Thursday, June 24, 2021

Tag: big oil

Big Oil spends record millions to defeat the nation’s first carbon...

Washington state currently ranks fifth in the nation in crude oil refining capacity for making gasoline and other petroleum products.

How Big Oil dodges Facebook’s new ad transparency rules

We’ve identified 12 ad campaigns in which energy, insurance and other industries masked their sponsorship of political messages on Facebook.

‘Major victory:’ Landowner’s legal challenge halts construction of Bayou Bridge Pipeline...

"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."

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.

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As Arizona wraps up hand count of 2020 ballots, new questions about accuracy arise

The state Senate’s contractors created 15 subtotals. Outside auditors examined 10,341.

3D printing assisting with the rise of geothermal plants

President Biden plans on expanding all renewable energy sectors, including geothermal plants, as part of his Build Back Better policy.

Former deputies plead guilty to defrauding taxpayers

“Their actions do not represent the values of this organization and absolutely do not reflect upon the contributions and sacrifices of the men and women who have courageously served our country as members of our armed forces.”

Biden has a chance to oversee biggest river restoration project in US history

Removing four dams would promote salmon recovery, clean energy, agriculture and Indigenous rights.

Democrats urge Biden to continue pause of student loan payments

“The scheduled resumption of student loan payments in October could create a significant drag on our economic recovery.”