Saturday, March 28, 2020

Tag: oil drilling

As coronavirus worsened, Trump admin pushed offshore drilling and gas exports

“Unfortunately, we now have to add to this burden that we cannot rely on some of our government officials entrusted to protect our public lands and interests.”

West Texas fracking boom sputters as Apache Corp. admits firm lost...

The losses are “a preview of the impacts of the inevitable decline of the oil and gas industry on a broad scale.”

California’s multibillion-dollar problem: The toxic legacy of old oil wells

Thousands of wells across the state, including near residential areas, have been left inactive for years and are in need of cleanup.

How oil companies avoided environmental accountability after 10.8 million gallons spilled

Louisiana still hasn’t finished investigating 540 oil spills after Hurricane Katrina. The state is likely leaving millions of dollars in remediation fines on the table — money that environmental groups say they need as storms get stronger.

Trump administration plans to open more of California public land to...

“Expanding extraction of dirty fossil fuels on our public lands threatens the health of our communities and the future of our climate."

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."

Judge rejects sale of public lands for fracking, halts drilling in...

"[The] agency must consider the cumulative impact of GHG [greenhouse gas] emissions generated by past, present, or reasonably foreseeable BLM lease sales in the region and nation.”

Indigenous organizers halted plans for oil drilling in the Amazon

After months of protest, the government scaled back its plans – at least temporarily.

Trump’s push for offshore oil drilling

Offshore oil drilling: regularly disastrous – and unnecessary.

‘Nero drilling while Rome burns:’ US oil and gas production soars...

Experts warn that the rush for new oil and gas drilling in 2018 will have consequences for the climate, but there are ways to slow it down – or even stop it.

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The invisible candidate and the progressive lion

As Americans on the progressive left might have expected, the one politician who is responding with the seriousness and the kind of reassuring competence that his fellow citizens need in such a difficult time, is Bernie Sanders.

Who will win the US presidential election 2020: A prediction as to the winner...

There is no doubt that Bernie will give a tough competition to Trump but if Russia provides any kind of data support to trump, he will outplace Bernie.

Trump will not use Defense Production Act to order manufacturing of vital medical equipment

With prices rising, supplies lacking, and healthcare officials working endlessly, the importance of vital medical equipment should not be negotiable.

Our #1 objective must be: Drastically reduce the fear and panic among Americans

Fear begets fear, panic begets panic, but only if we allow it to continue to happen.