Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Tag: Oil

Fracked shale oil wells drying up faster than predicted, Wall Street...

“Other countries, namely China, are frantically investing in renewables. For us to crow about our oil wealth, and not focus on renewables, is for us to miss the opportunity to be leaders in the world as it’s going to be.”

Oil tanker fire near Hong Kong kills 1, potential spill could...

The explosions were strong enough to be felt by residents of the nearby island.

Energy Transfer uses workaround to open mariner east 2 pipeline amid...

“We expected the state regulators and the governor to step in and assure the safety of Pennsylvanians. They have not.”

Dakota Access Pipeline company misses deadline to plant 20,000 trees along...

"This really is not as much about the monetary amount as it is about awareness and influencing future behavior."

Fracking in 2018: Another year of pretending to make money

Instead, the fracking industry has helped set new records for U.S. oil production while continuing to lose huge amounts of money – and that was before the recent crash in oil prices.

Michigan Gov. signs bill to keep Line 5 pipeline flowing

"We are deeply disappointed Gov. Snyder approved legislation that will keep oil pumping through the damaged Line 5 Pipeline for another decade or more."

Canadian government declares oil trains safe and plans to get into...

Here's why that's bad news for the communities in both Canada and the U.S. where this influx of oil train traffic will pass.

60,000 liters of oil spills from pipeline into Brazilian bay

"It was a leak of significant proportions, with an impact on the mangroves."

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."

Peak shale: Is the US fracking industry already in decline?

Has the industry run out of good rock?

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Third police officer sentenced to prison for framing black males

“These three police officers from Biscayne Park disgraced themselves and damaged the public’s trust in law enforcement."

Democrats are afraid of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez too. And that’s a good thing.

Chief among the reasons for the tension? Ocasio-Cortez’s apparent support for progressive primary challenges against centrist Democrats.

Majority of Americans support a 70% tax rate for mega-rich

"I don't think it's surprising. What we see, overall, is that the vast majority of Americans know that income inequality is one of the biggest issues of our time."

US politicians are selling out First Amendment and country for AIPAC cash

Now Congress is climbing on this shameless anti-Constitutional bandwagon.

Arizona activists face jail time for providing life-saving aid to migrants crossing Sonoran Desert

Arizona, activists with the humanitarian group No More Deaths go to trial today facing charges for a slew of federal crimes, all due to their efforts to leave water and food in the harsh Sonoran Desert to help refugees and migrants survive the deadly journey across the U.S. border.

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