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Tag: Oil

ExxonMobil’s climate disinformation campaign is still alive and well

The company is still very much engaged behind the scenes in trying to stymie any government attempt to seriously address climate change.

Ireland puts a halt on future fossil fuel exploration

Climate Energy Bill is the newest legislature passed by the Irish government to protect the environment and effects of climate change.

China is financing a petrochemical hub in Appalachia. Meet its powerful...

“This hub of horrors is a nightmare waiting to happen … The people deserve better than false economic hope and toxic neighbors.”

National Monuments open for business: Mining and drilling to begin on...

Today marks the "largest rollback of protections for public lands and waters in U.S. history."

Meet the money and people fueling the contested Bayou Bridge Pipeline

Here are the interests pushing Bayou Bridge despite the substantial public opposition.

Elizabeth Warren condemns Trump’s plan to expand offshore drilling

"This handout to Big Oil executives puts short-term corporate profits ahead of the long-term health and livelihood of America’s coastal families and ignores the growing threat posed by climate change."

90 percent of Outer Continental Shelf of US coast in jeopardy

“President Trump is once again defying a majority of American citizens, states, and businesses.”

Mexico’s Standing Rock? Sempra, TransCanada face indigenous pipeline resistance south of...

Mexico is now facing its own Standing Rock-like moment as the Yaqui Tribe challenges Sempra Energy's Agua Prieta pipeline between Arizona and the Mexican state of Senora.

How Northwest communities are stopping big oil projects

Last week, a Washington state energy panel voted unanimously to oppose what would be the nation’s largest oil-by-rail terminal.

Oil rig explodes in Louisiana: 7 injured, 1 missing

The rescued crew members are being treated at local hospitals and a search is underway for the missing man.

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Former judge sentenced to prison for bribery scheme and witness tampering

The former judge was sentenced to five years in prison, three years of supervised release, and ordered to pay a fine of $50,000.

The 9/11 hijackers were Iraqis, right?

The good news is that they want to learn. The bad news: nowadays, they tend to think that the men who flew those planes on 9/11 were from Iran.

Monsanto ‘commands’ civic group to turn in all communications over glyphosate

"There are millions of people around the world who have a deep and genuine concern that Monsanto's glyphosate is making us and our environment sick."
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Why the common good disappeared (and how we get it back)

The challenge is to turn all this into a new public spiritedness extending to the highest reaches in the land.

The ideology that unites Trump and the authoritarians he admires

It's about propping up "besieged majorities" in multiethnic countries.

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