Three days after the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ordered work to pause on the Mountain Valley Pipeline, its sister pipeline also ran into legal trouble.
“Instead of looking for ways to patch up inherently flawed energy approaches like gas fracking we should be placing an immediate moratorium on all fossil fuel development."
While the development of public transit is seen by many as "positive for both impoverished communities and the environment," it hurts the Koch brothers' bottom line.
The EIA conference, hosted by the federal agency that tracks energy industry trends and statistics, would focus on a decidedly different topic: the booming oil and gas industry.
"Civilization requires energy, but energy use must not destroy civilization."
Despite development objectives from tribal and environmental groups, the BLM is leasing part of Emery County for fossil fuel exploration.
"This is Trump's energy dominance policy at work, where nothing matters except fossil-fuel interests."
Drilling agreements on the books before 1982 have been allowed to continue, and that's where ExxonMobil, Koch, and other companies come into play.
Judge William Orrick of the U.S. District Court for Northern California ruled that the Bureau of Land Management's decision was "untethered to evidence."