Two Rivers Report: False ID’s & Resistance

Editor’s Note: I interviewed and photographed Pedro Rabago Gutierrez several times over the last few months in relation to his opposition to Energy Transfer Partners’ Trans-Pecos Pipeline. I knew him […]

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Another Arrest on Trans-Pecos Pipeline in Far West Texas

A Greely, Colo., resident locked herself to excavation equipment this morning on the easement of Dallas-based Energy Transfer Partners’ Trans-Pecos Pipeline in Presidio County, Texas. According to a release from […]

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How-To: Decrying Native Oppression with Oil Drums and PVC

Press Release: March 4th, 2017, Amherst, MA – This morning at 9:01am a group of local residents locked themselves to 55 gallon drums at the front entrance to the Bank […]

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Protectors: We Want Parks, Not Pipelines (VIDEO)

Calls for ETP CEO Kelcy Warren to resign Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission seat fill chamber. The “pipeline cowboy,” as Bloomberg News describes Energy Transfer Partners’ CEO Kelcy Warren, should […]

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Contested Texas Pipeline Linked to Mexico’s Climate Pledge

But That’s No Reason Not to Fight Oil & Gas Development on Both Sides of the Rio Grande. Trampling of landowner rights. Failure to consult native tribes. Soiling a cherished […]

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Standing Rock Vets Finding Way to West Texas Pipeline Fight (VIDEO)

Veterans of Standing Rock have begun to travel to Far West Texas to join ongoing efforts there to stop Energy Transfer Partners’ Trans-Pecos Pipeline. Intended as landing spot for pipeline […]

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Water Protectors Shut Down Trans-Pecos Pipeline (VIDEO)

Dozens of self-described water protectors flooded a construction site in Far West Texas this morning, shutting down construction on a high-pressure natural gas pipeline for more than two hours. Members […]

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How Standing Rock Stole My Despair

And what the indigenous resistance in North Dakota means for Texas and a world wrapped in pipelines. At the Oceti Sakowin Camp, just outside the Standing Rock Native American Reservation […]

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Standing Rock’s Civil Disobedience Reaches West Texas

“It’s the Rio Grande. It’s sacred to many people.” Shortly after 4am on Monday, a small caravan of cars pulled up in front of a pipe yard on the west […]

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Pipeline Wars: Voices of Texas Water Protectors

Voices Raised at Texas Park and Wildlife’s Meeting Against Kelcy Warren, Against Dakota Access, Against Trans-Pecos, Against Comanche Trail… More than 100 self-described “water protectors” sung, chanted, and prayed for […]

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Austin Rally Thursday to Decry ETP CEO Kelcy Warren’s Texas Parks Post

Days after the police assault and mass arrest of about 120 pipeline resisters at Standing Rock, North Dakota (see below), the majority owner of the contested Dakota Access Pipeline there—pipeline […]

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Standoff at the Lajitas Resort

Anti-pipeline action targets Kelcy Warren’s borderland hideout LAJITAS, Texas—There may have been a snarling dog in the patrol truck in the play-Western “town” of the Lajitas Golf Resort, but it […]

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How to Stand with Standing Rock (Armchair Edition)

I’m just back from Big Bend where about 200 marched on the Trans-Pecos Pipeline outside Alpine, Texas, on Friday. Two days after that, a smaller group of us showed up […]

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Controlled Burn: Fire, Pipelines & Defending Big Bend

ALPINE, Texas—There are flames rising on the highway, erupting from the bowels of an overturned semi. Black, oily smoke roils into the sky. A bearded Jehovah cradles the driver in […]

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A Message from West Texas

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March on Trans-Pecos Pipeline Friday

Support for the water protectors at Standing Rock fighting construction of Energy Transfer’s Dakota Access Pipeline Project has begun to overflow to home-state struggles like the year-long contest between Big […]

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