Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Tag: oil drilling

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.

Why are federal workers selling oil drilling rights in the midst...

The invisible handshake between the Interior and extractive industries originated at its founding.

Grassroots fighters for the Arctic Refuge take the case to DC

We must stand for the protection of the Arctic Refuge and ask our representatives to do the same.

Despite ancient rock art legacy, BLM leases land for fossil fuel...

Despite development objectives from tribal and environmental groups, the BLM is leasing part of Emery County for fossil fuel exploration.

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‘Tax the rich’? Democrats’ plans to make the wealthy pay a little more will...

It's far below the level of progressivity the United States embraced in the middle of the 20th century—when wealthier individuals paid a much higher share of their income in taxes than the poor.

Derek Chauvin pleads not guilty to beating black teen

Chauvin is currently serving 22½ years in state prison for killing George Floyd. He pleaded not guilty.

‘What betrayal looks like’: UN report says world on track for 2.7°C of warming...

"Failure to meet this goal will be measured in the massive loss of lives and livelihoods."
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Former California cops charged with assaulting unarmed teen

“Those who violate their oath to protect and serve discredit the good work law enforcement strives to do every day.”

The US military, post-Afghanistan

Can we finally give peace a try?