Tag: oil drilling
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."
"This is the Holy Grail ruling we've been after, especially with oil and gas."
"[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.”
After months of protest, the government scaled back its plans – at least temporarily.
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.
The invisible handshake between the Interior and extractive industries originated at its founding.
We must stand for the protection of the Arctic Refuge and ask our representatives to do the same.
Despite development objectives from tribal and environmental groups, the BLM is leasing part of Emery County for fossil fuel exploration.