Category Archives: Activist-Community

New York Court of Appeals Ruled that Dryden and Middlefield Can Ban Fracking

In a precedent-setting case decided today by the New York Court of Appeals, local communities have triumphed over the fracking industry. The court ruled that the towns of Dryden and Middlefield can use local zoning laws to ban heavy industry, … Continue reading

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New York’s Silent but Deadly Fracking Problem By Peter Rugh

Even though New York State has not yet allowed high volume horizontal hydraulic fracturing.  We are already being fracked by rapidly expanding natural gas pipelines and infrastructure. http://bit.ly/1srSyyh

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New York Times Article by Justin Gillis on the Latest IPCC Report on Climate Risk

New York Times, March 30, 2014, Justin Gillis, Panel’s Warning on Climate Risk: Worst is Yet to Come http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/31/science/earth/panels-warning-on-climate-risk-worst-is-yet-to-come.html?_r=1

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Protest Against Keystone XL Pipeline in Philadelphia

Today March 10th, more than 20 people were arrested for blocking an entrance to the William J. Green Federal Building, near Independence Mall, in Philadelphia in a civil disobedience action organized by Earth Quaker Action Team to protest the Keystone … Continue reading

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Tuesday March 11, 2014 – Fair Elections for New York Lobby Day in Albany, NY

Governor Cuomo has put Fair Elections in the Executive Budget, and now it’s time to make sure it stays there. A coalition group has organized for New Yorkers to engage in lobby visits in Albany with our Senators and Assembly … Continue reading

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Monday March 10, 2014 – Keystone XL Civil Disobedience Action in Philadelphia, PA

On Monday, March 10, the Philadelphia-area, including Earth Quaker Action Team, will be fulfilling the Pledge of Resistance to commit civil disobedience to stop the Keystone XL Pipeline. There is legal support for this action, including legal representation for the … Continue reading

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March 7, 2014 – Comment Deadline on Keystone XL Pipeline FSEIS

On January 31, the State Department published its Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (FSEIS) for the Keystone XL pipeline project. Public comments will be accepted until March 7, 2014 at 11:59 pm (EST).  This is the last time the public … Continue reading

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Mass Civil Disobedience Against Keystone XL by Peter Rothberg The Nation

The March 2 sit-in is expected to be the largest act of civil disobedience by young people in the recent history of the environmental movement and it will be led by just the demographic that helped propel Obama to the … Continue reading

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Watch the “Tankers and Turbines” Speakers / Stop LNG Off Jones Beach / Demand Clean Energy

Our deep appreciation goes to Owen Crowley, who single-handedly filmed, edited (incorporating the speakers’ slides), and posted video of UFA’s Tankers & Turbines event that was held two weeks ago.  If you missed the event at Rutgers Church, you can … Continue reading

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Thursday February 20, 2014 – Rally Against Cove Point LNG Export Terminal in Baltimore, Maryland

When: Thursday 2/20/14 12:00 noon to 1:30 pm   Where: War Memorial Plaza, Downtown Baltimore, Maryland   Dominion Energy wants Cove Point, originally built during the 1970s to import gas, to become the first liquefied natural gas export facility approved … Continue reading

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