Monday, September 27, 2021

Tag: oil pipelines

Indigenous resistance instrumental in stopping high-profile fossil fuel projects, says report

Indigenous peoples in North America have helped block tar sands mines, oil pipelines, and LNG export terminals. Their successes against the fossil fuel industry have kept enormous volumes of carbon pollution out of the atmosphere.

Young Indigenous organizers are taking the fight against oil pipelines to...

With the Line 3 and Dakota Access pipelines threatening Indigenous land, youth from the Standing Rock and Cheyenne River Sioux tribes ran 2,000 miles to deliver a powerful message to the new administration.

Keystone pipeline spills again, leaking nearly 400,000 gallons of crude oil...

"It happens over and over and over and over and over."

Pipeline permit scandal highlights confusion amid push to build plastics plants

“I hope Gov. Wolf will shut down all pipeline construction projects and have a major investigation, not only in this county but in other places where conservation districts are issuing permits.”

1 dead, 5 injured in second Enbridge pipeline explosion this year

"These incidents are just the latest in a growing list of injurious and deadly fossil fuel impacts across the United States."

Louisiana law turning pipeline protests into felonies violates constitution, new lawsuit...

“By turning so much of the land in this state into critical infrastructure, the average person can find themselves facing five years in prison for literally just being in the wrong place at the wrong time.”

Pipeline opposition groups fight back against anti-protest laws ‘designed to intimidate’

"The response of the government to protest ought to be engaging on the issue, listening to the concerns of the people that are speaking out, and trying to respect and work with them, not stifle First Amendment rights."

Student reporters in West Virginia find Atlantic Coast Pipeline offers only...

“It was trouble finding out how many jobs the pipeline would create.”

Bills criminalizing pipeline protest arise in statehouses nationwide

The bills have forced the hands of activists across the country, diverting time and energy that would be spent organizing towards fending off the model bills.

Victory: Federal court throws out Energy Transfer’s lawsuit against DAPL water...

"This is a huge victory not just for Greenpeace but for anyone and everyone who has ever stood up against powerful corporate interests."

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Green hydrogen’s rapidly falling costs undermine the gas industry’s argument for blue hydrogen

Aside from those and other specific uses, the idea of a hydrogen economy should be retired, whether it’s blue or green.

Move or change: How plants and animals are trying to survive a warming world

Thor Hanson’s new book explains the biology behind climate change and why some species may be better able to survive a quickly changing planet.

US House of Representatives passes Women’s Health Protection Act

“The House has stepped in where the courts have failed us."

When I was at law school with Clarence Thomas

I was in law school in 1973 when the Supreme Court decided Roe, protecting a pregnant person’s right to privacy under the 14th amendment to the Constitution.