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Monday, May 16 2016
Hundreds swarm BLM auction in Lakewood to protest oil, gas drilling
"In order to avoid a climate catastrophe, we have to keep fossil fuels in the ground," Frack Free Colorado member Razz Gormley said. "The BLM...
Friday, May 13 2016
Fossil fuels: ‘Enough is enough’
"We have protested at every fossil fuel lease sale over the past six months, and we will not stop until this destructive giveaway of public...
Friday, May 13 2016
Protests against drilling on public lands are escalating
"This is an escalation of people moving to keep fossil fuels in the ground, and a message that leasing and these auctions need to end,”...
Thursday, May 12 2016
Over 300 protesters target BLM fracking auction in Colorado Read more: KCSG Television - Over 300 protesters target BLM fracking auction in Colorado
"Roughly 300 activists from Colorado and surrounding states rallied outside the hotel, carrying signs, banners, art, and singing chants. From there, a large contingent entered...
Thursday, May 12 2016
Break Free events come to Colorado
"On May 12, Greenpeace, Rainforest Action Network and 350 Colorado plan to demonstrate at the BLM auction in Lakewood. The protest is part of a...
Friday, Apr 22 2016
Grim forecast for paper giant’s wood supply raises deforestation fears
Asia Pulp & Paper’s (APP) plans to operate a giant mill in South Sumatra later this year have raised some uncomfortable questions about the veracity...
Wednesday, Apr 20 2016
What Peabody’s Bankruptcy Reveals About the Coal Industry
“We see Peabody’s bankruptcy process as a critical test of the coal financing commitments at multiple banks,” Ben Collins (Read the full article here)
Wednesday, Mar 23 2016
Climate activists gear up to protest new oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico
"Several national environmental organizations, including the Rainforest Action Network and community members, and indigenous rights groups plan a rally outside the site this Wednesday...
Wednesday, Mar 23 2016
Greens descend on Big Ease
"The marchers hope to spoil a Bureau of Ocean Energy Management offshore lease sale happening there.The action by several Gulf groups was organized by Rainforest...
Wednesday, Mar 23 2016
Gulf Coast Residents Crash Oil Lease Auction, Chanting ‘Shut It Down’
"There’s no great win for ‘keeping it in the ground’ without the Gulf of Mexico,” [RAN’s Virali] Modi-Parekh said. When it comes to that environmental...