By Janet Weil In solidarity with the Indigenous-led week of action in Washington, DC, #PeopleVsFossilFuels, XRPDX rebels and allies from 350PDX assembled at the Federal Building in downtown Portland on Tuesday, October 12. The theme … Read more
By Janet Weil and Lynn Spitaleri Handlin August 13: #DefundLine3! Stop the Money Pipeline! XRPDX rebels took to the streets to challenge the banks that are irresponsibly funding fossil fuel infrastructure projects, including the Bank … Read more
On July 12th, scores of climate justice activists turned out on Hawthorne Street to pressure Chase, Bank of America, and Wells Fargo to stop funding tar sands pipeline projects, especially Line 3. Indigenous activists spoke at a rally prior to the march which also featured music by XR activist, Wendy Emerson.
On Monday, June 21st, Extinction Rebellion PDX joined a coalition of more than 15 local environmental organizations to deliver another 2000 signatures to City Council asking them to deny the Land Use Compatibility Statement (LUCS) … Read more
An incredible action. When we headed back to the blockade site this morning, there were still 4 people locked to the boat blocking the road into the site. A few people across the road stayed overnight to provide some support. Activists with a lot of direct action experience and skills, and those with little or none, all worked together beautifully.
On a bright sunny Friday morning, activists fighting climate catastrophe gathered in Cully Park, in the largest numbers since the pandemic struck last year. 350PDX provided bright sunflower umbrellas while newly vaccinated comrades greeted each other with hugs. On the 5-year anniversary of the Mosier train derailment, we were there to tell the media and the City of Portland to deny the Land Use Compatibility Statement that Zenith Energy needs to get an air quality permit from the Department of Environmental Quality.
A group of XR rebels held 2 large banners and passed out flyers in front of the Federal Building in downtown Portland, to support the national Extinction Rebellion push to have President Biden declare a … Read more
In many respects, our second performance on Friday, March 12 proceeded as our first on Monday, March 8, but we had quite a few more actors this time, which made the performance all the more … Read more
On St. Patrick’s Day, March 17th, people from several local organizations organized by Cedar.Green (formerly Stop Zenith Collaborative), gathered at the stinky, polluting, ever-expanding Zenith Energy site. We then ran a car caravan, led by … Read more
Valentine’s Day message delivered! On Friday, February 19th the caravan starting at the Zenith site processed through the city to City Hall to deliver one more message to Stop the Zenith fossil fuel infrastructure. There … Read more