Government support for oil and gas pipelines exacerbates climate change and puts taxpayers at risk, according to a new report.
Leighton, which is based in Texas, has also been accused of operating without a license in North Dakota, Michigan, Iowa, and Ohio.
“Today’s ruling makes clear that climate-busting pipelines like Keystone XL cannot be built until the federal government does its job and properly analyzes these projects’ devastating effects on their surrounding communities and wildlife.”
In a key property rights decision, two West Virginia residents scored a rare victory from the state Supreme Court.
"We trust the United States Forest Service to 'speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues."
15 candidates for state legislature have promised to stop fracking and the construction of pipelines, which are tearing up rural Pennsylvania.
Despite the overwhelming evidence that pipelines are unreliable and prone to leaks, energy companies continue to treat their bottom line as the only factor when making decisions.
TransCanada could lose its permit to operate the Keystone in South Dakota if an investigation into this month's massive leak determines that the pipeline operator violated its license.
Native peoples have a legal, moral, spiritual and inherent right to be caretakers of the planet.