Saturday, February 4, 2023

Tag: oil and gas industry

Oil and gas industry tries to hold public schools hostage

Fossil fuel interest groups are telling New Mexicans: Let us keep drilling or the state’s education system will collapse.

Department of Interior announces protection of more than 351,000 acres of...

This action is an effort to "protect the Chaco Canyon and the greater connected landscape, and to ensure that public land management better reflects the sacred sites, stories, and cultural resources in the region."

How big oil rigs the system to keep winning

The oil and gas industry has refined its techniques to stay a step ahead over decades. And it has no plans to stop anytime soon.

Shell’s Permian Basin sell-off unlikely to reduce climate pollution

“You’re not reducing emissions, you're just transferring who produces them.”

4 ways oil and gas industry can become more sustainable and...

We know that oil and gas companies are one of the main contributors to climate change, but as time goes on, these industries have grasped their influence on the environment.

Oil and gas inundated Facebook with election season ads after Biden...

ExxonMobil and the American Petroleum Institute were top spenders in a $9.6 million election-year fossil fuel marketing blitz targeting U.S. Facebook users.

Big oil and gas kept a dirty secret for decades. Now...

“Big oil was engaged in exactly the same type of behavior that the tobacco companies engaged in and were found liable for fraud on a massive scale.”

Where does all the radioactive fracking waste go?

A year-long investigation finds a major West Texas disposal site with a patchy record is also importing radioactive oilfield waste from abroad.

Massive fire erupts at Indonesian oil refinery

“The cause of the fire is not known with certainty, but at the time of the incident, it was raining heavily accompanied by lightning.”

Pennsylvania families exposed to unusually high levels of oil and gas...

“The commonwealth has a long relationship with extractive industry, but it is an abusive one. It is time to start planning a divorce.”

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How corporations hope to eviscerate workers’ right to strike

Corporations so fear this kind of worker power that they’re asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rig the scales and help them kill future strikes before they even begin.

‘Death sentence for women and families’: US court blocks domestic violence gun ban

The court ruled that the law prohibiting people with domestic violence restraining orders from owning guns "fails to pass constitutional muster," and that the ban is an outlier "that our ancestors never would have accepted."

Can the Military-Industrial Complex be tamed?

Cutting the Pentagon's budget in half would finally force the generals to think.

Department of Veteran Affairs exceeds goal of providing safe, stable homes to veterans in...

The VA permanently housed 40,401 homeless veterans.

Nearly 14,000 Nigerian farmers and fishers sue Shell for destroying their livelihoods with oil...

Individuals and institutions from two communities have filed claims against Shell, calling on the company to clean up the devastating pollution and compensate them for its effects.