Friday, August 17, 2018

Tag: big oil

ALEC Sets the table for gerrymandering, union busting, protecting fossil fuels,...

A breakdown of ALEC’s menu of policy proposals at the New Orleans conference.

Bureau of Land Management proposes fracking on 1.6 million acres of...

"...there's really no question that more fracking would be terrible for California."

What #ShellKnew and how it was used to stall international climate...

For almost two decades, Shell has pushed the same proposal to tackle climate change, which still hasn’t come to fruition.

Rise of the machines: Fracking execs plan profits by using automation...

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.

Oil companies and lobbyists say they’re ready to solve climate change....

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.

Why women from Asia are confronting US fracking: Oil extraction equals...

“If we are going to stop plastic we need to stop plastic where it starts.”

Derailed train spills 230,000 gallons of crude into flooded Iowa river

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.

$83 billion West Virginia petrochemical deal with China on skids due...

The deal would be worth more than the total gross domestic product of West Virginia, which was $76.8 billion in 2017.

The risky business of government-run pipelines

The project has always been about business – and this is something the Canadian government must quickly recognize if it’s going to create value for Canadians.

New investigation pins Koch brothers to ‘anti-transit canvassing campaigns’

While the development of public transit is seen by many as "positive for both impoverished communities and the environment," it hurts the Koch brothers' bottom line.

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Native American water protector becomes first to be sentenced to time in federal prison...

Seven Native Americans face felony charges, while hundreds of others still face lesser charges for their role in the fight against the Dakota Access pipeline.

How a small town in Iowa freed local workers from ICE detention

It was the largest Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raid in the state since 2008.

Sheriff resigns after arrested for conspiracy to sell drugs and extortion

After residing in jail over the weekend, Tallahatchie County Sheriff William Brewer resigned as sheriff ahead of his court appearance on Tuesday.

The albatross wrapped around America’s neck

It is truly time for change in America but how can we make this happen?

Military cover-Up? 100s of migrants feared dead in mass grave at AZ’s Barry Goldwater...

It is believed that there are hundreds, if not more, individual human remains still there on the bombing range, but the federal government is not allowing anybody on to search for these individuals.

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