Saturday, July 13, 2024

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Appalachian fracking boom was a jobs bust, finds new report

“[P]olicymakers should look very critically at proposals to expand or otherwise assist the natural gas industry, which has yet to demonstrate that it is capable of contributing positively locally or on a large scale to the states and counties where it is most prevalent.”

Exclusive: Whistleblower accuses Exxon of ‘fraudulent’ behavior for overvaluing fracking assets...

“This is just a continuation of at least six years of fraudulent and defiant behavior by Exxon, which has slanted its accounting policies and skewed its impairment calculations to avoid necessary write downs of its oil & gas properties since at least 2014.”

Oil industry inflates job impact from Biden’s new pause on drilling...

“I welcome an end to federal fossil fuel leasing and the necessary transitions to more sustainable economies for the Navajo Nation.”

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.”

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IRS reclaims over $1 billion from wealthy tax evaders in under a year

New IRS funding from the Inflation Reduction Act targets wealthy tax dodgers, reclaiming over $1 billion in unpaid taxes.

Only a despot-friendly Supreme Court, instead of reigning in WH crimes, opens the gates

The right’s ferocious war on the Constitution has now super-powered the executive, leaving Congress, the judiciary, regulators, and ordinary, law-abiding citizens in the lurch.

Two-thirds of Americans, including majority of Biden supporters, urge President to withdraw from 2024...

New poll reveals widespread belief that Biden should step aside, as Democrats consider alternatives.

Tariffs don’t protect jobs. Don’t be fooled.

When employees have become their own employers, they will make the quantities and qualities of a society’s jobs a key policy objective rather than a side-effect of policies focused elsewhere.

Inside China-focused Congressional hearings, panic, paranoia, and hypocrisy reign

China is not a threat because it’s threatening our security—China is a threat because it’s successful.