Saturday, October 24, 2020

Tag: gas

Trump admin proposes drilling for oil and gas in national forests

The new rule would allow drilling without public review or environmental reviews that would analyze the impact of industrial actions.

EPA has granted more than 3,000 pollution monitoring exemptions to oil...

While EPA claims the monitoring waivers do not constitute a license to pollute at will, without effective monitoring there is no way to know.

Oil and gas in flux: After a series of stunning defeats,...

Environmental, economic and political forces have converged, threatening to finally upend fossil fuel dominance.

Transportation Fairness Alliance revealed: Behind the oil industry’s latest attack on...

This new coalition appears poised to counter policies designed to accelerate the transition away from petroleum-powered transportation.

‘Arbitrary and capricious’: Federal judge throws out oil and gas leases...

Calling the policy "arbitrary and capricious," the judge said there was significant evidence that the Bureau of Land Management was intentionally shutting the public out.

How things got so fracking bad in Ohio

Ohio’s natural gas production has swelled more than 2,200 percent in just seven years. But some residents are reporting polluted air and water as a result.

Court to big fracking company: Trespassing still exists – even for...

In a key property rights decision, two West Virginia residents scored a rare victory from the state Supreme Court.

US fracked gas imports to EU could ‘take world far beyond...

Campaigners warn that the continued use and import of fracked gas “torpedoes critical climate targets and violates basic human rights.”

Court upholds ban on offshore drilling, Trump administration shelves plan to...

"This decision is the result of constant pressure from coastal communities, environmental groups, and elected officials who made it abundantly clear that offshore oil and gas drilling is dangerous, unwanted, and a threat to our economy and way of life."

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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The dangerous calls for ‘herd immunity’

As we’ve seen over decades with climate change, we are sure to begin to see actual experts like epidemiologists debating highly paid public speaking shills about herd immunity on cable news in the months ahead.

Ten uplifting teaching moments from President Fiasco

How to achieve peace in our time, universal happiness, and healthy goodwill towards our neighbor.

Ocean-Based Climate Solutions Act introduced in Senate

“This is the bill we have been waiting for. It draws on the latest science to tap the treasure-trove of ocean solutions to accelerate progress on climate change. The outcome? People win, the economy wins, nature wins.”

Why the Founders Would Decry What America has Become

If the Founding Fathers saw what the United States has become, they would be devastated. Poverty, income inequality, suppression of speaking ones mind, crime, war, and oligarch like behaviors all make up this new U.S. It is far from being the democracy it was created as.

To prevent voter intimidation, Michigan has banned open carry guns at polling places

“The presence of firearms at the polling place, clerk’s office(s), or absent voter counting board may cause disruption, fear or intimidation for voters, election workers and others present.”