Tag: Pipelines

Supreme Court Seems Ready to Back Pipeline Across Appalachian Trail

A challenge from environmental groups to an $8 billion natural gas pipeline that would cross the Appalachian Trail seemed to falter at the Supreme Court on Monday, with even some of the court’s more liberal members expressing skepticism about the breadth of the groups’ legal theory. The case concerns the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, which would […]

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Will the Appalachian Trail Stop an $8 Billion Pipeline?

BIG IVY, N.C. — I live in Appalachia, and on Sunday mornings I hike the Appalachian Trail across the mountains I call home. It is my church. I drink from its springs and rest in the shade of its ancient forests. For decades, the trail has been my refuge. I have run for miles through […]

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Pipeline Protests Cause Widespread Travel Delays Across Canada

TYENDINAGA, Ontario — A dilapidated snow plow, three tents and some barrels sit beside the snowy tracks of the Canadian National Railway in Tyendinaga, Ontario, a protest in support of Indigenous leaders trying to stop the construction of a gas pipeline thousands of miles away, in British Columbia. The blockade, set up by the Mohawks […]

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Canadian Police Move Against Pipeline Blockades

OTTAWA — The Canadian police on Monday began moving against protesters who had set up transportation blockades around the country in sympathy with an Indigenous group’s campaign to halt construction of a natural gas pipeline to Canada’s West coast. The first blockade appeared on Thursday night and led to the shutdown of all rail passenger […]

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