Saturday, February 4, 2023

Tag: oil wells

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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How corporations hope to eviscerate workers’ right to strike

Corporations so fear this kind of worker power that they’re asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rig the scales and help them kill future strikes before they even begin.

‘Death sentence for women and families’: US court blocks domestic violence gun ban

The court ruled that the law prohibiting people with domestic violence restraining orders from owning guns "fails to pass constitutional muster," and that the ban is an outlier "that our ancestors never would have accepted."

Can the Military-Industrial Complex be tamed?

Cutting the Pentagon's budget in half would finally force the generals to think.

Department of Veteran Affairs exceeds goal of providing safe, stable homes to veterans in...

The VA permanently housed 40,401 homeless veterans.

Nearly 14,000 Nigerian farmers and fishers sue Shell for destroying their livelihoods with oil...

Individuals and institutions from two communities have filed claims against Shell, calling on the company to clean up the devastating pollution and compensate them for its effects.