Empty Promise: US Bank Continues Pipeline Finance

April 12, 2018By David TurnbullBriefings 4 Comments

Empty Promise: US Bank Continues Pipeline Finance Published by Oil Change International in partnership with Indigenous Environmental Network, Earthworks, Greenpeace, MN 350, and Rainforest Action Network, April 12, 2018 Download the briefing Following waves of pressure over the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), US Bancorp (US Bank) CEO Andrew Cecere won praise from Indigenous rights and … Read More

RELEASE: US Bank Raises $2 Billion in Oil and Gas Pipeline Finance Since Pledge to Stop Pipeline Financing

April 12, 2018By David TurnbullBlog Post, Press Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 12, 2018 US Bank Raises $2 Billion in Oil and Gas Pipeline Finance Since Pledge to Stop Pipeline Financing Since revising its environmental policy last year, US Bank financed more than $2 billion to companies building oil and gas pipelines, including an estimated $480 million to Energy Transfer Partners, new analysis … Read More

Statement: Trump Administration Budget and Infrastructure Proposals Signal All-out Assault on Public Health, Environment

February 12, 2018By David TurnbullBlog Post, Press Releases

Trump’s infrastructure scam is all about greasing the wheels for oil, gas and coal development and his budget funds this massive giveaway. ‘Streamlining’ critical environmental review really means steamrolling landowners and putting a muzzle on communities when they resist oil and gas pipelines being built through their backyards for private profit.

California administration’s opposition to drilling offshore should extend onshore too

February 9, 2018By David TurnbullBlog Post, Featured

As we approach the Global Climate Action Summit, hosted by Governor Brown later this year, the governor himself has an opportunity to show true leadership and announce new steps to limit fossil fuel extraction across the state. After all, the case for a managed phase out of fossil fuel production in California has now been clearly laid out by his own team.