Monday, January 25, 2021

Tag: fracking

When can pipelines take private land? Jordan Cove LNG project a...

“This is not for a school, it’s not for a hospital, it’s not for an interstate, all of which we acknowledge benefits a wide variety of U.S. citizens. The only people that are going to benefit from this are the people that are invested in fossil fuels.”

North Dakota to spend $16 million in pandemic relief funds on...

“We are at a point now where we are peaking every day as we try to battle this crisis, and I think any of the funds that we use need to be addressed to help us reduce the spread of this virus to help the lives and livelihoods of thousands of North Dakotans.”

Trump pledges to ‘save your fracking’ and Biden says no ban...

Voters in Pennsylvania have turned against fracking after over a decade of experience with shale drilling in the region.

When fracking moves into the neighborhood, mental health risks rise

For people living in these areas, that means noise, pollution and other stressors that can harm physical and mental health.

Trump administration proposes oil and gas lease sale in California while...

“We’ve blocked any new federal leasing in California in court for eight years now, and we’ll fight this too.”

Despite poll showing aggressive climate action a winning issue, Biden boasts...

In response to Trump’s claims Biden would ban fracking, the Democratic presidential nominee assured a crowd in Pennsylvania that he will not do away with the practice.

California greenlights ‘Orwellian’ solar-powered fracking scheme

“It’s time the state put our lives first, not the interests of the oil and gas industry.”

Trump advances massive fracking expansion on Colorado federal lands

The advocacy groups opposed to the plan say that expanding fracking in the region over the next decades will not only add fuel to the planetary climate crisis, but will also adversely impact local organic agriculture and endangered species.

Exxon may crush bailout hopes for suffering fracking companies

With the current crisis and Exxon and the American Petroleum Institute apparently working against the shale industry, it probably won't be a long wait until shale is just a bunch of “ghosts or zombies.”

The future of Exxon and the Permian’s flaring crisis

Chevron has already admitted that it might cut spending in response to the sudden Saudi-Russia price war. Exxon too might soon have to slam on the brakes.

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Keystone XL pipeline canceled. Here’s what it means for the future fight against fossil...

“Rescinding KXL’s permit is a promising early signal that the new administration is listening to our concerns and will take issues of climate and Indigenous justice seriously. We have to insist that it not stop there.”

The Leadership Institute: Conservative PR school

Trumpism, most unfortunately, is still with us—as is The Leadership Institute with its arch right-wing operation, now extending globally.

‘Treasonous’ Patriots? Defunct exceptionalism? Inverse MAGA? The right smash-mouths its own perfidy

A cult of empty-headed, arm-waving stunts, as with the "rigged" election, is in the end no more than absurdist tomfoolery.

Virginia police officers suspended without pay for joining Capitol riots

The penalty for the misdemeanor is up to a year in jail. The penalty for the petty offense is up to six months in jail.

‘We’ve let the worst happen’: Reflecting on 400,000 dead

Eight months later, with 300,000 additional American lives lost and the chaotic distribution of the vaccine underway, Caroline Chen, health care reporter, shares her thoughts on where we are and what happens next.