How Corporations and Law Enforcement Are Spying on Environmentalists
Date Written: 2015-04-10
Year Published: 2015
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX17524
In August 2010, the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Domestic Terrorism Analysis Unit distributed an intelligence bulletin to all field offices warning that environmental extremism would likely become an increasing threat to the energy industry. The eight-page document argued that, even though the industry had encountered only low-level vandalism and trespassing, recent "criminal incidents" suggested that environmental extremism was on the rise.