Saturday, September 22, 2018

Tag: natural gas

Led by Sempra Energy, ‘Global Natural Gas Coalition’ launched with Trump...

To date in 2018, Sempra has spent over $1 million on federal lobbying, with two teams (one in-house and one contracted team) lobbying in support of LNG exports.

NASA Study: Fracking is fueling climate change

The rise is “substantially larger” than was previously thought.

GOP Senators, fueled by industry cash, propose bill to expedite small...

The Rubio-Cassidy bill also calls for small-scale LNG exports to be considered by default in the “public interest.”

Trump admin quietly pushing ‘small scale’ LNG exports that avoid environmental...

“The Trump Administration is focused on finding ways to unleash American energy."

Dirty energy giants censured for claiming natural gas is ‘cleanest’ fossil...

The constant claims that natural gas could be cleaner are helping to prevent areas of the world from making the switch to renewable sources of energy.

The elephant in the room that smells like natural gas

We need to show that where we’re currently heading isn’t where we want to be. We need to talk about natural gas.

Pennsylvania school now doing emergency drills in case of pipeline explosion

The type of natural gas liquids associated with this project have a troubling safety record.

Study: Natural gas power plants emit up to 120 times more...

Methane is a more potent greenhouse gas than carbon dioxide but hangs around the atmosphere for a shorter time.

Clash over the Bayou Bridge pipeline ratchets up after Louisiana pipeline...

Both sides drew their battle lines on the Bayou Bridge pipeline deeper in the sand at the second permit hearing.

A last resort that might work: Small town votes in community...

Opposing a pipeline, residents in Waterville, Ohio, passed a new law to protect their right to clean air, water, and soil.

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Another tax scam for the rich

It’s another big handout to the wealthy, another huge increase in the federal deficit, and it’s illegal.

New poll indicates Democratic women are most motivated voting group ahead of midterm elections

Experts are hoping that the group "most motivated" to vote above all others will "form the battle lines for this fall’s midterm elections."

Former top aide to NY Gov. Cuomo sentenced to 6yrs in prison

Although Gov. Andrew Cuomo has not been charged in the case, his administration has taken official state action to benefit large companies that paid bribes to his former top aide.

There’s a new crash coming

Skyrocketing debt, Wall Street deregulation, a fraying social safety net, and a diminished dollar could soon leave the United States looking like Greece.

Progressive Briefing for Friday, September 21

American-made bombs are being used to massacre large numbers of civilians in Yemen, ICE is arresting the sponsors of undocumented children, and more.

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