The new rule would allow drilling without public review or environmental reviews that would analyze the impact of industrial actions.
While the full health impacts of the fire weren’t immediately known, a storm-driven chlorine gas release in a vulnerable community is the type of worst-case scenario that scientists and engineers like myself have warned the petrochemical industry about for decades.
The communities surrounding these terminals are constantly at risk of being inundated with a stew of oil and toxic materials."
Environmental, economic and political forces have converged, threatening to finally upend fossil fuel dominance.
"Like so much of what Trump is pursuing now, this is a targeted strike against environmental justice and racial justice."
Marathon “worked with powerful oil-industry groups and a conservative policy network financed by the billionaire industrialist Charles G. Koch to run a stealth campaign to roll back car emissions standards.”
"An energy policy that doubles down on fossil fuel use is not the right path. We need an ambitious, job-centric plan that is grounded in emissions reductions.”
Nationalization as a way to wind down the sector, tackle the climate crisis and create a just economic transition.
Are we any closer to preventing a similar—or worse—catastrophe?