Monday, February 26, 2024

Tag: oil refinery

US oil refineries expose communities to cancer-causing benzene, report finds

Self-reported data showed that last year the highest average net benzene levels were produced by a refinery owned by Marathon Petroleum in Texas City, Texas.

US oil companies set to reap up to $126 billion in...

"There's a simple way to stop this profiteering: put a tax on the excess profits oil companies are making because of this crisis."

A leaking oil refinery on St. Croix gives Biden his first...

This is a perfect chance for President Biden to show the country and the world just how serious he is about environmental justice.

Massive fire erupts at Indonesian oil refinery

“The cause of the fire is not known with certainty, but at the time of the incident, it was raining heavily accompanied by lightning.”

Oil refineries face shutdowns as demand collapses

In other words, facing a mounting glut and no ability to lower output further, some refineries may simply need to shut down entirely.

Mexico is letting an oil company destroy protected mangroves for an...

Satellite images posted on Quartz show the cleared land to accommodate the construction.

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Does America have the balls – or means – to buy out malignant swamp...

On John Oliver’s satiric bribe* to the Supreme Court’s king of corruption.

UNRWA faces collapse: Israeli actions and funding cuts threaten agency’s future

Facing unprecedented challenges, UNRWA pleads for international support as Israel's relentless attacks and defunding threats push the agency to the brink.

NRA and Wayne LaPierre found guilty in corruption case: A blow to gun rights...

A Manhattan jury delivers a seismic verdict, finding Wayne LaPierre and the NRA guilty of corruption, shaking the foundations of America's gun rights stronghold.

Whales and dolphins bear the brunt as seas turn toxic

Marine sentinel alert: new study exposes alarming toxic heavy metal levels in stranded whales and dolphins, highlighting a hidden threat to marine life and human health.

Biden administration’s strict anti-migrant policies spark outcry

"Within a badly broken immigration system, the humanitarian assistance provided by Annunciation House is one of the few things that works well. We in El Paso stand with the faith leaders and volunteers who lead this work and make us proud to call this border community our home."