Indigenous Canadian fracking protesters refuse to back down

Demonstrators defy court injunction intended to keep them from interfering with Texas-based company’s seismic testing
Canada anti fracking
Protesters, led by Mi’kmaq indigenous people, after setting a fire to block a New Brunswick highway, begin a traditional round dance, Dec. 2, 2013.
Candi Simon/APTN

OTTAWA, Canada — Anti-fracking demonstrators set tires ablaze to block a New Brunswick highway Monday in a fiery response to a judge’s decision to extend an injunction limiting their protests against a Texas-based shale gas exploration company.

In a courtroom in Fredericton, the capital of New Brunswick, Judge Paulette Garnett ruled to continue through Dec. 17 the injunction obtained by SWN Resources Canada against a coalition of protesters led by Mi’kmaq indigenous people from the Elsipogtog First Nation.

Read more:  http://america.aljazeera.com/articles/2013/12/2/canada-anti-frackingprotestersanswerinjunctionextensionwithblock.html

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865,200 Gallons Of Oil Spilled In North Dakota

Over 865,200 Gallons of Fracked Oil Spill in ND, Public in Dark for Days Due to Government Shutdown by Steve Horn “Over 20,600 barrels of oil fracked from the Bakken Shale has spilled from a Tesoro Logistics pipeline in Tioga, North Dakota in one of the biggest onshore oil spills in recent U.S. history.”

Oh Damn: Don’t Frack My Mother the Music Video

Earth First! Newswire

Oh damn yall, Sean Lennon, Yoko Ono, Wilco, and lots of other diverse and sundry hippy-type-creatures just released a new Anti-Fracking and Pro-Momma song sure to get you hummin’ and knee slappin’ pissed about poly-nuclear-aromatic-hydrocarbons in your water. Give it a listen then get out there and do something for momma!

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