Croatan Earth First! takes action against fracking!

http://www.croatanearthfirst.com

As we speak, members of Croatan Earth First! and participants from our Piedmont Direct Action Camp are locked together, barricading North Carolina’s Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) building in downtown Raleigh. Providing physical, active resistance against fracking in North Carolina, CEF! has chosen DENR for an action as they are responsible for helping legalize fracking, and will be responsible for regulating it. They have also hired a corrupt Mining Commission board, filled with gas and oil representatives. We are letting them know that this farce won’t stand! No compromise in defense of Mother Earth!

In addition, a sizeable demonstration is being held around the lock down, with several large banners, signs, literature, etc. Police are actively clearing the site, and have closed off the road, labeling the entire block a crime site. Press is being prevented from approaching the site, but we’ve managed a few pictures in the meantime.

Keep posted for more information and pictures as the day unfolds, and our tireless eco-warriors put their bodies on the line for the future of clean water and all species in our bioregion!

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