Category Archives: Ed Fallon

Ed Fallon, Bold Iowa And The Dakota Access Pipeline

Ed Fallon lives and works in Des Moines and has long been a friend of Blog for Iowa. Here’s an update on Ed’s current activities from an interview conducted last week via email. We noticed you are affiliated with Bold … Continue reading

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Dakota Access Motion To Dismiss Denied

DAPL update from Ed Fallon: To those who say, “The fight against the Dakota Access pipeline is over, so just move on,” we pipeline fighters and water protectors say, “Not so fast!” Tuesday, the Iowa Supreme Court sided with nine … Continue reading

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How Many Will Sign The Pledge Of Resistance?

Action Alert from Ed Fallon Dear Friends, I hate being confined, trapped, imprisoned. I’d rather beat myself to a pulp walking across continents than spend time behind bars. But the hour has come in the fight to stop the Bakken … Continue reading

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This Week On The Fallon Forum: IUB And The Seven Minutes

Dear Friends, Governor Branstad’s appointees to the Iowa Utilities Board (IUB) — Geri Huser, Nick Wagner and Libby Jacobs — should be ashamed of themselves. Sure, it was clear all along that Branstad had stacked the deck in favor of … Continue reading

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This Week On The Fallon Forum

**Update and Correction: The Iowa Utilities Board does meet Wednesday, March 9th at 9:00 a.m., but that meeting is closed to the public. They will be making their decision entirely behind closed doors. The IUB will announce their Bakken permitting … Continue reading

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Steak Not Cake

Dear Friends, This weekend, I attended a most incredible, eclectic gathering of around 2,000 farmers, rednecks and environmentalists. People arrived via pick-up truck, Prius and Harley. They came to support Lee County landowners fighting to stop the Bakken pipeline. If … Continue reading

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Fallon Forum: Ostrich Society

Dear Friends, The propensity of humans to pretend all is well when it’s not is hardly new. Look back 2,600 years, when Jeremiah warned Israel of impending doom at the hands of Nebuchadnezzar, only to be ridiculed and ignored. Closer … Continue reading

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Fallon Forum Fair Fun And Foibles

Dear Friends, (Check out and “like” my Facebook Page for pics, videos and impressions of the presidential candidates . . . and for updates on my exploits with chickens and organic gardening). “Hey kids! Forget the pony rides. This year, … Continue reading

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Bakken News From Ed Fallon

Dear Friends, Good news in the battle to stop the Bakken Oil Pipeline! Landowners and attorneys have formed the Private Property Rights Coalition (PPRC) to take the fight to the courts. PPRC’s lawsuit maintains that “the Iowa Utilities Board has … Continue reading

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Pledge To Mobilize

Dear Friends, America urgently needs a heroic, collective response to climate change. We need the kind of mission-driven national mobilization that fired-up our country during World War II. A new initiative called the Pledge to Mobilize gives people a clear … Continue reading

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