Investigation: Coal is Trashing Texas Lands

Texas coal companies are leaving behind contaminated land. The state is letting them. An investigation by The Texas Tribune and Grist shows that regulators in the Lone Star State have […]

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San Antonio’s Great Wall (A Trump Mystery Post)

Everybody knows that walls work. You look at different places they put up a wall, no problem. You look at San Antonio. You look at so many different places. They […]

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Apocalyst: SAWS, Toxic Floods, & Canine Saviors

A Deceleration news summary of WTF happened this week. And maybe how to make it all better.  (Week of 02.05.2018) Greg Harman Sprawl, What-Me-Worry? lawmakers, smog, and the big ass […]

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When the Levee Breaks

Deluge in the Delta Amid California’s Changing Climate by Madi Whaley Never before have I been scared of the rain. As a child, it was always a wonderful surprise, a […]

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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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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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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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Conservation Rush: Do Marine Protected Areas Work?

Kirsten Grorud-Colvert, Oregon State University and Jane Lubchenco, Oregon State University What lies beneath the deep, dark expanse of the ocean is something that has fascinated sailors, fishermen, adventurers, poets […]

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Corpus Christi’s Water Ban Linked to Valero Contamination

More than 300,000 residents to avoid all contact with city water. Corpus Christi officials have identified a chemical that is suspected to have leaked into the Texan city’s tap water […]

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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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Standing Rock and Human Rights

The story of Standing Rock’s resistance is one punctured over and again by overwhelming displays of state violence. This week brings perhaps the most vicious, as police and private security […]

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Defend Big Bend: Indigenous Resistance to Texas Trans-Pecos Pipeline Growing

On Sunday, November 20, members of Defend Big Bend, the Society of Native Nations, and several tribal groups, marched from the Marfa Mystery Lights Viewing Area outside Marfa, Texas, to […]

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Voices from Standing Rock, III. (VIDEO)

Representatives of an estimated 300 native tribes and nations from around the world have come to Standing Rock Indian Reservation to stand in solidarity with the Sioux Nation in their […]

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Voices from Standing Rock II. (VIDEO)

Representatives of an estimated 300 native tribes and nations from around the world have come to Standing Rock Indian Reservation to stand in solidarity with the Sioux Nation in their […]

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Voices from Standing Rock, I. (VIDEO)

Representatives of an estimated 300 native tribes and nations from around the world have come to Standing Rock Indian Reservation to stand in solidarity with the Sioux Nation in their […]

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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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