Saturday, February 4, 2023

Tag: FERC

U.S. regulator delays climate considerations for gas projects

“President Biden campaigned on bold and ambitious goals to tackle the climate crisis and environmental injustice. Supporting the push to expand gas exports and lock in decades of fossil fuel production is directly in conflict with these goals.” 

FERC, which rejected 2 gas pipelines out of 400 since 1999,...

Over the past 30 years FERC has granted permits for all but two proposed interstate gas pipelines. It is a rubber stamp agency.

Exclusive: Here are the energy companies represented by Trump’s nominee to...

The newest FERC appointees Neil Chatterjee and Rob Powelson have ties to fossil fuel companies and utilities.

Trump’s new FERC commissioner Rob Powelson accepted gifts from energy industry...

Opponents of fossil fuel infrastructure are protesting Powelson and Chatterjee’s nominations.

Rover pipeline owner disputing millions owed after razing historic Ohio home

Energy Transfer Partners finds itself embattled anew over the preservation of historic sites, this time in Ohio.

A last resort that might work: Small town votes in community...

Opposing a pipeline, residents in Waterville, Ohio, passed a new law to protect their right to clean air, water, and soil.

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How corporations hope to eviscerate workers’ right to strike

Corporations so fear this kind of worker power that they’re asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rig the scales and help them kill future strikes before they even begin.

‘Death sentence for women and families’: US court blocks domestic violence gun ban

The court ruled that the law prohibiting people with domestic violence restraining orders from owning guns "fails to pass constitutional muster," and that the ban is an outlier "that our ancestors never would have accepted."

Can the Military-Industrial Complex be tamed?

Cutting the Pentagon's budget in half would finally force the generals to think.

Department of Veteran Affairs exceeds goal of providing safe, stable homes to veterans in...

The VA permanently housed 40,401 homeless veterans.

Nearly 14,000 Nigerian farmers and fishers sue Shell for destroying their livelihoods with oil...

Individuals and institutions from two communities have filed claims against Shell, calling on the company to clean up the devastating pollution and compensate them for its effects.