Author: david

Direct Action Training

This is direct action 101 and the best way to plug into megaload resistance. Space is limited so we’ll have to prioritize folks who can head out to Eastern Oregon and/or work on actions in the Portland area soon. The

Vancouver fails to oppose oil terminal or request comprehensive environmental review

Tesoro Corp. and Savage Companies want to spend up to $100 million to build a 42-acre oil-handling operation involving Port of Vancouver sites.  It would be the largest such operation in the Northwest.  The city of Vancouver requested that state

From Yellowbird Lives in the heartland of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation upholding the Treaty of 1855

From Yellowbird Lives in the heartland of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation upholding the Treaty of 1855   Winter, Dec. 10, 2013   Last night at approximately 7:50pm CTUIR Tribal members gathered in song & prayer. Led by

Natural Gas Exports page May, 2013

This summer we expect Oregon LNG and the Williams Pipeline Company to file their applications with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to site and construct a massive liquid natural gas export terminal (LNG) and over 200 miles of new

Umatilla Confederated Tribes Hold Megaload Ceremony, Continue Resistance

Kayla Godowa-Tufti, December 3, 2013 –  Members of the Confederated Tribes of Umatilla Indian Reservation and friends gathered tonight in Pendleton, Oregon to hold ceremony at the site where the Omega Morgan “mega load” remains. Oregon Department of Transportation confirmed

Megaload Action and Planning Meeting

Please join us Thursday, December 5 from 6:45 PM – 8:30 PM to learn more about the megaload shipments planned for Oregon and to start planning actions with us! We will have an update from the actions in Umatilla over

$ 150,000 in Bail Set for Those Arrested in Monday Blockade – We Need your Support!

The people arrested Monday night,blockading the tar sands megaload were arraigned on Wednesday, December 18, in the Justice Court of Grant County. Fourteen were charged with five misdemeanors, one with six and the minor arrested in the action was released

Two Activists Lockdown, Stop Megaload!

Near the Port of Umatilla two people locked down to a megaload of equipment bound for the Alberta tar sands halting its planned departure at 10:00 PM as tribal members and climate justice groups rallied nearby. The equipment, a 901,000

Protesters Show Up, Megaload Doesn’t Budge from Umatilla

November 25, 2013  —  Hillsboro-based Omega Morgan is the trucking company hired by a subsidiary of General Electric Co. to ship massive oil refinery equipment manufactured in South Korea to the tar sands project in western Canada. ODOT regional spokesman Tom Strandberg

Tar Sands Megaload Set to Roll from Umatilla on Sunday Night, November 24

November 21, 2013  —  Omega Morgan is the trucking company hired by a subsidiary of General Electric Co. to ship massive oil refinery equipment manufactured in South Korea to the tar sands project in western Canada. AP reports that plans