Saturday, August 17, 2019

EPA Finalizes Methane Rule for New Oil and Gas Operations

A new EPA rule limits methane emissions from new oil and gas infrastructure and requires operators to submit to semi-annual or quarterly monitoring, depending on the type of operation.

Shell Oil Spill Dumps Nearly 90,000 Gallons of Crude Into Gulf

Gulf residents opposed to drilling are calling on President Obama not to open additional leases in the next Five Year Plan for the Gulf of Mexico.

Exxon’s Lawyer in Climate Science Probe Has History Helping Big Tobacco and NFL Defend...

Among other things, Wells defended the National Football League (NFL) in the infamous “Deflategate” matter as well as in litigation over the far more serious issue of concussions.

Beekeepers Lost 44% of Honey Bee Colonies Last Year

Beekeepers recently reported that this last year was the highest annual loss of bee colonies in the past six years.

Will Climate Change Make the Middle East Uninhabitable and Trigger a Mass Exodus?

It isn’t just the heat. Warming could create new dustbowls in the Middle East, making raising enough food impossible.

‘Mistaken’ Release of Glyphosate Report Raises Questions Over EPA’s Ties to Monsanto

Monsanto has vehemently denied cancer claims of its blockbuster product and has demanded a retraction of the IARC report.

Army Corps Denies Permits for Biggest Proposed Coal Export Terminal in North America

These dirty and dangerous projects will not move forward and we will strive to pursue pathways for justice for all communities as justice was upheld today.

Why Are Fish Suddenly Dying By the Millions?

In Vietnam the incidents of dead fish have become so bad that soldiers are being deployed to bury them.

Koch Brothers Struggle to Block Climate Action in State Legislatures

The Koch groups have been targeting state budgets as a vehicle to protect polluter interests, with limited success.

New Record Set for World’s Cheapest Solar

How does Dubai’s record-low solar tariff compare to the U.S.?