Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Tag: environment

Pipeline that exploded in Pennsylvania part of push to build fracking-reliant...

The 24” diameter pipeline responsible for the blast had gone into service just seven days earlier.

Climate change supercharges Hurricane Florence as 1.5 million evacuate in Carolinas...

People up and down the coast are preparing for extreme flooding and what the National Hurricane Center is calling a “life-threatening storm surge.”

As 1.5 million flee Hurricane Florence, worries grow over half dozen...

"Flooding-prone Brunswick Nuclear Plant among rickety old Fukushima-style reactors in likely path of Hurricane Florence."

Avenue Capital’s plans to revive West’s largest coal-fired power plant spark...

Members of the Navajo nation traveled from Arizona to Avenue Capital Group’s offices in New York City to push for a 2019 closure of the Navajo Generating Station (NGS), near Page, Arizona.

Rise for Climate: Tens of thousands march in San Francisco calling...

The protest came just days before the start of the Global Climate Action Summit being organized by California Governor Jerry Brown.

‘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."

Pipeline spills more than 8,000 gallons of jet fuel into Indiana...

This is the second pipeline spill to impact an Indiana waterway within the past six months.

We can no longer afford a fossil fuel economy

The costs of not acting are high. The benefits of investing in a clean energy economy would be widespread. We need to keep building the movement.

How Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanaugh could return US policy to...

“Judge Kavanaugh isn't anti-environmental, but he tends to be anti-agency."

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Below the surface of ICE: The corporations profiting from immigrant detention

Activists are targeting the companies that make ICE run.

A vision of an America after its entry into a new, Age of Enlightenment

This is a new America, one that once was destined for greatness and found the ways to achieve it.

Kavanaugh accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, willing to testify before Senate: Attorney

"She's willing to do whatever it takes to get her story forth."

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