Who’s at PvOG: Proud to Be a Member of the Thin Green Line

November 17, 2017By drew No Comments

Now that we’re all here, we want to shift over to sharing some stories from our impacted communities. Here’s one from PvOG attendee Laurie, who’s part of a wall of resistance to natural gas in the Northwest: By Laurie Dougherty, 350 Salem, OR Six years ago I retired and moved to Salem, Oregon where my … Read More

Meet the Wyoming rancher who’s fighting fracking

November 13, 2017By drew No Comments

As part of getting excited for the summit, we wanted to introduce you to some of the people who are coming. Today we’d like you to meet: Hello, I’m John Fenton from Pavillion, WY We’re fighting all of it – from the rig that is right outside the house to the basic injustice of this industry … Read More

The fight for Fort Berthold Reservation’s future

November 12, 2017By vanessa No Comments

As part of getting excited for the summit, we wanted to introduce you to some of the people who are coming. Today we’d like you to meet: Hello, I’m Lisa Deville from the Fort Berthold Reservation The Bureau of Land Management’s Waste Prevention Rule is critical to Fort Berthold’s future. For those of us who live … Read More

Fighting For a Forest, and to stop a pipeline

November 9, 2017By drew No Comments

As part of getting excited for the summit, we wanted to introduce you to some of the people who are coming. Today we’d like you to meet: Hello, I’m Becca from Pollard, Columbus, OH We’re trying to stop the Bureau of Land Management from leasing public land in Wayne National Forest to gas and oil companies … Read More

Meet a Pennsylvania farmer fighting back against fracking

November 9, 2017By vanessa No Comments

As part of getting excited for the summit, we wanted to introduce you to some of the people who are coming. Hello! I’m Jenny Lisak from Punxsutawney, PA We have several fracking fights going on in our area because, despite Pennsylvania having been deemed geologically inappropriate for injection wells, the industry is pushing really hard to get … Read More

Who’s coming to PvOG: Meet Veronica

November 3, 2017By drew No Comments

As part of getting excited for the summit, we wanted to introduce you to some of the people who are coming. Hello! I’m Veronica Coptis from Carmichaels, PA I’m Veronica and I’m working to ensure as coal declines, our community doesn’t fall for the false narrative that natural gas can fill the economic loss. It’s … Read More

Why here, why now

October 26, 2017By drew No Comments

From November 17-20, hundreds of activists, leaders, citizens and artists will gather in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to share stories, strategy, skills and plans to collaborate. Will you join us? Why now: The oil and gas industry is aggressively expanding — new pipelines, oil trains, LNG export facilities, fracked gas power plants and worse threaten our communities … Read More