Thursday, December 1, 2022

Tag: oil pipeline

Oil pipeline Canada bought will cost over $25 billion and never...

"Guaranteeing another $8.8 billion to complete the project will simply be throwing good money after bad," says a new analysis, "for a total taxpayer loss of $26.1 billion."

‘Cancel this project’: Price tag of Trans Mountain expansion nearly doubles

One campaigner called on Canada's government to instead "put all of our energy and political will into a just transition that leaves fossil fuels in the ground and supports people, communities, and workers."

Oil pipeline on Native lands ramps up as Canada honors its...

“In the context of our climate emergency, when Indigenous peoples stand against pipelines, we are not only standing up to protect our land rights, we are also standing up for everyone on the planet and future generations that come after us.”

Pipeline shutdown prevented 34 million tons of carbon pollution in California

“We need to end offshore drilling, not bring it back to life with another dirty oil pipeline.”

Environmental and tribal groups urge extra precautions to protect the Great...

"The annual and growing threat is not worth risking the Great Lakes, nor your reputation as a leader who takes the protection of our public trust resources seriously."

Two women face 110 years in prison for attempting to sabotage...

"They shouldn't be prosecuted; they should be praised. They're trying to stop the destruction of the human race."

Two pipelines shut down after 43 barrels of crude leak into...

"We were very fortunate in the fact that there's a natural containment the oil resides."

Progressive Briefing for Friday, October 12

Law students launch nationwide strike against illegitimate justice, Chinese intel officer arrested and charged with economic espionage, Enbridge Pipeline explosion forces First Nations community to flee, and more.

Progressive Briefing for Friday, August 3, 2018

7 hospitalized after pipeline explosion, Senate Democrats agree to major military spending, White House rolls back fuel economy standards, and more.

The Rover Pipeline spills again, in the same spot where it...

The Rover pipeline alone has more “noncompliance incidents” than any other interstate gas pipeline.

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Hype about Democrats passing the torch: Don’t get fooled again

While Pelosi quickly endorsed Rep. Hakeem Jeffries to replace her as leader, an overall closer look reveals a problematic record.

Blessings and curses of a losing Trump finale: A boon to Democrats could hurt...

It’s not clear whether benighted, garden-variety Republicanism (or Democratism) is a better stimulant for Progressive politics vs. another vapid, sensationalized, chaotic Trump circus stunt.

As corporations enjoy record-high profits, experts urge Congress to ‘rein them in’

"Instead of raising interest rates and slowing the economy toward a recession, Congress and Biden should be taking aim at corporate price gouging."

Populist climate action requires thinking about freedom from specific oppressors—not just species survival

The climate crisis is a form of oppression by a wealthy few.

San Francisco approves police deployment of potentially lethal, remote-controlled robots

“Robots will only be used as a deadly force option when [the] risk of loss of life to members of the public or officers is imminent and outweighs any other force option available to SFPD.”