Featuring a timeline of tar sands resistance, epic stories of eco-sabotage worldwide, and a full spread on prisoner support and grand jury resistance.
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The latest issue of our EF! News publication is available as a PDF to be copied and distributed freely. The issue covers news from the front lines of environmental struggle between Summer 2012 and the Winter Solstice (hence the name “Yule”).
It also includes info on the upcoming EF! Winter Rendezvous, TWAC camp and EF! Climbers Guild gathering; hot tips for sneaking into places; and an updated directory of international eco-action groups.
You can download EF! News Yule 2013 by clicking here or on the image above. You can also still get the last full EF! Journal, Lughnasahd 2012, here.
As always, the intent of this project is to decentralize the production and circulation of Earth First! media, so we ask you to makes copies and pass them out at street parties, punk shows, hippy festivals, activist conferences, truck stops, construction sites, remote wilderness fire towers, etc
Chesapeake Energy Well Blowout in Wyoming Causes Evacuation, Methane “Roared” for Days
Published: Saturday 28 April 2012
The Wyoming incident occurred following completion of horizontal drilling, a precursor to the hydraulic fracturing (fracking) of the well, which would’ve occurred in the coming weeks, according to local press accounts.
A potentially dangerous oil well blowout at a Chesapeake Energy site in Wyoming caused at least 60 and perhaps 70 residents to evacuate within 5 miles of the disaster for several days until it was contained earlier today. Chesapeake Energy (NYSE: CHK) was drilling the well in the Niobrara Shale region underlying parts of Wyoming, Colorada, and Nebraska. ”Potentially explosive methane gas roared from the ground at the site five miles northeast of the town of Douglas,” the AP reported.Residents reported hearing the roar of escaping gas six miles away. Continue reading