Tuesday, May 17, 2022

How the Koch machine quietly pushed for the Dakota Access Pipeline and stands to...

Dakota Access appears poised to line the pocketbooks of Koch Industries, which funnels millions of dollars to his own employer.

California cop under investigation after punching teen on video

“This incident, like any use of force incident involving a Hemet Police Officer is taken seriously and will be thoroughly investigated.”

To Save Water, This Woman Is Running Marathons on Every Continent

Mina Guli has already run some 430 miles toward her goal to raise awareness of the global water scarcity crisis.

Big data, big oil and white supremacy: Unveiling the dark forces behind Trump’s 2020...

In his new solo performance piece “The Truth Has Changed,” the “Gasland” director raises an alarm: The Democrats are ill-prepared for Trump’s oncoming misinformation campaign.

With tribal blessing, Louisiana activist buys land in path of proposed Bayou Bridge pipeline

“Not only do we now have the blessing of the Atakapa-Ishak Nation to carry on protecting the water on this land, but we also have a growing list of neighbors who are ready to assist in the fight to stop the pipeline.” 

Dimock, PA Lawsuit Trial-Bound as Study Links Fracking to Water Contamination in Neighboring County

A major class action lawsuit was recently filed in a District Court and pits plaintiffs in Dimock, PA against big oil and gas. This case could be key in determining whether "frackers," who contaminate drinking water, can be held accountable under federal law.

Sea turtles are mistaking plastic pollution for food

"Research like this helps us understand what sea turtles are eating, and whether certain kinds of plastic are being ingested more than others."
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TransCanada may abandon Energy East tar sands pipeline

"Transcanada may abandon its #energyeast pipeline because it doesn't want to confront the climate implications."

US Fish and Wildlife precludes listing of monarch butterfly on Endangered Species Act; remains...

While the monarch butterfly remains a candidate for the list, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service found listing actions for 161 species on the National Listing Workplan a higher priority.