Author: Mark Hefflinger

Community and Conservation Groups Blast FERC Findings on Fracked-Gas Atlantic Coast Pipeline

America’s next big pipeline fight is emerging in the mountain towns and farming communities of West Virginia, Virginia and North Carolina. With the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) poised to rubber-stamp Dominion Resources’ proposed $5 billion fracked-gas Atlantic Coast Pipeline, landowners, community leaders and their allies are taking inspiration from the water protectors at Standing Rock […]
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Coalition Statement: What’s Next for the Water Protectors at Standing Rock?

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 8, 2016 Contact: LaDonna Allard (CSS), ladonna@sacredstonecamp.org, (701) 426-2064 Dallas Goldtooth (IEN), dallas@ienearth.org, (507) 412-7609 Tara Houska (HTE), tara@honorearth.org, (612) 226-9404 Eryn Wise (IIYC), eryn.ontheroad@gmail.com, (602) 769-8444   Coalition Statement: What’s Next for the Water Protectors at Standing Rock? Cannon Ball, ND — We, the below stated, are a coalition of […]
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Obama Administration Denies Final Dakota Access Easement Permit; Army Corps Orders Review of Route, Full Environmental Impact Statement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Dec. 4, 2016 Contact: Jane Kleeb, Bold Nebraska, 402-705-3622, jane@boldnebraska.org Obama Administration Denies Final Dakota Access Easement Permit; Army Corps Orders Review of Route, Full Environmental Impact Statement Cannon Ball, N.D. — The Obama administration announced on Sunday that the Army Corps of Engineers has denied the final easement permit application needed to […]
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Bold Joins 420 Organizations Calling on 17 Banks to Stop Funding Dakota Access Pipeline

Bold Alliance on Nov. 30 joined 420 civil society organizations from more than 50 countries in a joint open letter to the seventeen banks providing a $2.5 billion project loan to Dakota Access. The letter, endorsed by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, demands that the banks involved immediately halt all further disbursements of the loan […]
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Water Cannons Fired at Water Protectors in Freezing Temperatures, Hundreds Injured

Morton County sheriff’s department is using a f**king water cannon on our water protectors! Its 25 degrees Fahrenheit outside right now. pic.twitter.com/5S5JaIrRgK — Dallas Goldtooth (@dallasgoldtooth) November 21, 2016 “President Obama has no choice at this point but to step in and protect human lives. The police in North Dakota are listening to orders from […]
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PETITION to Pres. Obama: Declare a Standing Rock National Monument to stop Dakota Access

The Dakota Access pipeline would carry some of the dirtiest oil on the planet across four states, putting at risk farms, Native sacred places, critical water sources, and our fight against climate change. Law enforcement has already attacked the peaceful resistance at Standing Rock in North Dakota, and arrested journalists and water protectors in the […]
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Over 350 Turn Out for Bold’s NoDAPL Solidarity Rally in Omaha, 150 Attend Rally in Des Moines

WATCH: Omaha World-Herald reports from the #NoDAPL Rally at the Army Corps office in Omaha. WATCH: Facebook Live video of the Omaha rally, courtesy of Bold Iowa. Posted by Bold Iowa on Tuesday, November 15, 2016   Posted by Bold Iowa on Tuesday, November 15, 2016 MORE PRESS COVERAGE: Dakota Access Pipeline protesters gather in […]
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Army Corps Withholds Final Dakota Access Pipeline Permit, Will Consult Further With Standing Rock Tribe

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced in a statement on Monday, Nov. 14 that additional discussion and analysis with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is warranted, over the possible re-route of the Dakota Access pipeline near Lake Oahe in North Dakota. The Army Corps stated that it will not grant the final easement needed […]
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Police from 5 States Escalate Violence, Shoot Horses to Clear 1851 Treaty Camp

For Immediate Release: October 28, 2016 Contact: LaDonna Allard (CSS), ladonnabrave1@aol.com, (701) 426-2064 Dallas Goldtooth (IEN), dallas@ienearth.org, (708) 515-6158 Tara Houska (HTE), tara@honorearth.org, (612) 226-9404 Red Warrior Camp (RWC), redwarriorcamp@riseup.net Eryn Wise (IIYC) eryn.ontheroad@gmail.com, (602) 769-8444 Police from 5 States Escalate Violence, Shoot Horses to Clear 1851 Treaty Camp Cannonball, ND – At approximately 11am […]
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Donate to Build Tiny Solar Barns to Stop Dakota Access

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UPDATE: Over the Thanksgiving weekend, the first tiny solar barns were delivered and set up at Standing Rock! WATCH: Josh Fox and Bold Oklahoma’s Mekasi Camp Horinek describe what’s happening on the ground while Water Protectors from Nebraska help install solar panels on the donated tiny barns. Winter is coming… and Bold Alliance is taking action to […]
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