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Tag: offshore drilling

Legal battle brews over Biden’s offshore drilling plan

The debate extends beyond legal filings to encompass broader environmental and public health considerations.

Protests erupt in Argentina over plan for offshore oil 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.

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.

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IRS reclaims over $1 billion from wealthy tax evaders in under a year

New IRS funding from the Inflation Reduction Act targets wealthy tax dodgers, reclaiming over $1 billion in unpaid taxes.

Only a despot-friendly Supreme Court, instead of reigning in WH crimes, opens the gates

The right’s ferocious war on the Constitution has now super-powered the executive, leaving Congress, the judiciary, regulators, and ordinary, law-abiding citizens in the lurch.

Tariffs don’t protect jobs. Don’t be fooled.

When employees have become their own employers, they will make the quantities and qualities of a society’s jobs a key policy objective rather than a side-effect of policies focused elsewhere.

Two-thirds of Americans, including majority of Biden supporters, urge President to withdraw from 2024...

New poll reveals widespread belief that Biden should step aside, as Democrats consider alternatives.

FDA bans brominated vegetable oil in food because of concerns about chemical’s health harms

Due to the chemical's health hazards such as harmful effects on the nervous system, the agency said the food additive is no longer safe for food use.