Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Tag: oil pipeline

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.

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.

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‘History will not judge this kindly’: DNC Platform Committee votes down Medicare for All...

"The fact that our nation is the only advanced industrial country without universal healthcare cannot be blamed on Republican obstruction alone. It was also caused by Democratic leaders who've spent decades catering to corporate interests."

Disease-denying propaganda spews a pandemic of pandemonium!

We'll judge Trump Medieval Madness as we do other historic low points, like McCarthyism, interning the Japanese or 250 years of slavery plus a century of Jim Crow brutality.

House passes $740 billion defense bill amid the major struggles of the pandemic

“In the midst of a pandemic—as people across the country struggle to make rent, to pay their bills, to survive a deadly disease—it should be unthinkable.”