Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Tag: oil industry

New Mexico stuck with $8 billion in cleanup for oil wells,...

The oil industry boasts that it fills state coffers with revenues from drilling, but a new study finds a serious gap in funding available to tackle the environmental legacy of abandoned wells.

Oil industry ‘net-zero’ pledges are an attempt to delay climate action,...

Fossil fuel companies, experts say, “cannot be relied upon to decarbonize at the speed and scale needed” to tackle rising global emissions.

Evidence shows oil industry flaring in Texas being done without permits

“Our state regulators—and our industry—has a long way to go to clean up our act.”

How U.S. crude oil exports are hastening the demise of the...

Not only is the U.S. shale oil industry failing financially and facing debts it likely can’t repay, but calls are growing for the new Biden administration to reinstate the crude oil export ban.

Oil industry inflates job impact from Biden’s new pause on drilling...

“I welcome an end to federal fossil fuel leasing and the necessary transitions to more sustainable economies for the Navajo Nation.”

Here’s how big oil wants the Supreme Court to help delay...

This industry push is a concerted effort to squash climate liability lawsuits.

The pandemic and oil

With oil prices down and wealthy countries bungling COVID-19, the pandemic has exposed the weaknesses that wealth papers over.

Hoboken, New Jersey sues oil industry for climate impacts from its...

“We want to be compensated for the costs of climate damages both past, present and future.”

The end of oil? Pandemic adds to fossil fuel glut, but...

“The pandemic has taken essentially every weakness that already existed in the oil industry and then made each of them much, much worse..."

Trump’s Christmas gift to big oil: Killing hopes of electric car...

While AEA is calling the defeat of the EV tax credit extension a “holiday reprieve for taxpayers,” the move is perhaps more accurately described as a holiday gift to the oil industry.

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Is this country heading for the exit?

Maine becomes first state to make corporations pay for recycling

“While we’re first in the U.S., we’re not going to be the last.”

Trump trash-talk lying backfires, replaying his disgraces while confirming our need for truth

You can’t lie your way out of a contagion, nor substitute bad faith for vaccine cures.

Police sergeant suspended after kicking handcuffed woman’s head on video

The Atlanta Police Department has not yet released the names of the police officer, sergeant, or the victim who was not charged with a crime.

3 million people have died of Covid since rich nations began obstructing vaccine patent...

“Every one of those deaths is a mark of shame for the governments of countries like the U.K. and Germany who have protected patents over human lives.”