Thursday, June 24, 2021

Obama Ends New Coal Leases on Public Lands

The federal coal leasing program had not been updated for 30 years until Obama’s recent move to stop a majority of new coal leasing on America’s public lands.

Deputy Pleads Guilty to Beating His K-9 Partner on Video

Officer Brett Berry agreed to plead guilty to animal cruelty on the condition that the prosecutor will drop the assault charge.

What the Catastrophic Aliso Canyon Methane Leak Teaches Us About Our Addiction to Fossil...

To prevent more disasters like Aliso Canyon in California and around the country we need an emergency statewide effort to shut down facilities that lack basic safety equipment, including Aliso Canyon.

U.S. Solar Created More Jobs Than Oil And Gas Extraction

One out of every 83 jobs created in the United States over the last year was in the solar industry.

Ringling Bros. Circus Elephants To Retire By May 2016

The company announced that it will retire its elephants two years earlier than expected, much to the elation of animal rights activists.

China Bans New Coal Mines: Why Hasn’t U.S. Done the Same?

Should President Obama should use his last year in office to effectively put measures in place that keep fossil fuels in the ground?

EPA Scientists Call Foul on Fracking Study, Say Findings ‘Inconsistent With Data Presented’

Meanwhile, a new paper published Jan. 6 in the Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental and Epidemiology only emphasizes why further evaluations on fracking fluids are a must.

The People Win Over Shell in Fracking Water Withdrawal Case

In a unanimous ruling, the Appellate Division in Rochester ruled against Shell's Painted Post water withdrawal project.

The Future of Food: 16 Most Exciting Stories for 2016

Here we have selected 16 stories that represent the most exciting food trends for 2016.

During Paris Climate Summit, Obama Signed Exxon-, Koch-Backed Bill Expediting Pipeline Permits

The provision sets a specific timeline as to how long environmental reviews should take, setting the limit to just under half a year.