Tuesday, September 29, 2020

EPA allowing widespread use of unapproved pesticides, study finds

“The chronic abuse of the emergency approval process has created a shortcut for pesticide companies looking to gain backdoor approval for use of harmful pesticides.”

The pipeline protest before Standing Rock

Last year’s water protectors garnered worldwide attention, but several pipeline fights – such as the Enbridge Sandpiper pipeline victory – got little public notice.

There is no planet B: Vote like the planet depends on it

"If you're a climate voter, get out there and VOTE – but if you can, don't stop there. Take action like the planet depends on it. Because it does."

‘First protest in space’ slams Trump

”Look at that you son of a bitch.“

Fracking wastewater may trigger earthquakes for decades even after operations cease

"That has some very interesting and I think important consequences for how we understand the hazard posed by oilfield wastewater disposal."

2017 was the hottest year on record for oceans

"Plastic is one of the biggest threats in the ocean at the moment, I would say, apart from climate change,"

Goldman Sachs becomes first major American bank to prohibit Arctic oil financing

“Goldman Sachs is right to recognize that destroying the Arctic Refuge would be bad business. We hope other American banks will follow their lead.”

5 Virginia officials involved in regulating Dominion Energy are invested in the company

According to financial disclosures, four of them directly own stock in the company, while the wife of a fifth official works for Dominion.

Pipeline Owned By the Company Behind Dakota Access Leaks 55,000 Gallons of Gasoline

Sunoco spills crude more often than any of its competitors and has had more than 200 leaks since 2010.

Organic farms are under attack from agribusiness, weakened standards

For agrarian justice, family-scale organic farms deserve our support.