For Press Inquiries Contact:

Grace Warner, Media Director- (541) 808-0842/(530) 574-1105
Alex Harris, Director- (541) 324-1343
Emmalyn Garrett, Hiker (limited service)- (541) 913-2635
hikethepipe@gmail.com

Photos of the hike available at -  http://s1006.photobucket.com/user/hikethepipe/library/"

 

 

Press Release: Hundreds Rally in Coos Bay to Oppose Jordan Cove LNG Exports 

September 26, 2015

Mary Geddry- (541) 551 1492
Grace Warner- (541) 808 0842 / (530) 574 1105
Alex Harris- (541) 324 1343

Today hundreds of impacted community members and supporters from across Oregon are joining together in Coos Bay for a rally to oppose the Jordan Cove Export Terminal and Pacific Connector Pipeline. Community members are marching onto the McCullough Bridge in North Bend this afternoon, calling on Governor Kate Brown to take an active stance against the proposed export project. Paddlers in kayaks and canoes in the water are joining marchers on the bridge above, carrying signs that say “Kate Brown: Save salmon!” and “Not by land, not by sea- No LNG!”  The rally begins at noon, at Ferry Road Park in North Bend

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94.9 KUOW: Jordan Cove LNG Opponents 'Hike the Pipe'

September 8th, 2015

“People have pulled over in their vehicles as we’re walking along the side of the road and said, ‘I’m an affected landowner and I’m so in support of what you’re doing.’ They’ve handed us food and snacks outside of their windows,” she says. [Emmalyn Garrett].

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Medford Mail Tribune: Anti-LNG protesters take to the water (and the hills)

September 6th, 2015

"Local activist and Talent resident Allen Hallmark, preparing to board a sign-laden raft for the trip downriver to Shady Cove, said he rejected notions that the pipeline and terminal construction would create jobs.

“This is about corporate expansion,” said Hallmark, 72, pointing out that the project originally was designed for importing natural gas for domestic markets but now aims to export the gas overseas."

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Ashland Daily Tidings: Hikers make their way along the route of proposed pipeline

August 31st, 2015

 “I’m here to support the ban on the pipeline,” says Carol Worthington of the Greensprings. “The Pacific Connector Pipeline will disrupt a beautiful ecosystem of outstanding old growth and will definitely pollute the environment. If it leaks, there will be fire, homes will burn. It’s a crime and offers no benefit to people in America.”

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Herald & News: Pipeline protesters launch trek near Malin

August 23rd, 2015

“That’s the Ruby Pipeline coming from Wyoming,” said Ted Gleichman of the Oregon and National Sierra Club. “It’s the size of an interstate highway.”

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 Read the full news article HERE

 

KOTI-TV NBC2 new channel: 'Hike the pipe' protest starts off from Malin

 August 22nd, 2015

 "We have rivers that are being dredged, we have a bay that's being dredged."  Says hike organizer Alexander Harris.  "And at the end of the day, we're building a terminal in Coos Bay that will become the biggest source of greenhouse gas emissions in the entire state of Oregon."

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Indie GoGo Film 

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36 Inches - The No LNG Movie 

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Community Testimony Against the LNG Pipe Line

 

"Permit Denied" Youth Climate Activists Send Message to Pacific Connector

 

Eugene Weekly: Hike the Pipe to Protest LNG

August 20th, 2015

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The proposed Jordan Cove liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in Coos Bay would produce 2.1 million metric tons of CO2 a year, according to its federal environmental analysis. And the project isn’t just an LNG terminal. It’s a gas liquefaction, storage and shipping facility with a 400-megawatt natural-gas-fired plant powering four super chillers. It will all be fed by a 36-inch-wide 232-mile natural gas pipeline extending halfway across Oregon. 

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Public News Service: A Big, Long Protest of a Big, Long Pipeline

August 20th, 2015

MALIN, Ore. - A 230-mile gas pipeline means a 230-mile protest for those who oppose the Pacific Connector liquefied natural gas export line that could be built through southern Oregon.

Read/Listen to the full story HERE 

 

Statesmen Journal: Opponents of LNG pipeline plan hike to highlight issues

 August 19th, 2015

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Opponents of a proposed pipeline across southwestern Oregon to carry natural gas to Coos Bay for export are planning a 232-mile hike highlight issues with the route.

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The Portland Mercury: 232-Mile 'Hike the Pipe' to Protest LNG Pipeline Starts Saturday

August 19th, 2015

A group of kids—many from Oregon—who're suing the Obama administration for continuing to burn fossil fuels and generally screw up the planet cited a proposed liquid natural gas pipeline planned for development in Coos Bay as one of their main concerns. If completed, the Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline and Jordan Cove Energy Project, which would be the first LNG pipeline in Oregon, will be the largest producer of CO2 in the state by 2020.

Read the full article HERE

 

The World: Protest Planned Along Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline Route

August 17th, 2015

 

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JPR Interview: LNG Opponents Prepare to "Hike the Pipe"

August 5th, 2015

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The opponents of the Jordan Cove liquified natural gas (LNG) export terminal and pipeline are willing to go a long way to press their case.  232 miles, in fact. 

 

KBOO Radio Interview on Hike the Pipe!

July 29th, 2015

Listen to the story HERE

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No LNG rally, May 2015, Salem, OR.

 

Envision Article: Oregonians Call Fight Against Proposed LNG Pipe Line "Essential"

June 11th, 2015

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The Southern Oregon landscape is rich in forest reserves, rivers and rolling hills of green Douglas Fir trees–characteristic of the state. Ashland resident Ron Schaaf owns 160 acres of rural timber land covered with many such trees in the western portion of the small Oregon town.

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