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Mon Jan 23 200611 Indicted in Latest Round of FBI Environmental Witch Hunt
Mon Jan 23 2006Indictments in Environment and Animal Liberation Cases Include Recent Arrestees
On Friday, January 20th, the Justice Department announced that 11 individuals were being charged in a 65 count indictment handed down by a Eugene, Oregon grand jury. The indictment charged the individuals with a series of arsons, sabotage and vandalism that were claimed by the Earth Liberation Front and the Animal Liberation Front, between 1996 and 2001. The FBI has called these actions terrorism. The indictment includes further charges against some recent arrestees.
The government says that this alleged cell, which supposedly called itself "the family," was involved in more than 15 incidents across five states, included arsons or attempted arsons at U.S. Forest Service Ranger Stations, animal holding facilities, lumber companies and timber farms, the Vail Ski Resort, and the Eugene, Oregon Police Department.
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CA Supreme Court Rules Delta Tunnels Surveys Can Go Forward Saturday Jul 23rd 5:26 PM
Youth Protest Klamath River Water Pollution (1 comment) Friday Jul 22nd 10:29 AM
Court Rules Lawsuit Over Point Reyes Management Plan Can Move Forward Wednesday Jul 20th 2:40 PM
Nonviolent Protest at Mendocino Redwoods Company Mill in Ukiah Monday Jul 18th 5:36 PM
Sacramento Activists Hold Vigil to Remember 47 Killed in Lac-Mégantic (1 comment) Saturday Jul 16th 4:23 PM
Rally in the Redwoods July 16 Thursday Jul 14th 10:09 PM
Farming Community Rallies in Sacramento to Demand Protections from Agricultural Pesticides Tuesday Jul 12th 3:36 PM
Governor Jerry Brown in talks with Big Oil over carbon trading program Tuesday Jul 12th 8:26 AM
New Report Documents 74% Decline in Monarch Butterflies Overwintering in Coastal CA (2 comments) Sunday Jul 10th 3:46 AMMore Local News...
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Conservationists Urge Increased Protections of Silky Sharks at International Meeting Monday Jul 25th 10:19 AM
EPA Approved Pesticide Products Without Accounting for Dangers of Chemical Mixture Wednesday Jul 20th 2:46 PM
In 1988, Kurt Vonnegut Writes a Letter to People Living in 2088, Giving 7 Pieces of Advice Wednesday Jul 20th 10:36 AM
Historic Petition Calls on Obama Admin to Halt All New Fossil Fuel Leases on Federal Land Tuesday Jul 12th 3:50 PM
Four Years Struggle, Three Years Boycott, Sakuma Finally Ready to Negotiate (1 comment) Friday Jul 8th 4:50 PM
“Are Black Farmers in 2016 the New Dred Scott of 1857?” Thursday Jul 7th 9:37 AM
Policia asesina a activista y periodista de radio comunitaria en Oaxaca (1 comment) Wednesday Jun 29th 11:23 AM
Community radio journalist and activist killed by police in Oaxaca (1 comment) Wednesday Jun 29th 11:20 AM
Obama Administration Permitted 1,200 Offshore Fracks in Gulf of Mexico Tuesday Jun 28th 5:20 PMMore Global News...
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Justin Vineyards criticized for clear-cutting oaks (2 comments) Saturday Jun 11th 4:06 PM
Obama Administration Reportedly Lifting Moratorium on California Offshore Fracking Friday May 27th 2:57 PM
38 Arguments Against TTIP Monday May 9th 6:08 AM
Animals Birds Burning Alive In Alberta Largest Evacuation In Canadian History Friday May 6th 8:35 AM
TTIP and CETA Must Be Prevented (1 comment) Thursday May 5th 11:53 AM
Oil Industry Continues Efforts to “Buy” California’s Electoral System Wednesday May 4th 3:01 PM
We Can Phase Out Fossil Fuels Within a Decade, Study Says Wednesday Apr 20th 10:32 AM
Orangutans Fleeing Palm Oil Deforestation Saturday Apr 9th 12:28 PM
Scientists Recommend Immediate Action to Combat Changes To West Coast Seawater Chemistry Friday Apr 8th 5:33 PMOpen Newswire...
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