Friday, April 19, 2019

Tag: fracking

‘Virtually no risk of drilling restrictions,’ West Virginia official tells fracking-reliant...

This week, at an industry conference focused on wooing petrochemical producers to West Virginia, officials from the state and federal government made...

Climate crisis be damned, ‘shale revolution’ poised to make US net...

New oil and gas development "will impede the rest of the world's ability to manage a climate-safe, equitable decline of oil and gas production."

England’s fracking policy unlawful, High Court declares

"The acknowledgement from the Judge, that climate change is a valid concern for campaigners and councils facing fracking planning applications, is a big win."

New warnings on plastic’s health risks as fracking industry promotes new...

And that's the heart of the problem – the rush to make plastics from cheap fracked shale gas in America hasn't been driving more polluting plants out of business, it's been adding to the world's new plastics production.

Fracking the world: Despite climate risks, fracking is going global

Yet governments around the world, the same ones which ratified the Paris Agreement, are supporting oil and gas companies as they seek to greatly widen fracking's global footprint.

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.

BLM lists sacred land outside Chaco Culture National Historical Park in...

"Oil and gas has already devastated our state's air quality, water quality and flow, and public health. It's clear the Trump administration will stop at nothing to sacrifice public interest for private profits."

The fracking industry’s flaring problem may be worse than we thought

And even with the Trump administration rolling back a number of environmental regulations like the rules for methane flaring and venting, the oil and gas industry is looking for still more deregulation from the federal government.

Oregon again a battlefield for fracked gas pipeline and Jordan Cove...

“The bottom line is we want to stop the project, so whatever tools are available to do that — so I’m not ruling out anything.”

Senate Energy Democrats hire former industry lobbyist to lead staff

“Hiring a revolving door fossil fuel lobbyist to direct their staff on the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee completely undermines Democratic party leaders’ stated commitment to addressing climate change.”

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Third police officer sentenced to prison for framing black males

“These three police officers from Biscayne Park disgraced themselves and damaged the public’s trust in law enforcement."

Following Warren’s announcement, Sanders vows to ban fracking and all new fossil fuel projects

"If we fail to substantially cut the amount of carbon in our atmosphere in under 11 years, the human, environmental, and economic costs will be severe and irreversible."

Just after Sanders revealed Fox viewers’ approval of Medicare for All, Trump’s Medicare chief...

Media Matters labeled Verma's interview an intentional "smear" of the Vermont Independent senator's appearance and proposal.

Fossil fuel companies are enlisting police to crack down on protesters

State lawmakers across the country are advancing bills to increase penalties for demonstrators who interfere with 'critical infrastructure,' such as pipelines and gas terminals.
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