Sunday, July 12, 2020

Tag: oil drilling

‘Incredibly reckless’: Trump moves to expand fossil fuel drilling in Alaska’s...

"Opening more of the Arctic to drilling and fracking is incredibly reckless."

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.

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Key US ally indicted for organ trade murder scheme

Is this the final unraveling of the Western narrative of "humanitarian intervention" in Kosovo, and a crack in the "accountability-free zone" of impunity for U.S. and allied war crimes?

Bee populations are thriving in the UK as human lifestyle changed due to pandemic

This news is definitely something to “bee” happy about and should give us hope that our actions really can make a difference and improve the Earth.

‘An absolute outrage’: Sanders rips ‘wealthy tax cheats’ as CBO estimates $381 billion in...

“The richest 1% is responsible for 70% of all unpaid taxes... Congress is leaving hundreds of billions of dollars in taxes uncollected from the wealthy.”

Who for Veep?

The big question for Bernie-ites is who they want for vice-president.

“Thank you for your service”: pardons for war criminals and indifference for those damaged...

I can’t remember who recently said it, but the point has been made that we often call people heroes because it’s easier to sacrifice them when they’re given this honorific and simply move on.