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Meet the money and people fueling the contested Bayou Bridge Pipeline

Here are the interests pushing Bayou Bridge despite the substantial public opposition.

Elizabeth Warren condemns Trump’s plan to expand offshore drilling

"This handout to Big Oil executives puts short-term corporate profits ahead of the long-term health and livelihood of America’s coastal families and ignores the growing threat posed by climate change."

New York City files suit to hold fossil fuel companies responsible...

The announcement marks "a watershed in corporate accountability for climate change" taking the necessary steps to purge funds from the fossil fuel industry.

US Bank declares end to oil and gas pipeline loans –...

Environmentalists hoped that this was a chance for U.S. Bank to end its dealings with Energy Transfer Partners. It looks like this isn’t the case.

How Northwest communities are stopping big oil projects

Last week, a Washington state energy panel voted unanimously to oppose what would be the nation’s largest oil-by-rail terminal.

Congress works with Big Oil on letter suggesting anti-pipeline activists face...

“Corporations and their governmental enablers are desperate to silence dissent every way they can.”

Company behind gas rig explosion in Louisiana was sued for degrading...

What do we know about this company and its history in the state?

Oil rig explodes in Louisiana: 7 injured, 1 missing

The rescued crew members are being treated at local hospitals and a search is underway for the missing man.

Top Trump official for pipeline safety profits from selling oil spill...

Pearce's company was awarded three different federal contracts and provided waste disposal equipment to the Department of Defense.

Why one Native family is donating their fracking proceeds to benefit...

A new fund will support deeply researched investigative journalism that reports on critical issues in Indian Country.

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This California city just arrested people for trying to feed the homeless

Fines and jail terms cannot solve homelessness.

Rep. Gabbard speaks truth to power about the real reason North Korea has nukes

Tulsi Gabbard, Democratic congresswoman from Hawaii, is courageous and tells it like it is.

The world according to Trump

“Trump administration’s foolish and self-defeating decision to abdicate the United States’ global influence — something that has taken more than 70 years to build.”

Scientific studies conclude neonicotinoids damage bee populations

What if honeybee health was greatly affected by commonly used pesticides, causing colonies to die en masse?

Bannon & Trump deserve each other — divisive, grandstanding demagogues at each other’s throat

However very similar yet very different, two warring demagogues threaten law, order, civility, trust and the good will still clinging to the American experiment.

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