Saturday, July 2, 2022

Tag: oil spills

Gov. Gavin Newsom says California is cracking down on oil spills....

After we reported oil companies are making millions from illegal spills, California’s governor defended his administration’s record on oil regulation.

Did North Dakota regulators hide an oil and gas industry spill...

“I am disgusted with how state officials and city council members view these threats and deem it acceptable to potentially harm human health.”

50 years later: Trump administration’s off-shore drilling plan completely unnecessary

This time around, partisan politics have become part of the process.

Dakota Access Pipeline is already springing leaks

“This is what we have said all along: Oil pipelines leak and spill.”

Giant North Dakota oil spill from 2013 still not cleaned up

This is another example of how unsafe pipeline are, and that spills are not a question of “if” but “when.”

North Dakota’s oil spill record: 85 pipeline accidents in 20 years

A new study finds that Standing Rock protesters’ concerns about the DAPL pipeline are well founded.

Oil Spills are Actually Good for Birds, Fish, and the Economy...

“Environmentalists worry that an increase in oil trains could lead to a rise in oil train derailments, but witnesses that testified before the EFSEC on behalf of Vancouver Energy say oil spills might not actually be that bad for the environment.”

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Naomi Klein: The US is in the midst of a ‘shock-and-awe judicial coup’

"The rolling judicial coup coming from this court is by no means over," warned the author of "The Shock Doctrine."

Divided we fail: A way forward for a divided progressive left?

Those that attempt to divide the progressive left into opposing camps at war with each other are almost as big a threat to the movement as the far right.

NATO and a war foretold

While the world determines how to hold Russia accountable for the horrors it is committing in Ukraine, the members of NATO should do some honest self-reflection.

4 myths about raising the minimum wage

We’re the richest country in the world, home to the richest people on the planet. We can, and we must, treat our workers with the dignity and respect they deserve.

“Where will the nuclear waste go?”

So, what should be done about nuclear waste?