Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Tag: oil drilling

Feds receive first application to explore ANWR for oil

"This scheme will put denning polar bears at risk and leave lasting scars on the fragile tundra and its vegetation, and that's before a single drill rig has been placed or length of pipeline installed."

Trump’s offshore drilling plan puts 68 national parks at risk

All of these parks would be in danger if Trump and Zinke's drilling proposal goes ahead.

‘Kayaktivists’ board rig set to drill Arctic

"They must cancel plans for exploration drilling at Korpfjell and Gjøkåsen over the summer, for the climate and environmental reasons."

Emails reveal Trump admin mulling Big Oil plan to transfer public...

This revelation comes from emails and documents obtained by the Western Values Project through the Freedom of Information Act.

More seeds for transformation planted this week

The U.S.’ acts against people and the planet make the era of transformation more likely.

While America focuses on tax bill, Congress quietly tries to open...

“The oil industry and its allies in Congress may think they can sneak this past the American people...”

This is the drilling method for most US oil but regulators...

Enhanced oil recovery (EOR), an under-regulated drilling method that has been around for over a century and could be threatening drinking water sources.

France to ban all new development of shale oil and gas

The days of unfettered fossil fuel extraction are over.

Republican governor against Trump’s offshore oil plans

With South Carolina’s economy dependent on coastal business, such as fishing and tourism, any damage to the coast could have a major impact on the state.

Secretly approved in Alaska, will LNG trains soon appear in rest...

“As if outdated rail cars carrying volatile crude oil didn't pose enough of a danger to the tens of millions of Americans who live and work near our country's rail lines."

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Border Patrol accused of ‘unfathomable cruelty’ for cracking whips on Haitians

“It doesn’t matter if a Democrat or Republican is president, our immigration system is designed for cruelty towards and dehumanization of immigrants,” said Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

Supreme Court has set a date to hear Mississippi’s abortion case

“The fate of Roe v. Wade and legal abortion is on the line.”

China bans single-use plastic straws and shopping bags

China is one of the world's biggest users of single-use plastic and in 2010, produced 60 million tonnes of plastic waste.

Eugenics rears its unsavory head: Vaccine schism saves the intelligent & sacrifices the backward

Right-wing vaccine resistance could remove thousands of Trump voters in critical red states.

The profits of war

How corporate America cashed in on the post-9/11 pentagon spending surge.