Tag: protesters

Indian billionaires ambushed as Greenpeace protests coal project

Greenpeace activists dressed in tiger suits climbed atop the Mumbai headquarters of Essar Group and unfurled a banner protesting a coal-mining project proposed by billionaire brothers Shashikant and Ravikant Ruia.  More »

Russia: Last Greenpeace detainee granted bail

A Russian court has granted bail to the last of 30 Greenpeace activists who were detained at sea during a protest against oil drilling in the Arctic.  More »

Activists protest Valero’s support of Keystone XL pipeline

A coalition of activist groups protested Valero Energy Corp.’s support of the Keystone XL pipeline on Thursday, saying the pipeline’s completion would contribute to environmental degradation along its route and at Valero refineries.  More »

Keystone XL won’t affect climate, TransCanada says

In a shift in strategy, the company that wants to build an oil pipeline from western Canada to Texas said Tuesday that the project will have no measurable effect on global warming.  More »

Keystone XL work veers onto wrong land

TransCanada contractors building the Keystone XL pipeline mistakenly planned their route and cleared several hundred feet of land through property they had no right to work on, an Angelina County official told FuelFix.  More »