Wednesday, September 28, 2022

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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The truth behind “self-made” billionaires

Billionaires are not made by rugged individuals. They’re made by policy failures. And a system that rewards wealth over work.

Why are wild horses brutally uprooted from public lands while private livestock can stay?

The Bureau of Land Management is misleading the American people about the nation’s wild horses and burros.

‘People power has won the day’: Manchin dirty deal defeated

"Manchin's dirty deal went down in flames today because Indigenous and frontline communities raised their voices."

Burning books (or rather book companies)

Think of this as the modern capitalist version of burning books, though as with those fossil-fuel companies, it is, in reality, more like burning the future.

MAGA, Tea Party’s steroidal cousin, will outlast Trump – but only by escaping primitive...

Trump finale emerges as the perfect lesson that Pride (still) Goeth Before the Fall, exposing the dangers of not knowing who you are, what you can and can't do.