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Tag: Oil

A new Native-led strategy for fighting Keystone XL

This is now the only tribally owned land that sits directly on KXL’s U.S. route, and as such could present legal barriers to its construction.

Grassroots fighters for the Arctic Refuge take the case to DC

We must stand for the protection of the Arctic Refuge and ask our representatives to do the same.

What #ShellKnew and how it was used to stall international climate...

For almost two decades, Shell has pushed the same proposal to tackle climate change, which still hasn’t come to fruition.

Massive Utah oil shale project threatens public health, water supply

Conservation groups today formally opposed the Trump administration’s plan to facilitate the first commercial oil shale development in the United States.

As industry pushes billion-dollar fracked petrochemical projects, state regulators struggle to...

“I’m really worried when you see this kind of very large investment and then we try to play catch-up on evaluating what the risks and the impacts on people are.”

Oil companies and lobbyists say they’re ready to solve climate change....

But when one examines the fine print of the deal – and the financial benefits flowing to some of the people touting it – the effort looks much less utopian.

Why women from Asia are confronting US fracking: Oil extraction equals...

“If we are going to stop plastic we need to stop plastic where it starts.”

Infographic: How the oil industry is pushing plastic

The fracking boom is flooding the world with Ziploc bags, ketchup packets, and single-use spoons.

New investigation pins Koch brothers to ‘anti-transit canvassing campaigns’

While the development of public transit is seen by many as "positive for both impoverished communities and the environment," it hurts the Koch brothers' bottom line.

Oil pipeline CEO tells Federal Energy Conference: ‘It’s a great time...

The EIA conference, hosted by the federal agency that tracks energy industry trends and statistics, would focus on a decidedly different topic: the booming oil and gas industry.

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Republicans should never again recite the Pledge of Allegiance

Republicans are not showing loyalty but, rather, clearly exhibiting disloyalty.

What’s behind Trump’s assault on Europe

Trump is attacking Europe and siding with Russia for political – and not just personal – reasons.

‘It is time for him to go!’ – Michael Avenatti and Alyssa Milano at...

"Wherever you're from, you go home and volunteer in a campaign office... You turn this around for our country, it's up to each one of you – we can do this!"

Progressive Briefing for Thursday, July 19, 2018

"It is time for him to go!" - Michael Avenatti and Alyssa Milano at the White House, Former NY Senate Leader and son convicted of corruption charges in retrial and more.

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