Residents Protest Aluminum Mine in Tennessee

Hundreds of people turned out in Mount Pleasant on Wednesday night to listen to details about an aluminum waste landfill proposed for a site next to the Maury County airport. There were no decisions made at this hearing. Residents have until Jan […]

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Vandals Strike False Solutions in Olympia

Vandals glued all the door locks shut at the Olympic Region Clean Air Agency’s building and threw a brick through a glass door overnight Monday, an agency official said. The agency is considering a permit for a controversial biomass project near Shelton. […]

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Nigeria Indicts Dick Cheney, First Nations Deploy Banner

Nigeria Vs. Halliburton “Last week, Nigeria arrested at least 23 officials from companies including Halliburton, Saipem, Technip and a former subsidiary of Panalpina Welttransport Holding AG in connection with alleged illegal payments to Nigerian officials. Those detained were all freed on bail […]

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COP-16 Deflates, Snitch Found

COP-16 After Mexican President Calderon proclaimed that the failure of COP-16 in Cancun would be a “tragedy,” it was revealed that neither Brazilian President Luis Inácio Lula da Silva nor British Prime Minister David Cameron are even going to show up, raising […]

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COP-16 in Cancún: Day 1

From infoshop.org Entering the city of Cancún—site of the United Nations Framework on Climate Change’s sixteenth Conference of Parties (COP-16), which began today—one is struck immediately by the number of ‘areas de revision’—checkpoints, effectively—maintained by the Mexican police, with the support of […]

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Indigenous Peoples in Latin America Unite Against Mining

Indigenous Peoples from across Latin America have issued a unified declaration demanding an end to large-scale surface mining by transnational companies on indigenous peoples’ lands. “We state emphatically: no to mining, yes to life,” they declared. The Lima Declaration calls for governments […]

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Huge Victory For the Sea Lions!

After a year of deliberation, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled to block the National Marine Fisheries Service’s killing of federally protected sea lions on the Columbia River between Oregon and Washington. In Defense of Animals (IDA) and the Sea […]

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