2013 archive

The Aftermath of a Chevron Pipeline Explosion

When we heard that a Chevron drilling crew had punctured a Chevron gas line, causing a massive explosion (but no injuries, miraculously) in Milford, Texas, we went to investigate. Three of us left the Dallas area the morning after the explosion and drove about fifty miles south to Milford. We went with the intention of …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://tarsandsblockade.org/milford/

2014 Social Ecology Intensive Seminar in Texas

Reprinted from the Institute for Social Ecology January 3-10, 2014 in Denton, Texas This year Texas has become an inspirational focal point in struggles for reproductive rights, anti-racism, climate justice, and democracy. This January, the Institute for Social Ecology (ISE) will be coming for the first time to Texas to offer a 7-day Intensive Seminar …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://tarsandsblockade.org/2014ise/

Public Citizen Calls on PHMSA, TransCanada to Fix a Broken KXL South

On Tuesday, the watchdog group Public Citizen (PC) issued a report documenting numerous forms of code violations and shoddy construction practices evidenced while TransCanada was constructing the southern leg of Keystone XL, specifically during the summer when the brand new pipeline was dug up for repairs at least 125 times over a 250-mile stretch through …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://tarsandsblockade.org/pc-warnings/