Category Archives: Fallon Forum

Getting Attention On Climate Change

Ed Fallon is a friend of Blog for Iowa and we support what he does with his radio program and his advocacy against oil and natural gas pipelines in Iowa. He caught the attention of Democrats in Cedar Rapids last … 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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Pipeline Protesters To Camp On Iowa Farmer’s Land

Monday Action Alert from Bold Iowa: Bold Iowa is setting up a #NoDAPL camp today with an Iowa farmer in Calhoun County, whose land was taken against her will via eminent domain to build the Dakota Access pipeline that threatens … Continue reading

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“BATs” Block Pipeline Construction

Contact: Ed Fallon, Bold Iowa Director, (515) 238-6404 or ed@fallonforum.com “BATs” Block Pipeline Construction Bold Iowa launches “Bold Action Teams” Des Moines, IA — Yesterday, Bold Iowa launched a new initiative called BATs (Bold Action Teams), aiming to stop construction along the entire … Continue reading

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The Iowans Are Fired Up

Posted on DemocraticUnderground (DU) womanofthehills journal American Indians have fired up the Iowans to stop the DACL – non violent training this Sat Sat, Sept 10 – the Iowans are gathering for non-violent training Here’s the schedule for Saturday morning … Continue reading

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Fallon Forum: Keep Fighting Bakken Pipeline

fallonforum.com Dear Friends, In the past three weeks, unlikely coalitions have stopped two pipelines: Palmetto in Georgia and Kinder Morgan in New England. These victories are very encouraging to those of us fighting to stop Bakken, and we need to … 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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Have You Blocked A Bulldozer Today?

Update from Ed Fallon about the fight to stop the Bakken Pipeline. Dear Friends, I’ve always believed we could stop the Bakken Pipeline. I still believe that. As they say in the world of opera, it ain’t over til the … Continue reading

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Is Bakken The New Keystone XL?

fallonforum.com With the Keystone Pipeline finally laid to rest, the national coalition that helped secure victory must turn its attention to the Bakken Pipeline. Don’t be fooled: Bakken is the replacement for Keystone – a fact that became crystal clear … Continue reading

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