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About Us

Three Rivers Rising Tide was formed as the Shadbush Environmental Justice Collective in  spring of 2010 out of a desire to develop a more radical response to the climate crisis and environmental injustice as they manifest in Pittsburgh and throughout our region.  The Shadbush Collective organized actions, educational events, trainings, and published literature for more… Read more »

  • Pittsburghers Take to the Streets to Confront Fracking Industry

    Pittsburghers and the people of surrounding communities were justifiably irate when President Trump claimed to “represent Pittsburgh” as he renounced the Paris Climate Accord. On behalf of the city and the region, our elected officials, private citizens, and civic institutions answered him with essentially the same message: “Not in Our Name!” This past Monday and… Read more »

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    March and Rally Against Fracking Conferences in Pittsburgh

    The week of June 20, two major petrochemical conferences will be descending on Pittsburgh. The Northeast US Petrochemical Construction Conference will meet at Station Square for the first half of the week and the DUG East Conference will be held at the Convention Center the second half of the week. The fracking companies are doubling… Read more »

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    UPDATE: 6 People arrested at TD Bank #NoDAPL Protest

    UPDATE [5:50am EST 11.22.16] After being held in jail for more than 21 hours all six TD Bank protestors have been released on own recognizance after their charges were set. Thank you for donating to support the action of these incredible women- please continue to donate and share as the action does not stop until… Read more »

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    Young Women Shut Down TD Bank, Call for Divestment of the Dakota Access Pipeline

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Chris Pilewski, 412-953-3355, cmpilewski@gmail.com   Perry Wheeler, 301-675-8766, perry.wheeler@greenpeace.org Young Women Shut Down TD Bank, Call for Divestment of the Dakota Access Pipeline   Philadelphia, PA- Three women locked down outside of TD Bank Monday morning at 1500 John F Kennedy Boulevard in Center City Philadelphia, blocking the entrance and halting… Read more »

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    Pittsburghers Stand with Standing Rock, Say No to the Dakota Access Pipeline

    Hundreds rally, shut down traffic in downtown Pittsburgh in show of support for Red Warrior and Sacred Stone Camps Pittsburgh—More than 150 Pittsburghers came together in downtown Pittsburgh on Thursday afternoon to show support for the Standing Rock Sioux who protecting their homes, land, and sacred sites from being destroyed by the construction of the… Read more »

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    PGH Solidarity with Standing Rock Sioux Uprising #NoDAPL

    Join us as we stand in solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux Nation who is fighting the proposed Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL). When: Thursday, September 15th- 4:00PM Where: William S. Moorhead Federal Building, Liberty and Grant St. Since April the Sioux Nation and other indigenous communities have been blocking the construction of the proposed pipeline,… Read more »

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    Donate to the Trump Rally Legal Defense Fund!

    On April 13th 2016, our friends Lisa, Shea and Maxx were arrested near a Donald Trump rally at the David L Lawrence Convention Center in downtown Pittsburgh. All three are charged with felony aggravated assault and felony riot; Maxx and Shea are additionally charged with resisting arrest. They are all out of jail and in… Read more »

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    Pittsburghers Disrupt ALEC Dinner at Heinz Hall to Stand up for Democracy

    Disruption comes in advance of major rally outside ALEC Spring Task Force Summit PITTSBURGH—Two dozen Pittsburghers stormed into the American Legislative Exchange Council’s (ALEC) Spring Task Force Summit meeting on Thursday evening, disrupting the lobbying group’s Board of Directors Dinner.  While ALEC’s Summit is taking place at the Omni-William Penn, the dinner was held a… Read more »

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    DumpTrump highlight video!

    Stop Trump Actions Pittsburgh April 2016 from Chris Mason on Vimeo.

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    Stand Up to Donald Trump in Western PA

    Donald Trump continues to to raise the bar on racist rhetoric with attacks on immigrant, Latin@, Black, and Muslim communities. He has declared war on women, denies the impacts of climate change and fossil fuel extraction, and is anti-worker’s rights. Trump’s record of hate speech, inciting fear, violence, and bigotry goes on and on. Trump’s… Read more »