Piedmont Earth First!:

Latest update, bail funds are needed to put towards the 10 friends arrested including the documentarian/press who was taken by police as protesters were leaving. The site was blockaded for 5 hours. Bail is at least over $5,000. Go here to donate: https://www.wepay.com/donations/9881

View from the top of the monopod structure blocking the site.

View from the top of the monopod structure blocking the site.

Originally posted on Earth First! Newswire:

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Following the annual winter Earth First! rendezvous Green Hunter Fracking Waste Storage Facility in New Matamoras, Ohio has been Shut Down and Blockaded.  10 confirmed arrests, with monopod preventing operations at facility.  Please consider making a donation to bail funds.  

For lives updates visit our friends at Appalachia Resist!  More photos can be found here. 

In an unprecedented show of unity against the extraction industry, members of  Appalachia Resist!Tar Sands BlockadeRadical Action for Mountain Peoples’ Survival (RAMPS), Keystone Blockade, a coalition of indigenous leaders including representatives from No Line 9 and the Unis’tot’en CampGreat Plains Tar Sands Resistance, and Earth First! chapters from across the country have gathered in Southern Ohio to blockade and shut down Greenhunter fracking waste water storage facility.  This is the latest in an ongoing and escalating campaign of resistance to the dangerous and exploitative resource extraction industry…

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