FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 10:00 a.m. CT, Thursday, February 16, 2016 Contact: Ed Fallon, Bold Iowa Director, (515) 238-6404 or firstname.lastname@example.org Bold Stands With Landowners in Next Court Battle Group supports landowners bringing eminent domain fight to Iowa Supreme Court Des Moines, IA — In response to the ruling yesterday by Polk County District Judge Jeffrey Farrell, Bold Iowa expressed […]
On Wednesday, Feb. 22, Bold Action Teams (BATs) will mobilize for direct action across Iowa, targeting officials and businesses that have aided and abetted construction of the Dakota Access pipeline. WHY: The Dakota Access pipeline isn’t finished. Politicians, public officials and businesses who’ve supported it need to hear that the pipeline is wrong for Iowa […]
Bold Iowa Responds to Army Corps of Engineers Unprecedented Order Canceling Environmental Review of Dakota Access Pipeline
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Feb. 7, 2017 Contact: Ed Fallon, Bold Iowa, 515-238-6404, email@example.com Bold Iowa Responds to Army Corps of Engineers Unprecedented Order Canceling Environmental Review of Dakota Access Pipeline Bold Alliance has so far collected 10,000+ comments from citizens opposed to pipeline for inclusion in Army Corps’ Environmental Impact Statement Des Moines — Citing President Trump’s […]
(Bold Iowa director Ed Fallon recently visited with water protectors, environmentalists and others fighting the Sabal Trail Pipeline in Florida.) “Water is Life!” A cry started in the fight against the Dakota Access pipeline has become a national rallying cry in the growing movement to beat-back Big Oil. Pipeline fights across the country have now brought the reality […]
Dear Friends, For me, the week that Lyssa Wade and I spent at Standing Rock was a life-changing experience. If you missed any of my daily blog posts, you can read them here: Day 1: Our Arrival Day 2: Surviving the Blizzard Day 3: Building Standing Rock Day 4: Dakota Access’ Smiling Faces Day 5: […]
Arrestees to Plead “Not Guilty” to Trespassing on Iowa Farmer’s Land Taken by Eminent Domain for Dakota Access
WATCH: Bold Iowa nonviolent action to stop construction on Dakota Access on Iowa farmer Shirley Gerjets’ land on Oct. 29, where eight Water Protectors invited onto Shirley’s land were arrested. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Nov. 9, 2016 Contact: Ed Fallon, Bold Iowa: 515-238-6404, firstname.lastname@example.org Three Arrested Stopping Dakota Access Construction on Iowa Landowner’s Property Taken […]
Bold Iowa director Ed Fallon has been meeting with, working with and advocating for landowners living along the Dakota Access pipeline route in Iowa for the past 18 months. Below is some documentation of their stories of construction violations and eminent domain abuse. Join our nonviolent direct actions to stop construction on the pipeline: Sign […]
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Iowa’s political landscape is dominated by extreme ideas and policies that protect big business and special interests. We need leaders and ideas that instead focus on protecting our families, our land, our water and our liberty. We, the people of Iowa, deserve and demand better. We owe it to our founders and to future generations. We owe it to our fertile fields and life-giving waters.