Tag: offshore drilling
Thousands of people took to the streets of Mar del Plata to protest the plans by Norwegian oil company Equinor to begin offshore oil exploration later this year.
"Big Oil's offshore drilling puts the health of our communities, our local economies, and our planet at risk."
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.
While welcoming the win, activists vowed to continue fighting against destructive oil and gas extraction in the region.
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.
"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...
Intellectually bankrupt GOP, California cities pledge to oppose offshore drilling, White House revokes security clearance of ex-CIA director, and more.
"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."
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