Friday, July 19, 2019

Tag: fossil fuels

Current investigation of ExxonMobil could spur broader climate action

The Supreme Court has cleared the way for a state-led investigation into ExxonMobil’s climate change deception.

Former shale gas CEO says fracking revolution has been ‘a disaster’...

Steve Schlotterbeck, who led drilling company EQT as it expanded to become the nation’s largest producer of natural gas in 2017, arrived at a petrochemical industry conference...

Bureau of Land Mg’t gives Big Oil permits to drill Chaco...

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

As natural gas infrastructure decisions loom, Massachusetts Gov. Baker invests in...

“Since the governor is weighing in on major projects designed to boost the gas industries in the state, it is not at all appropriate for him to invest personally in the same sector that he may develop, with tax dollars."

‘Another win for the climate’: Judge orders disclosure of climate impacts...

“This isn’t a matter of doing more paperwork, it’s a matter of enforcing restraint to preserve our ability to keep making progress for the climate.”

Trump admin. pushes more ‘clean coal’ spending as Justice Department investigates...

Other environmental organizations warn that continued funding for carbon capture not only offers false hope that coal can be “clean,” but it also undermines progress toward more realistic goals.

Transformative climate action is possible – if polluters stay away

We need strong firewalls separating Big Oil and other polluters from climate policy making.

New study shows widespread groundwater contamination from power plants across the...

"This is a wake-up call for the nation. Using industry’s own data, our report proves that coal plants are trashing groundwater nearly everywhere they operate."

New bill aims to reverse the GOP’s giveaway of ANWR lands...

“This bill calls a halt to the Administration’s headlong rush to sell off this special wilderness to corporate polluters."

Are investors finally waking up to North America’s fracked gas crisis?

It may take some time, but eventually investors wake up — or run out of money.

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‘Astonishing’ Texas legal Win tops decades of clean-water heroism

Precedents Set: Big $$ Penalty Fueled by Key Citizen Evidence

 Sometimes, unstoppable anti-pollution champions must get their feet...

Fracking wastewater may trigger earthquakes for decades even after operations cease

"That has some very interesting and I think important consequences for how we understand the hazard posed by oilfield wastewater disposal."

Trump’s send-them-back doctrine

During the height of Stalin’s purges, the great Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich kept a packed suitcase near the door of his apartment. 

A border patrol agent reveals what it’s really like to guard migrant children

The Border Patrol agent, a veteran with 13 years on the job, had been assigned to the agency’s detention center in McAllen,...