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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.

Ranchers fight Keystone XL pipeline by building solar panels in its...

It's one of several creative protests against pipeline companies trying to use eminent domain to take private land. A Nebraska hearing is planned for August.

Trump approves U.S.-Mexico pipeline ‘that’ll go right under the wall’

"A better vision for American energy exists, but it isn't coming from the White House."

Dallas Goldtooth: The fight against DAPL is not over

“The fight against Energy Transfer Partners and its Dakota Access Pipeline is not over, nor is it an easy fight ahead.”

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Native American water protector becomes first to be sentenced to time in federal prison...

Seven Native Americans face felony charges, while hundreds of others still face lesser charges for their role in the fight against the Dakota Access pipeline.

‘That’s pretty pathetic:’ Bernie Sanders on Trump’s immigration policies

"I think that's pretty pathetic, but I think ultimately that's his strategy."

Progressive Briefing for Thursday, June 21, 2018

Trump signs executive order halting family separation policy he created President Trump signed an executive order halting what has become a notorious family separation policy...

New investigation pins Koch brothers to ‘anti-transit canvassing campaigns’

While the development of public transit is seen by many as "positive for both impoverished communities and the environment," it hurts the Koch brothers' bottom line.

Could the formation of a Space Force be on Trump’s agenda?

“Space as a war fighting domain is the latest obscenity in a long list of vile actions by a vile administration."

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