Thursday, April 18, 2024

Tag: oil wells

Department of Interior allocates $63.8 million to clean up orphaned oil...

“Through President Biden’s Investing in America agenda, we are investing in the nation’s future by addressing legacy pollution on public lands."

Big oil companies are selling their wells. Some worry taxpayers will...

“The overall industry is being assaulted right now through policy changes at the state and federal level. That’s the story writ large. The industry is dying.”

California releases new proposal to ban oil drilling near communities

“We are committed to protecting public health, the economy and our environment as we transition to a greener future that reckons with the realities of the climate crisis we’re all facing.”

This problem with fracked oil and gas wells is occurring ‘at...

Just look to its track record, and don't expect any surprises.

US Coast Guard demands Taylor Energy clean up 14 year oil...

"The time to clean this up was 14 years ago. Taylor Energy has shown nothing but negligence all this time."

The 14-year chronic, continuous oil spill most Americans never heard about

The federal government said it is committed “to ensure Taylor Energy will work to permanently stop the ongoing oil spill” because there is “still more that can be done by Taylor to control and contain the oil.”

3,000 wells shut down in Colorado after fatal house explosion

Wells will remain shut in until the company's field personnel can conduct additional inspections and testing of the associated equipment.

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New report reveals millionaires’ tax rates slashed by half since 1950s, fueling wealth inequality

This stark reduction in tax rates for the wealthiest Americans coincides with an era of escalating income disparity and could be costing the federal government hundreds of billions in lost revenue annually.

Missouri Republican Attorney General Bailey sues Media Matters using consumer law to censor the...

An analysis of Mo. Attorney General Andrew Bailey's bogus allegations against Media Matters.

Democrats challenge Biden administration: Are US weapons used by Israel in accordance with international...

This inquiry, led by Texas Representatives Veronica Escobar and Joaquin Castro, targets the very heart of America's foreign arms policies and its ethical implications.

New study reveals microplastics’ alarming journey from everyday items to human organs

The extensive reach of these particles beyond the gut and into critical body tissues, raises significant concerns particularly for the most vulnerable: Our children.

US diplomacy thwarts Palestinian UN membership amid claims of supporting statehood leaked cable shows

This diplomatic maneuvering seeks to avoid a U.S. veto, which would publicly align the country against Palestinian self-determination.