“These companies are producing a significant percentage of the carbon that we use, which is destroying our planet, and we want to know what they are doing to transform their companies away from fossil fuel.”
“BP, Shell, and Total are still drilling us into a deeper climate emergency, and that has to stop before they can claim any credibility.”
Climate activists say this latest effort, even if motivated by monetary loss for BP rather than concern for the environment, is a win.
“This is a ghastly hypocrisy in the face of an existential threat to the planet."
If confirmed, Clark will lead litigation efforts for the federal government on all environmental issues and will be responsible for defending the EPA.
Companies such as ExxonMobil, BP, Sempra Energy, BG Group, Chevron, Koch Industries, and others all lobbied for H.R. 3080/S. 601.
The future of our oceans and our world depends on more international protection of our marine environments.
Seven years ago yesterday, a blowout at an ultra-deepwater well operated by British oil giant BP in the Gulf of Mexico caused an explosion on the Deepwater Horizon offshore drilling rig and ultimately led to 134 million gallons of oil spewing into the Gulf.
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