Tag: big oil
The deal would be worth more than the total gross domestic product of West Virginia, which was $76.8 billion in 2017.
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.
The EIA conference, hosted by the federal agency that tracks energy industry trends and statistics, would focus on a decidedly different topic: the booming oil and gas industry.
Despite development objectives from tribal and environmental groups, the BLM is leasing part of Emery County for fossil fuel exploration.
The U.S. spent $26 billion a year supporting fossil fuels and scored the worst in ending support for coal mining, a pet project of President Trump.
"This scheme will put denning polar bears at risk and leave lasting scars on the fragile tundra and its vegetation, and that's before a single drill rig has been placed or length of pipeline installed."
Even when shale oil CEOs do fall, and wipe out billions in other people’s money, their falls seem to be cushioned with more cash.
All of these parks would be in danger if Trump and Zinke's drilling proposal goes ahead.