Friday, August 14, 2020

Tag: oil spill

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.

‘Shell must not get away with this’: Niger Delta still waiting...

Titled "No Clean-Up, No Justice," the new report explains that for "more than five decades, the people of Ogoniland, in the Niger Delta, have struggled against oil pollution, destruction of the environment and human rights violations."

Trans Mountain Pipeline spills up to 50,000 gallons of oil on...

“The ongoing demonstrations across Turtle Island right now show that people are ready to stand up and defend their beliefs including upholding Indigenous Title and Rights.”

20,000 ton oil spill in Russian Arctic has ‘catastrophic consequences’ for...

The Arctic is warming twice as fast as the rest of the world.

A decade later and still nothing learned from BP’s Deepwater Horizon...

“Instead of learning lessons from the BP disaster, President Trump is proposing to radically expand offshore drilling, while dismantling the few protections put in place as a result of the catastrophic blowout.”

10 things we’ve learned a decade after the Deepwater Horizon disaster

Are we any closer to preventing a similar—or worse—catastrophe?

Years before Exxon Valdez, documents show Exxon’s imperial oil prioritized public...

Nineteen years after Imperial dealt with the Arrow oil spill in Canada, the grounding of the Exxon Valdez oil tanker released 11 million gallons of oil into Alaska’s Prince William Sound.

Oil spill prevention law helps contain leak at Shell Puget Sound...

"No oil in the water is acceptable for any of us who do this kind of work."

10,000 gallons of oil spills into Chile’s pristine Patagonia

"These are home to some of the largest coastal colonies of marine mammals and birds anywhere."

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Donald the Dunce: He flunked Poli Sci 101

It’s hard to cheat when the whole world is watching...

‘Silence is complicity’: GOP condemned for doing nothing as Trump openly touts sabotage of...

“Donald Trump knows that if the people are heard in November, he and Republicans up and down the ballot will lose,” said Sen. Elizabeth Warren. “This is what we’re up against—and this is why we have to fight back with all we’ve got.”

Lawsuit filed after police handcuff 8-year-old boy on video

“My son has a disability and the authorities tried to make him a criminal.”

“Listen to the people”: How progressives win

These voices and ideas will not be able to change the poor strategy of the national Democratic Party on their own.

Reactionaries in ragged retreat: A wingnut brew of bottom-dwellers

Trump politics are in shambles, whatever he and lackeys try boomerang, and why should anything change in the next five months?