Saturday, May 21, 2022

Tag: oil 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.”

Goldman Sachs-backed firm invests big in shipping tar sands by train...

The tar sands have a larger carbon footprint than other oil products when accounting for the product's entire life cycle – making it bad news for the climate.

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The Buffalo massacre and the mainstreaming of the Great Replacement Theory

Like an untreated wound, the Great Replacement Theory is being allowed to fester and is poisoning minds.

Analysis: 26 US billionaires paid average tax rate of just 4.8% in recent years

"When you include their untaxed wealth growth in the calculation, many billionaires pay almost nothing," said Frank Clemente of Americans for Tax Fairness.

Movements are vying for political power — is ‘co-governance’ the answer?

As the left increasingly focuses on electoral politics, a new framework is emerging for how candidates who win should partner with social movements.

Exxon doubles down on ‘advanced recycling’ claims that yield few results

The petroleum company is under investigation for misleading the public while exacerbating the global plastic pollution crisis.

Does Flint, Michigan, have clean water yet? The answer is complicated.

Even if the city has clean water, many people still struggle to accept that they’re being told the truth this time.