denver-based energy company Extraction Oil & Gas began transporting the drilling equipment and oil storage containers to their fracking construction site 1,000 feet from the Bella Romero Academy school building. Only two days later on June…...
  • “Still Here”: New Forest Blockade Stops Pipeline Work on Appalachian Trail

    May 28, 2018
    Giles County, VA – On Wednesday, May 23, a forest defender using the pseudonym ‘Nutty’ came down from her aerial blockade after halting construction of the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) for 57 days. However, before Nutty came down, another forest defender named fern MacDougal deployed…...
  • Appalachian Forest Blockades Disrupt Mountain Valley Pipeline

    April 23, 2018
    Giles County, VA – On the border between Virginia and West Virginia, a fight has begun regarding the Mountain Valley Pipeline, a joint venture of several companies led by EQT Midstream Partners. While the pipeline is advertised as on track to be completed in 2018,…...
  • Oil & Gas Corporation Sues Colorado Anti-Fracking Activists

    April 12, 2018
    Weld County, CO – Around 6 a.m. on March 23, 2018, Cullen Lobe called his manager at the local donut shop where he works to say he was running a little late. His manager informed him that there was someone waiting there for him. Once…...
  • Defend Dinetah, a Festival to Raise Awareness of Fracking on the Navajo Nation

    January 3, 2018
    Red Valley, AZ – On October 13, 2017, Unicorn Riot attended an event called “Defend Dinetah” held in the Red Valley Chapter of the Navajo Nation. We spoke with Christian J. Johnson and Bobby Leonard Mason, who helped organize what Bobby called “a small festival”…...