Saturday, April 20, 2019

Tag: Keystone XL

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."

Two pipelines shut down after 43 barrels of crude leak into...

"We were very fortunate in the fact that there's a natural containment the oil resides."

‘An incredible victory:’ Opponents of Keystone XL Pipeline praise judicial order...

The court’s decision will require the Trump administration to review more thoroughly the potential negative impacts of the pipeline on the surrounding environment and climate change.

Federal judge blocks construction of Keystone XL pipeline over climate concerns

“The Department … simply discarded prior factual findings related to climate change to support its course reversal.”

Progressive Briefing for Tuesday, September 11

Native American tribes sue Trump over Keystone XL. Japan aims to overthrow whaling ban, and more.

Progressive Briefing for Wednesday, September 5

Women's March disrupts Kavanaugh hearing, Senator Jon Kyl replaces McCain, Rahm Emanuel not seeking re-election, and more.

Progressive Briefing for Friday, August 17, 2018

Words from the Unite the Right organizer, Trump's military parade is costing millions, Glyphosate found in popular children's foods, and more.

Progressive Briefing for Wednesday, August 1, 2018

ICE served eviction notice in Syracuse, Trump tweaks capital gains to benefit the rich, US deports parents but keeps their children, and more.

A new Native-led strategy for fighting Keystone XL

This is now the only tribally owned land that sits directly on KXL’s U.S. route, and as such could present legal barriers to its construction.

In ‘historic’ move, Nebraska farmers return land to the Ponca tribe...

"TransCanada will have to negotiate with a new landowner, one that has special legal status as a tribe."

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‘Not me, us:’ Despite odd criticisms, Bernie Sanders’ 2020 campaign gains momentum

Just a few years ago most of the left internationally would have laughed at the thought that a Jeremy Corbyn in the U.K. or a Bernie Sanders in the United States could become the leaders of these important countries, it now appears that such victories are almost within reach.

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."

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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Chomsky: By focusing on Russia, Democrats handed Trump a ‘huge gift’ & possibly the...

The Democrats aren’t going after the real issues. They’re looking for something else – the Democratic establishment.

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."

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