Monthly Archives: June 2016

Public hearing on gas fracking in MD draws overwhelming opposition

On the 27th of June, the MD Maryland Department of the Environment held one of three public hearings on Governor Hogan’s proposal to regulate but permit gas fracking in MD beginning in 2017 when a moratorium expires. After a “Don’t … Continue reading

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Critical Mass DC reportback for June

Critical Mass bike rides still take place here in DC, currently on the last Friday of every month. The June ride took to the streets about a half hour later than usual to give riders time to assemble after a … Continue reading

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1320 Nicholson tenants rally, meet with city officials over unpaid refunds for illegal rent hike

The landlord at 1320 Nicholson St owes but has not been paying tenants refunds for an illegal rent hike invalidated by the DC courts.Since a new management company took over the building conditions have deteriorated and this illegal rent hike … Continue reading

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Truckload of 2.8M dead bees brought to EPA in pesticide protest

On the 22nd of June, beekeepers, organic farmers, and pro-Earth actvists parked a truck carrying the bodies of 2.8 million dead bees in front of the offices of the EPA. The dead bees were from 75 hives destroyed by pesticides … Continue reading

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FERC chairman Norman Bay gets 2nd home demo-featuring Green Party Pres. Candidate Jill Stein

On the 15th of June, Beyond Extreme Energy showed up for the second time at the home of FERC chairman Norman C Bay. FERC is the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, which among other things approves the use of eminent domain … Continue reading

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March against toxic waste site prisons disrupts Bureau of Prisons, FBI, DOJ

On the 13th of June, the Toxic Prison March blockaded streets in front of the Bureau of Prisons, the FBI, and the Dept of Injustice after marching through rush hour traffic. Their primary demand was that proposed Federal supermax prisons … Continue reading

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DC’s Capitol (LGBTQ) Pride goes on in defiance of Orlando attack by Daesh

Early AM on the 12th of June, a gunman swearing alliegance to Daesh (ISIS) shot up a Gay bar in Orlando, FL, killing over 50 people and wounding over 50 more. A second attack was defeated in California when the … Continue reading

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