Check out a very incomplete calendar of summer activism below, starting in late Spring. Apologies for mostly just tracking the US!
May 24th, West Virginia: Pro-mountain activists board coal barge and blockade strip mine haul road.
May 28th, Charleston, West Virginia: Women from across Appalachia shave their heads on statehouse steps, in silent solidarity with their mountains.
May 31st, Pennsylvania: ‘Save the Riverdale Mobile Home Park’ blockade begins, to save mobile home community from fracking industry invasion
June 6th, Washington, DC: 22 Appalachian heroes peacefully sit in four Congressional offices
June 14th - 17th, Columbus, Ohio: “Don’t Frack Ohio.” Anti-Fracking activists unite for mega quake of people power & training
June 30th - July 4th, Philadelphia, PA: Occupy National Gathering
July 13th-15th, Ohio: Anti-fracking Action Camp
July 23rd, Salt Lake City, Utah, Plans are afoot to give ALEC quite a welcome, at their annual meeting
July 25th, West Virginia: “Mountain Mobilization” A mass direct action to shut down a mountaintop removal site
July 28-29th, Denton, Texas: Tar Sands Blockade Training
July 29th, Burlington, Vermont: Giant Human Oil Spill at New England Governors Conference
Aug 1st, North America: Day of Action Against Canadian Mega Resource Extraction
August 9th-12th, Vermont, Climate Justice Direct Action Camp
August 12th-20th, Montana: Coal Export Action. 1 whole week of civil disobedience to stop coal export mining
Aug 25-27th, New York: “Don’t Frack New York” Details to be released soon.
September 27th, Moab, Utah: Women’s Congress for Future Generations