Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Tag: oil and gas

Trump’s EPA finalizes rollback of methane emissions rules

“This damaging new rule won't save fossil fuel corporations, it won't bring the U.S. closer to energy independence, and it won't protect people from dangerous air pollution.”

Congress investigates how Marathon Petroleum and Koch Network influenced clean cars...

Marathon “worked with powerful oil-industry groups and a conservative policy network financed by the billionaire industrialist Charles G. Koch to run a stealth campaign to roll back car emissions standards.”

Labor helps Obama energy secretary push and profit from ‘Net Zero’...

"An energy policy that doubles down on fossil fuel use is not the right path. We need an ambitious, job-centric plan that is grounded in emissions reductions.”

Industry infighting as oil and gas seek government help

As the crisis sweeps over the fossil fuel industry, the desperate calls for government help are dividing erstwhile allies.

Democrats’ rejection of fossil fuel money marks shift from previous presidential...

The oil and gas industry has always favored Republican candidates over their Democratic opponents. Now, Democrats are pledging to break away from...

It’s time to stop calling natural gas a ‘bridge fuel’ to...

“We simply have no more time to debate what’s already been settled. We must move swiftly to a fully renewable energy economy and leave all fossil fuels, including gas, behind."

Judge blocks oil and gas drilling on 300,000 acres in Wyoming...

"This is the Holy Grail ruling we've been after, especially with oil and gas."

Methane leaks from oil and gas 60% higher than EPA estimates,...

“Instead of looking for ways to patch up inherently flawed energy approaches like gas fracking we should be placing an immediate moratorium on all fossil fuel development."

The risky business of government-run pipelines

The project has always been about business – and this is something the Canadian government must quickly recognize if it’s going to create value for Canadians.

Woman dragged out of legislative hearing after listing off oil and...

“As I tried to give my remarks at the public hearing this morning on HB 4268 in defense of our constitutional property rights, I got dragged out of House chambers."

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How Donald Trump abandoned workers after promising to bring manufacturing back to the U.S.

Although Donald Trump won the White House with a vow to reinvigorate a manufacturing base essential for America’s future, he failed to stanch the torrent of U.S. corporations absconding to countries with abysmal working conditions and lax environmental regulations.

Tax revelations and corporate media won’t defeat Trump

Those who want to prevent another Trump victory should go all-out to show they won’t be fooled again.

Plastic-eating super enzyme could help solve the plastic waste crisis

“The faster we can make the enzymes, the quicker we can break down the plastic, and the more commercially viable it will be.”

10 things you need to know to stop a coup

Because the best way to stop a coup is to deter it.

From superpower to failed state: Inequality and the public health crisis in America

The pandemic has shined a spotlight on the failings of leaders and elites.