Monthly Archives: February 2014

50K petitions demanding action against surface coal mine pollution delivered to Dept of the Interior

On the 27th of February, over 50,00 signatures gathered by the West Virginia CARE Campaign were delivered to the US Dept of the Interior demanding intervention against West Virginia’s failed coal mining/water pollution regulatory agencies. http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=25d_1393537541 Speakers at a presentation … Continue reading

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USDA deer killers return to Rock Creek Park on Feb 24

On the 24th of February, 46 days after they were last seen in Rock Creek Park, the USDA’s “wildlife services” snipers were found in the park shooting deer or attempting to do so. Video including stuck WS golf cart In … Continue reading

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Hundreds march in Baltimore against proposed Cove Point LNG export terminal

On the 20th of February, hundreds of people from all over Maryland marched on the Baltimore offices of the MD Public Service Commission to demand a rejection of the proposed conversion of the old Cove Point LNG import terminal into … Continue reading

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Sea Shepherd protests “Cove” dolphin slaughter at Japanese Embassy

On Valentine’s Day, Feb 14, 2014, Sea Shepherd showed up in front of the Embassy of Japan, demanding that Japanese fisherman in Taji release the hundreds of dolphins they have penned up in the infamous cove featured in the movie … Continue reading

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Pesticide protesters dressed as honeybees visit Home Depot

On the 12th of February, honeybee protection advocates dresses as bees showed up in front of the Home Depot on Rhode Island Ave. Video of the “bees” at Home Depot The activists tried to get Home Depot to accept their … Continue reading

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Feb drone vigil shuts down CIA entrance

On the 8th of February, antiwar protesters staged their 16th monthly antidrone bombing vigil at the CIA’s headquarters Dolly Madison Boulevard entrance. As usual, the CIA shut down that entrance. Assuming 3-4 hours shut down per vigil, that’s 48-64 hours … Continue reading

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Metro rate hike,employee background checks draw protest

Metro’s riders are fed up with fare hikes and shit service. Metro employees are fed up with low wages and growing discrimination, especially a new policy of retroactive enforcement of a “no conviction record” policy. On the 6th of February, … Continue reading

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