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Tag: pipeline explosion

Enbridge Pipeline explosion forces First Nations community to flee

The blast may lead to a natural gas shortage to homes in British Columbia as well as bordering American states.

Pipeline that exploded in Pennsylvania part of push to build fracking-reliant...

The 24” diameter pipeline responsible for the blast had gone into service just seven days earlier.

Progressive Briefing for Friday, August 3, 2018

7 hospitalized after pipeline explosion, Senate Democrats agree to major military spending, White House rolls back fuel economy standards, and more.

TransCanada Pipeline explodes in West Virginia

TransCanada – the same company behind the Keystone pipeline – said the explosion has been contained and an investigation is underway.

Pipeline blast that killed one under investigation by national safety board

House Democrats called for an investigation this week citing their concerns that this was the “third major incident on Colonial’s system in just over a year and the seventh in less than five years.”

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Can the Military-Industrial Complex be tamed?

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

A school choice nightmare: Families getting government funding to switch from public to private...

The harrowing story of a Maine family shows the potential perils families face when they transfer to privately run schools that are less subject to government oversight.

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.

GOP readies ‘shameful’ vote to oust Omar from House Committee

"The GOP is riddled with white nationalists and antisemites. It is infuriating and absurd that they are trying to distract from the bigoted hatred in their own party by attacking a progressive woman of color."

City trees save lives, first-of-its-kind study finds

Planting trees has additional benefits for communities beyond keeping cities cool, such as reducing air pollution and boosting mental health.