Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Tag: oil spill

Mariner East 2 pipeline charged with 48 environmental crimes in Pennsylvania

A grand jury report detailed extensive spills during the multi-year construction project.

Birds and other wildlife found covered in oil in Gulf of...

While there is no official estimate of how much crude oil spilled from the Alliance Refinery, LDWF said it could take weeks to save the affected wildlife.

Fossil fuel leaks, spills, flaring & chemical releases after Hurricane Ida...

The damage done after Hurricane Ida from the fossil fuel and petrochemical industry could be among the worst of such events ever recorded.

Divers find likely source of oil spill in Gulf of Mexico...

The spill is located 2 miles south of Port Fourchon, Louisiana and has so far remained at sea and has not impacted the shoreline.

Tropical cyclone causes miles-long oil slick

Oil spills have become an "unfortunate byproduct" of building large oil rigs in hurricane-prone areas.

Indigenous communities march for justice a year on from devastating Amazon...

“Together with the communities we will continue to fight and pursue all legal options nationally and internationally because the rights of 27,000 Kichwa people and the rights of nature have been clearly violated."

Pipeline spills over 1,600 gallons of oil near Los Angeles communities

More than 1,600 gallons of oil have spilled in the Inglewood Oil Field — the largest urban oil field in the country,...

Mysterious oil spill spreads along 11 miles of Delaware beach

The spill has mostly taken the form of oil patties that range in size from a quarter to a manhole cover, the Coast Guard said Tuesday.

Campaigners demand court shuts down Ecuador’s oil pipelines after spill

“Now, with a global pandemic raging, climate change accelerating, and the survival of thousands of Indigenous peoples at risk, it is imperative that the Ecuadorian court impose an immediate suspension of the country’s oil pipelines to avoid another disaster.”

15,000 gallon oil spill threatens river and drinking water in Native...

Because of travel restrictions, officials from ADEC and the Environmental Protection Agency cannot travel to the spill site. Instead, both agencies are in contact with local responders.

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Bogus “rugged individualism” corrodes our social fabric, fueling violent protest & pandemic mayhem

Either “rugged individualism” is exposed as a mistaken, scam mythology, disrupting and exploiting what’s good for the many -- or we face something closer to “rugged extinction.”

Oklahoma Supreme Court puts temporary hold on 3 abortion laws due to go into...

“All of these laws have the same goal: to make it harder to get an abortion in Oklahoma.”
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Don’t believe corporate America’s ‘labor shortage’ bullshit. This is an unofficial general strike.

What’s really happening is more accurately described as a living-wage shortage, a hazard pay shortage, a childcare shortage, a paid sick leave shortage, and a health care shortage.
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Minneapolis cop charged after killing innocent man with patrol car

The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office announced that Officer Brian Cummings has been charged with felony counts of second degree manslaughter and criminal vehicular homicide.

Personal interview: Abby Martin what are the prospects for peace?

Abby Martin is an American journalist, TV presenter and activist who continues her work opposing imperialism and promoting peace, as an independent filmmaker and journalist.