Tag: oil drilling
ExxonMobil says a 9 billion barrel oilfield off the low-lying South American nation’s coast could soon outpace Permian production.
In some cases, the impact on residents’ lungs is worse than living beside a highway or being exposed to secondhand smoke every day.
“As the Biden administration considers its next steps, it should build on these foundations, end fossil fuel leasing on public lands and waters, and embrace a clean energy future.”
“I welcome an end to federal fossil fuel leasing and the necessary transitions to more sustainable economies for the Navajo Nation.”
"Opening more of the Arctic to drilling and fracking is incredibly reckless."
“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.”
The losses are “a preview of the impacts of the inevitable decline of the oil and gas industry on a broad scale.”
Thousands of wells across the state, including near residential areas, have been left inactive for years and are in need of cleanup.
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.
“Expanding extraction of dirty fossil fuels on our public lands threatens the health of our communities and the future of our climate."