Archive for Pipelines

No new pipelines!

In order to slow down climate disruption, we must transition from greenhouse gas-producing fossil fuels to non-polluting, renewable energy such as solar and wind.   We need to stop new fossil fuel infrastructure. Leave it in the ground! Climate Action Now is a sister organization to the Sugarshack Alliance, which brings together several local anti-pipeline […]

Columnist Marty Nathan: Citizens must stand against environmental assaults

Published in the Hampshire Daily Gazette By MARTY NATHAN Wednesday, July 05, 2017 · On Saturday, June 24, 98-year-old Frances Crowe sat in her wheelchair as it was rolled into the path of construction of Kinder Morgan’s Connecticut Expansion Pipeline in the Otis State Forest in Sandisfield. There she stayed, with eight others, temporarily blocking […]

Support Indigenous Ceremonial Stone Landscape Protection

August 18, 2018 Dear Friends, This is a special fundraising appeal to ask supporters of Ceremonial Stone Landscapes to donate to a Climate Action Now project that is very important to us: the protection of indigenous ceremonial stone landscapes. Here are two reasons why: – Justice for indigenous people – Restoration of accountability for federal […]

Urgent request: Seeking help for legal efforts to protect Otis State Forest

Dear Friends, Climate Action Now (CAN) has a long-standing commitment to challenge the construction of any new and existing fossil fuel infrastructure in our region.  As part of that commitment we have been deeply involved, along with other groups and organizations in Western Mass, in efforts to protect Otis State Forest, in Sandisfield, Mass. CAN […]

Showdown at Standing Rock Sioux Reservation

By Marty Nathan An issue of worldwide concern is at stake in the drylands of North Dakota, where those opposing climate charge are supporting Native Americans from all over the country who fear for the loss of their water and sacred grounds and demand the respect for their treaty rights. Thousands of people have gathered […]

On Spectacle Pond: Resisting the Pipeline

 A Celebration of Solidarity with Berkshire Friends and Neighbors Fighting the Connecticut Expansion Pipeline proposed by Kinder-Morgan to run through the Protected Otis State Forest Saturday, July 16, 2016 Join us for one or both events!  KICK OFF RALLY Great Barrington: 12 pm – 1 pm  Gazebo behind Great Barrington Town Hall RALLY at Lower Spectacle Pond  2pm-4pm […]

We Stopped Kinder Morgan; On June 28th We Stand with West Roxbury to Stop Spectra

Houston-based Spectra Energy is building a pipeline carrying fracked gas in West Roxbury, a densely populated residential area in Boston.This high-pressure pipeline would run within a hundred feet of an active blasting quarry, through residential neighborhoods, and past several schools. Opposition to the West Roxbury Lateral Pipeline (WRLP) has been fierce and falls into two categories: Local […]

No Need for N.E.D, No Need for Any

By Dineen O’Rourke Throughout the bitter months of winter in 2014, veiled representatives of the billion-dollar energy company Kinder Morgan knocked on the doors of residents in the small hill-towns of Massachusetts. Their company emblems were covered and their smiles were wide. “Do we have permission to survey your property? We’re collecting data for a […]

Pipeline Action Alert: Tell the Governor and Your State Rep:  No Pipeline Tax!

The Mass House of Representatives will soon release the  Omnibus Energy Bill. The fossil fuel industry is working overtime to ensure that this bill includes a PIPELINE TAX, effectively forcing the public to finance unnecessary and dangerous gas pipeline expansion projects. This tax has the potential to help bring the Kinder Morgan fracked gas pipeline […]

May 3 At the Statehouse: Keep It in the Ground!

On May 3, several hundred climate activists from around the Commonwealth gathered at the Statehouse to show legislators strong support for policies that preserve a livable planet. The event opened with an inspiring rally, where activists heard of current struggles to stop pipeline projects still underway and what it will take to put the final […]

Stopping A Pipeline: The Power of the Grassroots

By Susan Theberge,  Editor of CAN newsletter Neighbors, students, farmers, conservationists, children, elders, affected land owners, small business owners, politicians, artists, faith leaders, musicians, lawyers, climate activists, builders, poets, climate justice organizers and hundreds, if not thousands, of individuals came together united around one common goal: The Kinder Morgan NED fracked gas pipeline will never be […]

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