Author: Michael Mintz

Oregon LNG withdraws Warrenton project

Columbia Riverkeeper– April 14, 2016 LNG flew the surrender flag on April 15, 2016, dropping plans to build an Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) export terminal on the lower Columbia River. Oregon LNG could not overcome intense local opposition, which sustained

Celilo Falls Commemoration, March 2016

An open invitation to anyone who would like to share memories, stories, reflections on what Celilo means– an invitation anyone who knows what happened in just a few hours on that day.  White people descended from the colonial immigrants. First

Tim DeChristopher– Wielding the Power of Vulnerability, April 7

2016 Sewell Lecture Presents:  Tim DeChristopher as Bidder 70 disrupted an illegitimate Bureau of Land Management oil and gas auction in December of 2008 by outbidding oil companies for parcels around Arches and Canyonlands National Parks in Utah. His actions

Jordan Cove Resistance Heating Up

Emmalynn Garrett — October 2, 2015 —  Hey Portland! On Wednesday, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued its Final Environmental Impact Statement on the Pacific Connector Pipeline and Jordan Cove energy project ignoring requests of elected officials and community

Bridge Blockade Celebration & Fundraiser

Come Party with The Climate Action Coalition!   Music and Dancing! Stanley Woods Band Counterfeit Cash, Anna Fritz and other musical guests Fantastic auction items and suprises! The Spare Room 4380 NE 42nd Ave Thursday, September 17 7p – 11p

Lummi Totem Pole Journey Arrives in Portland August 25th

Posted by Sierra Club Oregon Chapter: Please join us in supporting the 2015 totem pole journey, led by Master Carver Jewell James of the Lummi Nation’s House of Tears Carvers. Each year for the past two years, tribal members have carved

Two Arrested After Peaceful Protest in Pdx on Anniversary of Mike Brown’s Murder

“We are citizen advocates united in protest  against racism, police brutality, and state violence. We demand justice”. August 9, 2015 — The third day of a community action panel sponsored by  Don’t Shoot Pdx culminated with the arrest of two peaceful

Days and Nights of Mass Resistance to Arctic Plunder

Portland, OR– July 30, 2015–  The Fennica, Shell Oil’s damaged ice-breaker, began to move at 5:45 a.m.  from the dock where it was being repaired for a damaged hull and was successfully turned back by a blockade of Greenpeace activists hanging

PDX Vs. Shell!

Join 350PDX, Rising Tide and the Climate Action Coalition To Oppose Arctic Oil Drilling!  The MSV Fennica–an icebreaker chartered by Shell– sustained damage on its voyage north and is scheduled for repairs at Vigor Industrial Shipyard in North Portland. The

60 Community Members Block Rails, Commemorate Lac-Megantic Derailment, Protest Oil Trains

Faith, environmental and community members blocked the tracks into an oil transfer and storage facility in NW Portland for an hour Monday morning.  Portland’s Climate Action Coalition sponsored the blockade at Arc Logistics for a memorial service on the two-year