Friday, February 22, 2019

Tag: oil pipeline

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.

With tribal blessing, Louisiana activist buys land in path of proposed...

“Not only do we now have the blessing of the Atakapa-Ishak Nation to carry on protecting the water on this land, but we also have a growing list of neighbors who are ready to assist in the fight to stop the pipeline.” 

Nebraska approves Keystone XL pipeline

Nebraska law barred regulators from considering spills or pipeline safety in its decision-making process, because who cares about the environment anyways, right?

Biggest oil spill since Deepwater Horizon is twice as bad as...

The flow has been contained, but no cause for the ruptured pipe has been determined.

TransCanada may abandon Energy East tar sands pipeline

"Transcanada may abandon its #energyeast pipeline because it doesn't want to confront the climate implications."

Locals and tribes march together to oppose construction of natural gas...

The construction of the Puget Sound Energy facility is already underway in Washington state, and it has locals worried about the health and safety of their community.

Sunoco ordered to suspend drilling on Mariner East 2 pipeline after...

Environmentalists emphasized that while they welcomed the drilling delay, they saw it as no reason for those opposed to the pipeline to become complacent or slow their efforts.

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Tread carefully, think big: Impressions on AOC and the Green New Deal

It will be up to the activist communities she came from to defend the Green New Deal and push for it to become a reality in 2020 and beyond.

Why Bernie Sanders’ plan to recruit 1 million volunteers is a winning movement strategy

What’s more, the presence of volunteers draws more people to support the campaign and demonstrates that there is a place for them to fully engage.

Howard’s end

Now, it seems, all you need to get the media to anoint you is the money to buy an infinite amount of media. For Schultz, like Trump, it’s all about money and media.

Lots of presidential candidates talk a good talk. Look at their records instead.

Voters need to demand candidates whose life trajectories and past actions make it clear that they have more to offer than politically convenient sound bites.

EPA grants bee-killing pesticide ’emergency’ approval; a ‘routine abuse of emergency exemptions’

"The EPA is routinely misusing the 'emergency' process to get sulfoxaflor approved because it's too toxic to make it through normal pesticide reviews."

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