Friday, August 12, 2022

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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Exploring the mindsets of typical, fanatical Trump supporters: part 3

This kind of subservient attitude and blind loyalty is unbelievable, beyond comprehension, it’s as if these Trumpsters may have been mind-conditioned.

With God on our side?

“It's not the violence of the few that scares me, it's the silence of the many.”

Exploring the mindset of a typical hardcore Trump supporter

As I said these Americans are extremely angry and frustrated and want to see change so it seems like they are more than willing to support someone who is as angry as they are.

The rise of Indigenous candidates raises awareness of key issues

Indigenous values helped shape American democracy, and now they’re helping increase Native representation.

70% of Americans support deciding state abortion rights by ballot measure: poll

After an "enormous victory" in Kansas, some progressives argue that ballot measures "are the next frontier" for protecting access to reproductive healthcare.