Monday, October 25, 2021

Tag: offshore drilling

Huntington Beach oil spill shows why we need to be free...

"Big Oil's offshore drilling puts the health of our communities, our local economies, and our planet at risk."

New government report highlights federal failures to oversee offshore drilling

More proposed rules to fix a broken regulatory system are a distraction from the real issue of the government failing to hold the oil industry accountable.

In ‘huge victory for polar bears and our climate,’ court rejects...

While welcoming the win, activists vowed to continue fighting against destructive oil and gas extraction in the region.

Government loophole sacrificed $18 billion to Big Oil

The loophole dates back to a 1995 law that urged companies to drill in the Gulf of Mexico by offering oil companies a break from paying royalties on the oil produced.

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."

#DrillingisKilling: Surfrider Foundation releases video to inform public of Trump administration’s...

The Trump administration's new plan to expand offshore oil drilling will impact thousands of miles of coastline and the coastal life as many have...

Progressive Briefing for Thursday, August 16, 2018

Intellectually bankrupt GOP, California cities pledge to oppose offshore drilling, White House revokes security clearance of ex-CIA director, and more.

Pledge to fight against ocean drilling

You can do your part to fight against this expansion of offshore drilling.

Elizabeth Warren condemns Trump’s plan to expand offshore drilling

"This handout to Big Oil executives puts short-term corporate profits ahead of the long-term health and livelihood of America’s coastal families and ignores the growing threat posed by climate change."

Trump administration shuts down study on the safety of offshore drilling

“One thing we should all be able to agree on is that safety is of paramount importance, so preventing a study like this simply flies in the face of common sense.” 

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Fossil fuel plant run by William Koch at heart of EPA investigation into racism...

“My hope is that they will thoroughly investigate their emissions and their impact on the community and draw what we believe to be an inescapable conclusion that Oxbow is an eminent danger to the life and health of people in Port Arthur and southeast Texas.”

The persecution of Steven Donziger

“Why am I the one being locked up? I helped hold [Chevron] accountable.”

Louisiana deputy who slammed a Black woman on the pavement was named in multiple...

Julio Alvarado has been named in nine federal civil rights lawsuits, all involving the use of excessive force.

US billionaires are now $2.1 trillion richer than before the pandemic

Not only did the wealth of U.S. billionaires grow, but so did their numbers: in March of last year, there were 614 Americans with 10-figure bank accounts. Today there are 745.

99.9% of scientists agree on human-caused climate change

“Our study helps confirm that there is no remaining scientific uncertainty about the urgency and gravity of this task.”