The NoDAPL Fight Continues in Efforts to Stop the Bayou Bridge Pipeline

The NoDAPL battle continues as Energy Transfer Partner (ETP) seeks to build the Bayou Bridge pipeline. The Bayou Bridge pipeline is 162.5-mile crude oil pipeline that would run from Lake Charles to St. James, Louisiana.  The pipeline is the final stage to bring fracked-oil from the Bakken region of North Dakota to Louisiana for export. Continue reading

Navajo Nation Expands Solar Farm

PHOENIX, AZ – With the signing of a landmark agreement between the Navajo Tribal Utility Authority (NTUA) and Salt River Project, a solar plant on the Navajo Nation will soon be expanded to provide more renewable energy to the Nation. The agreement also paves the way for future renewable energy projects. Continue reading

Divest the Kinder Morgan Pipeline

Burnaby B.C. – The battle over the construction of the controversial Kinder Morgan backed Trans Mountain tar sands pipeline has heated up significantly in the past several weeks. In mid-March, 1st Nations communities called for mass and continued direct actions against the Texas based company and to “Protect the Inlet.” Continue reading

Divest and Reinvest – A Public Bank for Seattle by Nikkita Oliver and Matt Remle

It was in early September 2016, as bulldozers desecrated grave sites and sacred lands along the Cannonball River on the Standing Rock Sioux reservation and private security unleashed attack dogs on water protectors, that it became clear that our efforts to stop the Dakota Access pipeline through our moral, Tribal treaty rights and environmental arguments were becoming less and less effective. Continue reading