Sunday, February 28, 2021

Tag: oil and gas industry

Indigenous youth embark on sub-zero, 93-mile run to protest Dakota Access...

"This is a critical step towards righting the wrongs of the past and setting our nation on a path of environmental, climate, and social justice."

$1 trillion in oil and gas pipelines worldwide could become stranded...

The pipeline industry faces growing questions about whether it’s wise to build a massive network of pipelines that could become obsolete well within their projected 50-year-plus lifespans.

Financial failure of California’s largest oil and natural gas producer could...

“If the state fails to require CRC to set aside funds to pay for its well closure obligations as part of the bankruptcy proceeding,” taxpayers could eventually foot the bill “to plug CRC’s abandoned wells.”

Trump administration proposes oil and gas lease sale in California while...

“We’ve blocked any new federal leasing in California in court for eight years now, and we’ll fight this too.”

EPA has granted more than 3,000 pollution monitoring exemptions to oil...

While EPA claims the monitoring waivers do not constitute a license to pollute at will, without effective monitoring there is no way to know.

Dow drops its oldest member, Exxon, after nearly a century

“Big Oil has fallen. Our job is to make sure they don't take us down with them.”

For decades, the oil and gas industry got taxpayer help from...

“Shale companies often struggled with their finances already early on and this BS American Dream story of ‘resilience, experimentation, and perseverance’ would have likely been impossible without the [production tax credit].”

Trump admin looks to use federal COVID relief funds to prop...

“The fossil fuel industry wants us to believe its financial woes are just the result of COVID-19, but that’s a lie — these problems have been mounting for years as oil companies and banks made ever-riskier bets on extraction projects hurting communities and wrecking the climate.”

Big banks pull financing, prepare to seize assets from collapsing oil...

The big banks funded the money-losing fracking industry for the past decade just like they funded the housing crisis — but the reality is, just like in the housing crisis, the coming bailouts will protect the banks.

Oil and gas firms reward politicians when they vote against the...

“These findings are troubling, considering that Congressional candidates are much more likely to win if they raise more money than their opponents.”

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2021 update: Half of America in or near poverty

The facts and numbers from numerous sources reflect the reality of deprivation in America, and help to confirm what has been called the "sharpest rise in the U.S. poverty rate since the 1960s."

Nearly 800 organizations and individuals in the United States demand the Biden administration end...

“President Biden claims to care about racial equity but his actions in Haiti show the emptiness of that rhetoric.”

Is US presidential candidate Joe Biden a war criminal?

Joe Biden had supported the Iraq War of 2003. But no one knows why he is running away from the truth.

Cost of War: US ‘counterterrorism’ activities in 85 countries

"If the U.S. is truly to end the post-9/11 wars and related activities around the world, then the U.S. public and its leaders must take a broader view of their reach."

Biden’s reckless Syria bombing is not the diplomacy he promised

This is not what he promised in his campaign and it is not what the American people voted for.