Eight water protectors now face up to five years behind bars due to a new law targeting pipeline opponents. They were arrested and charged with interfering with “critical infrastructure” — in this case the Bayou Bridge Pipeline being built by Energy Transfer Partners (ETP) through the ancient cypress forests within the Atchafalaya Basin. The circumstances … Read More
What does it say about the prospects for multi-billion dollar tar sands oil pipelines, that a national government felt the need to buy a project outright in order to try to save it? When Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau decided to buy-out a failing tar sands pipeline from texas-based Kinder Morgan last month, it exposed … Read More
Trudeau may finally reveal today the true extent of the stranglehold that Canada’s oil and gas industry has over his government.
This tax bill will be no surprise, but it would be a disaster. It is the latest example of GOP efforts to prop up the dirty fossil fuel industry and their corporate cronies while giving short shrift to American families.
The ‘energy dominance’ tagline should be called out for what it is: another manifestation of the President’s misogynistic, hyper-masculine, abusive outlook on the world.
Trump’s botched celebration of Exxon comes while the President’s team works to dismantle environmental policies and institutions that were put in place to protect communities like those along the fence-lines of refineries and manufacturing plants in the Gulf Coast.
The Senators who voted to confirm Rex Tillerson voted for climate denial and they will be judged by the voters for that. We will make sure the voters know. We will demand a Separation of Oil and State.
Three words sum up Rex Tillerson’s performance yesterday in his confirmation hearing for Secretary of State: Unprepared. Unqualified. Unacceptable
Rex Tillerson’s efforts to paint a picture of moderation amount to nothing more than a ruthless public relations campaign to curry favor in the media. Meanwhile he has pursued a reckless path of continued oil and gas development in order to continue making as much money as possible for himself and his company, regardless of the consequences.
We’ve long known that the oil and gas industry was buying politicians. The latest expose from the New York Times confirms it once again, and this time it is frackers in the lead.