Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Tag: oil spill

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.

‘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.

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The interminable, withering babble from today’s Tower of Babel

When the end is messianic, imperial, “destiny” or God’s will—human fabrications made into commandments—all civilized bets are off.

Biden wielding DNC to guard against Progressive challenge

"Just 34 percent of Americans describe Biden as honest and trustworthy -- a new low for his presidency."

Pfizer’s record-shattering $100 billion in revenue denounced as ‘sickening’

"A people-funded vaccine should be cheap and freely available."

99% of US coal plants cost more to run than replace with new renewables,...

“There’s a huge opportunity here to invest in coal communities, build local economic resilience and save money in the process.”

Four dark secrets about America

What America needs is a thorough transformation and a reset of the economic and political systems, which are now on dangerous and unsustainable paths.