Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Tag: dirty energy

EPA moves to fight states’ power to deny dirty energy projects

The new guidelines threaten the division of state and federal authorities in order to please the fossil fuel industry.

Progressive Briefing for Wednesday, September 26

Bill Cosby sentenced to prison, UN condemns U.S. for lack of universal health care, Montana judge restores grizzly bears' protection, and more.

EPA holding its only public hearing on clean power plan repeal...

The EPA will receive online comments about its proposal and any requests for additional public meetings until Jan. 16.

Taxpayers on hook for $20 billion in dirty energy subsidies annually,...

While the rest of the world moves toward a renewable energy future, dirty energy defenders in the Trump administration are using our taxpayer dollars to promote dangerous new fossil fuel development.

Trump admin quietly pushing ‘small scale’ LNG exports that avoid environmental...

“The Trump Administration is focused on finding ways to unleash American energy."

Dirty energy giants censured for claiming natural gas is ‘cleanest’ fossil...

The constant claims that natural gas could be cleaner are helping to prevent areas of the world from making the switch to renewable sources of energy.

Environmentalists urge Democrats to join Sanders in opposing dirty energy bill

“As a nation, our job is to move away from fossil fuels toward sustainable energy and energy efficiency,” says Sanders. “This bill does the opposite.”

350+ groups oppose dirty Senate energy bill that would promote fossil...

Letter to Senator Schumer demands democratic opposition to industry-backed bill.

Get the fossil fuels out of climate policymaking

Take action today and sign the petition to create a "precedent-setting treaty mechanism" to get a behemoth industry out of the way. Help us save the planet!

Dirty energy rules a dark, dirty administration. We must resist this.

For the sake of the planet we must resist. We the People can’t let them get away with this.

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Bureau of Land Mg’t gives Big Oil permits to drill Chaco Canyon, ignores courts

This ancestral Indigenous land is now a checkerboard of state, federal, private, and Indigenous land.

‘Plasticrust’: A new form of pollution is forming on this Portuguese island

This type of pollution incorporates itself right into the rocky shoreline of the Portuguese island of Madeira.

Victory in Illinois: Coal plant found guilty of polluting groundwater with coal ash

“Today is a huge victory for Waukegan residents who have fought for years to see corporations like NRG Energy held accountable for the toxic waste that has been illegally dumped on our Lake Michigan lakefront.”

Donald Trump is America’s shadow

So we need to celebrate the heroes of freedom and decency.

Former police officer sentenced to prison for excessive force and obstruction

“Officers aren’t only expected to enforce the law in their communities, they are expected to follow it themselves.”