Tag: big oil
"We have been tased, pepper sprayed, put into choke holds, and beaten with batons to stop this illegal construction that ETP was carrying out despite not having an easement for the land."
A breakdown of ALEC’s menu of policy proposals at the New Orleans conference.
"...there's really no question that more fracking would be terrible for California."
For almost two decades, Shell has pushed the same proposal to tackle climate change, which still hasn’t come to fruition.
The oil and gas industry appears primed to follow in the footsteps of the coal industry, where automation has been eating away jobs for decades.
But when one examines the fine print of the deal – and the financial benefits flowing to some of the people touting it – the effort looks much less utopian.
“If we are going to stop plastic we need to stop plastic where it starts.”
Rock Valley acted quickly to shut off water wells following the spill and plans to drain the wells and use rural water until the well water tests safe.
The deal would be worth more than the total gross domestic product of West Virginia, which was $76.8 billion in 2017.