Friday, December 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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Hype about Democrats passing the torch: Don’t get fooled again

While Pelosi quickly endorsed Rep. Hakeem Jeffries to replace her as leader, an overall closer look reveals a problematic record.

Eight reasons why now is a good time for a Ukraine ceasefire and peace...

People all over the world are calling for a Christmas truce, harkening back to the inspirational Christmas Truce of 1914.

Blessings and curses of a losing Trump finale: A boon to Democrats could hurt...

It’s not clear whether benighted, garden-variety Republicanism (or Democratism) is a better stimulant for Progressive politics vs. another vapid, sensationalized, chaotic Trump circus stunt.

As corporations enjoy record-high profits, experts urge Congress to ‘rein them in’

"Instead of raising interest rates and slowing the economy toward a recession, Congress and Biden should be taking aim at corporate price gouging."

Populist climate action requires thinking about freedom from specific oppressors—not just species survival

The climate crisis is a form of oppression by a wealthy few.