Monthly Archive: February 2014

Feb 27

Plea Deals be Dropping like the Nasdaq: A Report Back from Scooter

A report-back from Felix: In the face of the blustery, polar vortexing wind, my mom, a handful of supporters, and myself braved the La Porte County Courthouse yesterday morning. The occasion? A status hearing on the alleged Felony theft, and two counts of tresspass I was being charged with for the tree sit that was …

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Feb 20

MI CATS Calls for a Federal Investigation of the EPA and Enbridge

Michigan Coalition Against Tar Sands (MI CATS) Calls for a Federal Investigation of the EPA and Enbridge for the Covering Up of Use of Toxic Chemical Dispersants in the Kalamazoo River, following the Reconsideration Hearing for Chris Wahmhoff Though charges against the notorious MI CATS skateboarder Chris Wahmhoff were dismissed, the prosecutor has filed a …

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Feb 14

Enbridge Holds Secret Meeting with Landowners

Proposed dredge sites

  Enbridge held an invite only meeting with landowners, “stakeholders” and others living in direct vicinity of the proposed dredge site. Instead of clear cutting trees before receiving the green light from the Comstock Zoning Board of Appeals, as happened last summer, Enbridge sent Richard Adams, Enbridge Senior Vice President of U.S. Operations from  Deluth …

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Feb 04

Dr. James Hansen, Dr. Michael E. Mann, and Bill McKibben Co-author an Open Letter on Behalf of #MICATS3

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 3, 2014 Contact: micats@riseup.net   Dr. James Hansen, Dr. Michael E. Mann, and Bill McKibben Co-author an Open Letter on Behalf of the Enbridge 3 Three of the climate movements’ most iconic figures co-authored an open letter  sent to Ingham County Prosecutor Stuart J. Dunnings and Judge William E. Collette asking for …

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Feb 01

Three Peaceful Protesters Handcuffed and Jailed Immediately Following Four Day Trial

For Immediate Release January 31, 2014 Contact: Chloe Gleichman,  elkecee@gmail.com Liz Starke,  starkeel@gmail.com   Three Peaceful Protesters Handcuffed and Jailed Immediately Following Four Day Trial Vicci Hamiln, Lisa Leggio and Barb Carter face 2-3 years in jail after being found guilty following a July protest against Enbridge’s tar sand pipeline   Lansing, MI – Three …

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