Tag: EIS

Victories Fighting Pipelines

Recent rulings are offering real hope. These cases are coming to light and not looking good for Pipeline builders. Two cases below from this week alone. A Federal judge puts a pause on Mountain Valley Pipeline construction plans through Southwest Virginia. The decision by U.S. District Court Judge Elizabeth Dillon came during a proceeding in…

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Atlantic Coast Pipeline “Mows” Forward

In a letter Friday, Dave Swearingen, a FERC official, gave the green light to cutting down the trees using handheld equipment such as chain saws in the path of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. According to Dominion Energy spokesperson Aaron Ruby, the approval allows them to begin limited tree felling and vegetation clearing in the areas…

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Ohio Gets Another Spill – Thanks Rover

Black Fork Mohican River marked Rover’s 19th environmental violation this year, according to Ohio EPA. This latest incident happened when 200 gallons of bentonite-based drilling fluid spilled into the Black Fork Mohican River in Ashland County. It was the largest of three spills near the river this month, and close to the site of a…

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ND Oil Leak – 25,000 Gallons

BISMARCK, N.D. — A leak that spilled more than 25,000 gallons of crude oil in McKenzie County took 2 weeks to be announced to the public. The company reported the spill to state and federal agencies the same day, but the health department didn’t tell the public until Thursday because there was “confusion” over which…

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DAPL Leaks Before Opening

According to reports seen here, a leaky surge pump along the Dakota Access oil pipeline spilled 84 gallons of crude oil in April at a pump station just north of Crandon. Based on Dakota Media Group archives, the pump station is on 10.59 acres of land in rural Spink County. According to Brian Walsh, an…

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New Vandalism on DAPL

SIOUX FALLS, SD – Law enforcement officers have stepped up patrols around an oil pipeline site in Minnehaha County after vandalism was discovered. Sheriff’s Capt. Jason Gearman says vandals broke through a chain link fence recently that surrounds an above-ground section of the Dakota Access pipeline near Highway 19, north of Humboldt. KELO-TV reports a valve…

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New DAPL Fire Ruled Arson

5/1/2017 – A fire on a Dakota Access pipe-line site near Newell Thursday night has been ruled an arson. Details are hard to find, no major news outlet has reported on it that we can see. We are looking for the police reports for a detailed confirmation. Until then, here is what we can find….

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More Charges Dropped – Mni Wiconi

Earlier this year, around 500 protesters marched together near the Suwannee River State Park against the Sabal Trail natural gas pipeline that cuts through Suwannee County. Charges against three Sabal Trail pipeline protesters who were scheduled to be tried in court this week were dropped by the state attorney’s office. Jeff Siegmeister, state attorney for…

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Mystery Oil Drains In Kansas

Hidden deep in the news world is what we find to be another disturbing story about oil contamination. This report is based on local news coverage we came across, we are awaiting “government” documentation and reports that are not yet available. The story begins when in Winfield, Ks, neighbors living near the Southwestern College campus…

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Standing Rock – The Magic Trick.

Standing Rock – What just happened? 365 days ago, there were a few dozen people at Standing Rock and the Sacred Stones. They thought of a better future, they spoke of a better way for the children. This week, there were a few dozen people at Standing Rock. And looking over the same fields, it…

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