Ken Ward's Statement at Arraignment

Media Coverage

We've gotten lots of good media coverage. Here are some of the highlights:

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Amy Goodman & Denis Moynihan, Democracy Now! "Putting Their Bodies on the (Pipe)line

"Perhaps leadership from the top has been lacking. But from a small boat bobbing in the ocean to the growing resistance camps in North Dakota, the climate movement is on the rise."


Nia Williams & Laila Kearney, Reuters, "Daring U.S. Pipeline Sabotage Spawned by Lobster Boat Coal Protest"

"Pipeline sabotage by environmental activists that shook the North American energy industry this week had its roots in a 2013 protest off Massachusetts, when two men in a 32-foot lobster boat blocked a 40,000-ton coal shipment to a power station."


Josh Fox, EcoWatch, "Award-Winning Filmmaker Arrested Documenting Pipeline Protest"

"The action was conducted by Climate Direct Action, but Deia was not part of the group and did not participate in the action, only filmed it. Her film footage was confiscated and she is currently being held in jail."


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Last month in an interview with the New York Times you described the latest climate science as “terrifying.”  You made this observation while on vacation in Hawaii, where the Times reported that you spent a lot of time swimming. It may have been difficult to fully let go and relax, knowing that the fine beaches of your beautiful home state on which you were lying will shortly be submerged as the ice shelves in Antarctica and Greenland speed toward collapse.

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LIVE: Activists in North Dakota are shutting Transcanada's tar sands pipelines #ShutItDown #NoDAPL


I’m turning off #keystone pipeline, 59,0000 barrels per day canadian tar sands #nodalp #5k4sr #shutitdown

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LIVE: Activists in Minnesota are shutting Enbridge's tar sands pipelines #ShutItDown #NoDAPL

“For years we’ve tried the legal, incremental, reasonable methods, and they haven’t been enough; without a radical shift in our relationship to Earth, all that we love will disappear. My fear of that possibility is far greater than my fear of jail. My love for the beauties of this world is far greater than my love of an easy life." - Emily Johnston, 50

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