Apr 19

Kayaktivists Deploy Banner at Tiki Bar Opening

By Luke of DC Indy Media. On the 15th of April, the “Tiki Bar” in Solomons, MD opened for the year, drawing a huge crowd to tiny Solomons, MD. As the partying began, activists opposing Dominion’s under-construction LNG/fracked gas export plant at nearby Cove Point paddled in from seaward and deployed a banner reading “Dominion=Disaster.” …

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Mar 14

“Paddle on the Patuxent” Links Dominion With Disaster

By Anne Meador for DC Media Group. A small flotilla of activists in kayaks launched into the Patuxent River at Solomons, MD on March 13 in a demonstration of support for locals battling a liquefied natural gas facility under construction in their residential neighborhood. From the Thomas Johnson Bridge, 21 kayakers paddled by the pier …

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Mar 14

Dozens From Around the US Rally Against Dominion’s LNG Export Terminal at Cove Point

We Are Cove Point, SEED, the Backbone Campaign and other groups from the mid-Atlantic and beyond gathered in kayaks and on land to show opposition to Dominion’s fracked gas terminal and the impacts it has on communities. CLICK HERE TO SEE PHOTOS. Solomon’s Island, MD — In protest of the construction of Dominion’s liquefied natural gas export …

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Feb 13

Dominion’s “Good Neighbor” Claim is Seriously Questioned

According to a February 12 article in the Washington Post, Dominon Virginia Power reported an oil spill of 13,500 gallons from its Crystal City substation. Although federal officials report that at around the same time oil from a common source entered the Potomac River and the Roaches Run Waterfowl Sanctuary where it killed 21 ducks and …

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Jan 30

Get Ready for Cove Point Spring Break!

We’re excited to host Cove Point Spring Break, and we think you should be there! The Dominion Cove Point liquefied natural gas export terminal is the centerpiece of the fracked-gas infrastructure build-out currently underway in the mid-Atlantic US. The gas industry is tying much of its financial future to exports, and Cove Point, Maryland, is …

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Jan 22

Bank of America Urged to “Dump Dominion”

By Anne Meador and John Zangas of DC Media Group Washington, DC – An official at a government agency responsible for permitting gas infrastructure took a potshot at protesters who were disrupting a public meeting on January 21. As Commissioner Tony Clark announced that he was leaving the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission when his term …

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Jan 21

Infrastructure Pipeline Task Force Meeting Shut Down

By Beyond Extreme Energy Frontline Residents Directly Impacted By Gas Infrastructure Shut Down the Final Meeting of Pennsylvania Governor Wolf’s Infrastructure Task Force Seven Arrested from “People’s Task Force” Residents impacted by fracked gas infrastructure from across Pennsylvania came together today to shut down the final meeting of Governor Wolf’s Infrastructure Task Force. Exactly one year …

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Jan 14

Jan. 21: Action to tell Bank of America: “Dump Dominion!”

On January 21, we will hold an action outside the huge Bank of America near the White House in Washington, DC to tell Bank of America to stop funding Dominion’s dirty and dangerous facility under construction in Lusby, MD. We delivered letters to bank managers from Connecticut to North Carolina on December 16, 2015. We …

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Dec 31

Why is BoA investing in the Dominion Cove Point terminal?

Dominion Midstream’s project in Cove Point is a bad investment that risks the health and safety of thousands of people. The following letter was emailed to the press officers of Bank of America in Charlotte, NC on December 31, 2015: I am writing to you on behalf of We Are Cove Point concerning Bank of America’s financial …

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Dec 17

Actions at mid-Atlantic Bank of America locations send a strong message to #DumpDominion

December 16, activists with We Are Cove Point visited 10 Bank of America locations around the mid-Atlantic to call on the bank to stop financing Dominion Resources. This day of action was taken as part of We Are Cove Point’s Dump Dominion campaign that was launched with an occupied banner hang from the upper deck …

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