Monday, September 23, 2019

Tag: oil spills

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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NYPD officer who guarded El Chapo’s wife arrested for selling cocaine

Under investigation after providing security for the wife of Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán while off-duty, NYPD Officer Ishmael Bailey was charged Wednesday...

‘Total massacre’ as U.S. drone strike kills 30 farmers in Afghanistan

Amnesty International said the bombing "suggests a shocking disregard for civilian life."
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The secret GOP plan to keep power

In 2020, we need to pay attention to state elections as well as elections for president and Congress. State elections could decide...

Open letter to congress: Why the Hong Kong human rights and democracy act of...

Note: Congress is currently considering the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019.  If this bill becomes law it will...

America, a nation drifting aimlessly, a government with no real vision for the future

If none of this happens, then America will be a nation that continues to drift aimlessly, having no vision of the country’s future directions, and continuing down a path leading to nowhere.