Monday, November 18, 2019

Tag: oil pipelines

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."

Police in Minnesota are using private security firms to target anti-pipeline...

“It’s clear that Enbridge is doing everything they can to have a very highly skilled force of security and law enforcement at their fingertips to do what they can to stop any resistance to Line 3.”

Oregon again a battlefield for fracked gas pipeline and Jordan Cove...

“The bottom line is we want to stop the project, so whatever tools are available to do that — so I’m not ruling out anything.”

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In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Why use the Ukraine to impeach Trump when you’ve got the emoluments clause (and...

In any event, it’s not too late to add the Hatch Act and Emoluments Clause issues if the Ukrainian case looks weak.

New study shows staggering consequences of for-profit healthcare system and Americans’ inability to pay...

34 million adults know someone who died after not getting the necessary treatment because of affordability.

Jane Fonda leads climate protests at US Capitol for fifth week in a row

“We cannot leave it to young people to fight this fight for their future by themselves.”