Monday, April 22, 2024

Tag: Obama administration

Documents reveal EPA approved toxic chemicals for fracking in 2011

“It’s very disturbing to see the extent to which critical information about these chemicals is shielded from public view.”

Obama alums are pushing fracked gas exports. That’s exactly what Trump...

At least five of these Obama officials now work for natural gas export companies.

President Obama denies all permits for dangerous testing in the Atlantic

The government estimates over 138,000 marine mammals, including dolphins and whales, would be injured and disturbed if seismic airgun blasting in the Atlantic were to take place.

What Standing Rock needs Obama to do quickly—Before Trump takes over

Trump will try to fast-track fossil fuel projects across the country. That makes the final months of President Obama’s term more important than ever.

Oil Drilling in the Arctic Ocean and off the Atlantic Coast...

With this plan, it will be hard for the current President-elect to come in a change or alter the policy.

2 Pipelines to Mexico Approved by President Obama

The Obama administration has quietly approved two pipelines that go from Texas to Mexico.

Obama Pipeline Plot Twist Is Not a Victory—And Could Erase the...

By toasting the illusion of victory, we could undo what we have built at Standing Rock, this unprecedented act of collective resistance. By celebrating too soon, you’re helping to build a pipeline.

World’s Largest Natural Sanctuary Grows Thanks to Obama

This new expansion will cover over 7,000 marine species in Hawaii.

10 Ways to Wage Wars

“George Orwell warned us that the war is not meant to be won, it is meant to be continuous. Americans need to aggressively question their politicians and the media, ignore empty slogans, challenge warmongering propaganda, and swiftly reject disinformation from the corporate media.”

23 States are Suing the Federal Government Over Transgender Bathroom Rules

The Obama administration is still holding their ground on the decision saying that transgender kids are already a vulnerable minority.

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The Fourth Amendment is Not for Sale Act and the battle against government spying

The FANFSA, passed with a 219-199 vote, garnered support from both sides of the aisle, with 96 Democrats and 123 Republicans backing the bill.

20 percent of common produce carry unhealthy levels of pesticides new report says

Of the 59 common produce items evaluated, popular produce like strawberries, green beans and potatoes posed the highest risks.

Progressive International unveils database exposing global right-wing network threatening democracies

This database, which results from a year of meticulous research, exposes the mechanisms through which these forces erode democratic norms and foster geopolitical instability.

US diplomacy thwarts Palestinian UN membership amid claims of supporting statehood leaked cable shows

This diplomatic maneuvering seeks to avoid a U.S. veto, which would publicly align the country against Palestinian self-determination.

GOP attorneys general petition against EPA’s use of civil rights law for environmental justice

The petition, if successful, could have dire consequences for communities living near industrial sites.