Monday, August 19, 2019

Tag: pipelines

Significant pipeline spill contaminates local water just 200 miles from Standing...

Local news have mentioned the event, but mainstream media outlets have ignored news of the spill.

Trump announces support for completing Dakota Pipeline

“This is the definition of corruption. The president of the United States should not be trading favors with oil and gas corporations."

Kinder Morgan: Canada’s Dakota Access Pipeline

A new, energized pipeline movement has been born. And the fight will soon be over Kinder Morgan.

Pipeline explosion in Kansas highlights unreliable nature of fossil fuel infrastructure

Early Tuesday evening, a gas pipeline ruptured near Kansas City, provoking a large fire. This latest leak further highlights the hazards pipelines present to the environment and public.

Canada approves Kinder Morgan, Enbridge pipelines despite fierce opposition

"Today's announcement may as well have said that Canada is pulling out of the Paris climate agreement."

Washington Victory Over Shell Oil Trains Signals a Turning Tide

Is the federal government wavering on pushing through ill-advised oil transportation?

3 Reasons the Standing Rock Sioux Can Stop the Dakota Access...

For starters, this protest is about a competing idea for the future of the planet—and waves of people will show up to make that point.

Pipelines in Canada Will Now Be Subject to a New Climate...

Canada is stepping up their aggressive climate change actions with requiring new energy projects subject to climate tests to determine their impact on greenhouse gas emissions.

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Trump’s contempt for working-class expressed in new expanded public charge rule

It is unimaginable that Congress would classify so many working-class and middle-class Americans as undesirable public charges.

Red states cut worker pay by $1.5 billion

If you’re a minimum wage worker in a conservative state, your state lawmakers may have cut your paycheck by over $4,000.

Fighting back: Six states sue the EPA over its approval of pesticide linked to...

“The EPA is egregiously sacrificing our children’s health by refusing to make a determination on this dangerous pesticide.”

Pennsylvania is discharging radioactive fracking waste into rivers as landfill leachate, impacting the Chesapeake...

Edited by Melissa Troutman Originally published by Joshua B. Pribanic and Talia Wiener for Public Herald edited by Melissa Troutman

Blackwater mercenary sentenced to life in prison

Responsible for firing the first bullet in the Nisour Square massacre in 2007, former Blackwater security contractor Nicholas Slatten was sentenced Wednesday to life in federal prison. Last year, Slatten was convicted of first-degree murder...