Saturday, August 17, 2019

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Controversial Keystone XL pipeline gets green light from Trump

"The #KeystoneXL tar sands pipeline was a bad idea from Day One and it remains a terrible idea today."

KXL Pipeline developer plans to start construction in 2019

The KXL has been at the center of a contentious fight for a decade.

After the Keystone XL approval, here’s what’s next for the climate...

The battle is far from over—and has already transformed the way environmental campaigns are waged.

Resistance that won’t quit: A timeline of the Keystone XL Pipeline

Despite a Trump executive order undoing nearly nine years of defiance, the story of the-pipeline-that-won’t-die isn’t over.

On the day of People’s Climate Marches, the Ponca Tribe begins...

A unique alliance among tribes, ranchers, and other landowners in Nebraska regroups to resist fossil fuel development like the Keystone XL.

Appeals Court Rules Keystone XL South Approval Was Legal, Lifting Cloud...

While Keystone XL South was approved via a controversial Army Corps Nationwide Permit 12 and an accompanying Executive Order from President Barack Obama, the U.S. Appeals Court ruled it was permitted in a lawful manner—a blow to the fight against KXL.

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Ideas from hell: The far right’s weaponized conspiracy theories

Since the end of April, there have been three mass shootings that can be directly tied to white nationalism. The victims of...

Blackwater mercenary sentenced to life in prison

Responsible for firing the first bullet in the Nisour Square massacre in 2007, former Blackwater security contractor Nicholas Slatten was sentenced Wednesday to life in federal prison. Last year, Slatten was convicted of first-degree murder...

EPA reverses approval of poison traps used to kill wildlife

Last week, Trump’s EPA had made the decision to reauthorize the use of deadly cyanide traps to kill the wild animals that...

Pennsylvania is discharging radioactive fracking waste into rivers as landfill leachate, impacting the Chesapeake...

Edited by Melissa Troutman Originally published by Joshua B. Pribanic and Talia Wiener for Public Herald edited by Melissa Troutman

Fighting back: Six states sue the EPA over its approval of pesticide linked to...

“The EPA is egregiously sacrificing our children’s health by refusing to make a determination on this dangerous pesticide.”