Protesting the Piplines

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/jul/08/wave-of-new-laws-aim-to-stifle-anti-pipeline-protests-activists-say

‘Protesters as terrorists’: growing number of states turn anti-pipeline activism into a crime

“Conservative lawmakers have put forward laws criminalizing protests in at least 18 states since 2017 that civil liberties advocates say are unconstitutional”

 

Pipeline Map

 

https://www.vancouverisawesome.com/2019/07/08/csis-surveillance-data-pipeline-protesters-canada/

Spy agency CSIS allegedly gave oil companies surveillance data about pipeline protesters

“The British Columbia Civil Liberties Association (BCCLA) Monday released thousands of pages of heavily-redacted documents suggesting the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) spy agency illegally spied on Indigenous and environmentalist groups opposed to the Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline project.”

 

http://www.therepublic.com/2019/07/10/us-pipeline-protest/

Woman’s horseback protest against pipeline is almost done

“FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — A Virginia woman who mounted a horseback protest against the Atlantic Coast Pipeline is nearing the end of her journey through three states.

The Fayetteville Observer reports Sarah Murphy arrived this week in Cumberland County, North Carolina, after riding along the pipeline’s route and expects to finish in the next week or so near Pembroke.”

 

https://www.itemonline.com/news/texas-lawmakers-may-stiffen-penalties-for-pipeline-damage/article_77f4035e-7784-11e9-9f80-ab8e95135534.html

Texas lawmakers may stiffen penalties for pipeline damage

“AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Lawmakers in Texas are considering a bill that would stiffen penalties for damaging or trespassing around oil and gas operations despite opposition from environmental groups who say it would quell peaceful protests and overly criminalize offenses.”

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