Climate justice advocates expressed outrage at California state oil regulator CalGEM over the recent approval of hundreds of oil and gas rework permits to continue dangerous oil operations within 3,200 feet of communities.
Author: Collin Rees
Response: New Carbon Capture Subsidy Bill Would Prolong Fossil Fuel Industry’s Power
“CCUS is a dangerous distraction from rapidly and equitably phasing out fossil fuels. Giving more public money to prolong Big Oil’s political power and profits is the wrong approach and a poor use of public funds,” said Collin Rees.
Three Strikes and You’re Out: Manchin’s Dirty Deal goes down in flames a third time
“The Senate’s rejection of this dangerous bill is a resounding victory for environmental justice communities and the climate,” said Rees.
Response: Manchin’s newest dirty deal text is even worse than earlier versions – and we’ll stop it too
“Fast-tracking giveaways to the fossil fuel industry is the opposite of climate leadership, and we won’t stop fighting to protect our communities and the climate,” said Collin Rees.
Response: Second rejection of Manchin’s dirty deal demonstrates power of climate, environmental justice movements
“We’ve defeated Manchin’s dirty deal twice so far, and we’ll do it as many times as we must until communities and the climate are safe from rampant oil and gas expansion,” said Collin Rees.
Leading climate, environmental, youth, and progressive groups urge “No Dirty Deal” in defense authorization bill
Leaders of over 20 top advocacy groups sent a letter to Nancy Pelosi, Chuck Schumer, and Joe Biden urging them to abandon attempts to pass Joe Manchin’s “dirty deal.”
Tuesday Rally on Capitol Hill will Urge Congress to Oppose Sen. Joe Manchin’s Dirty Deal
Members of Congress and climate justice advocates will rally Tuesday morning outside the Cannon House Office Building to oppose U.S. Senator Joe Manchin’s so-called ‘permitting reform’ bill, a massive giveaway to the fossil fuel industry.
Hundreds of Groups Blast Manchin Ploy to Include Dirty Deal in Defense Authorization Bill
Over 750 organizations sent a letter to Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Congressional leadership opposing the “cruel and direct attack on environmental justice communities” represented by Manchin’s dirty pipeline deal.
Oil Change International experts respond to COP27: Lack of progress on fossil fuels mars key steps on loss and damage
Despite important progress on establishing a loss and damage fund, COP27 failed to acknowledge the need for a rapid and equitable phase-out of oil, gas, and coal.
Election Response: Our movements won’t back down — Biden must step up to defend democracy, stop climate chaos
Declaring a climate emergency and stopping new fossil fuel projects should be at the top of Biden’s agenda — the future of the planet and U.S. democracy is at stake. The last thing Congress should do is pass Big Oil’s dangerous ‘permitting reform.’