SOPTV special on LNG fight to air May 13th

On March 11, 2016, the same day the FERC issued their order on the Jordan Cove Project, four of of our No LNG contingent (Bob Barker, Bill Gow, Emmalyn Garrett and Jody McCaffree) were just getting ready to go into the studio in Ashland and tape the following show.  Jody reports that:  “It was really hard to do the show after just hearing the news that FERC had denied Jordan …continue…

PRESS RELEASE- FERC Rejects LNG Project in Coos Bay

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: For additional information contact: Deb Evans [541] 601-4748, or Stacey McLaughlin [541] 860-8307 FERC Agrees with Southern Oregon Property Owners, Rejects Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Project and Pipeline in Coos Bay, Oregon!   Coos Bay, Or. – Southern Oregon property owners and conservation interests alike celebrated the surprise news announced today by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) that it was denying plans for what would have …continue…

DENIED! The Fight Against Jordan Cove Has Ended!!!

“The Commission denies Pacific Connector’s and Jordan Cove’s proposals.” – FERC March 11, 2016 The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, a.k.a. FERC, rejected the Pacific Connector/Jordan Cove permit request today. This is the first such proposal ever rejected by FERC. It is a tribute to the passion of local anti-pipeline activists like Deb Evans, Hannah Sohl, Rogue Riverkeepers and many more. This will make national news. Local activists marched the length of …continue…

Healthy Climate Act Press Release

For Immediate Release, Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016                 For more information, please contact: Hannah Sohl, Rogue Climate, 541-840-1065, hannah@rogueclimate.org Jenny Holmes, Oregon Interfaith Power and Light, jholmes@emoregon.org, 503-309-0973 Maggie Talmadge, Coalition of Communities of Color, Maggie@CoalitionCommunitiesColor.org, 718-697-0021   Extraordinary Broad Coalition of Grassroots Voices Calls on Oregon Legislature to Pass Comprehensive “Healthy Climate Act” in This Session Over 500 Businesses, Faith Leaders, Farmers and Ranchers, and Groups from Communities of Color …continue…

Deb and Ron’s Letter of Support of SB 1574

On February 2nd, HOFO traveled to Salem and testified in favor of SB 1574, the Healthy Climate Act at the Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee.   HOFO’s full testimony explaining many of the reasons why we need to act on Climate now can be found HERE. This testimony, as well as others from across the state, helped move SB 1574 out of the Senate Committee on Feb 9th and it …continue…

36 Inches | Understanding the Jordan Cove Energy Project

This video gives a great synopsis of the dangers of the Jordan Cove Project. Please watch. Visit www.36inchesmovie.com for more info! Also, check them out on facebook And follow them on twitter Please follow and like us:

Same old story: looming disaster, hero, long shot at redemption by Diarmuid

The climate of our planet has flipped. Drought, fire and extreme storms are upon us. If we continue to pump more greenhouse gases into the atmosphere, human civilization as we have known it for the past 8,000 years could collapse. But a hero has come forward to lead a last ditch fight against despair and devastation. Or maybe not. Am I am just imagining a summertime blockbuster movie? Please deposit …continue…