The story of the Detroit petcoke pile should give the Obama administration some serious pause as they consider the Keystone XL decision.
The official policy of the Obama administration now asserts that the social cost of carbon emissions to society are 60% higher than they previously estimated.
In todays House Keystone XL vote, those in support took in a combined $56 million from fossil fuel interests, $36 million from oil industry interests alone.
New analysis by Oil Change International revealed today that the 8 Republican members of the Senate Environment and Public Works committee who boycotted a vote on the nomination of Gina McCarthy to lead the US Environmental Protection Agency have received over $5.2 million in campaign contributions from fossil fuel interests.
Regular readers of this blog will not be surprised to hear that the GOP-led Natural Resources committee of the House of Representatives followed the Energy and Commerce Committee’s lead in voting to advance a bill designed to circumvent normal process and force approval of the Keystone XL pipeline. Even more astute readers will also not … Read More
For immediate release April 22, 2013 More than One Million Comments Urge Obama Administration to Reject Keystone XL Public Comments highlight that Keystone XL tar sands pipeline is all risk and no reward Washington, DC – Opponents of Keystone XL have submitted more than one million comments urging President Obama, Secretary Kerry and the State Department … Read More
Pro-KXL representatives in the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s pro-KeystoneXL vote today have received more than 6 times more in campaign contributions from Big Oil than those that voted against it.
A new report out today from environmental groups shows that the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline would, if approved, be responsible for at least 181 million metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e) each year, comparable to the tailpipe emissions from more than 37.7 million cars or 51 coal-fired power plants.
For Immediate Release: April 11, 2013 Contact: Molly Haigh, 907-750-1999, email@example.com Exxon Pressures Arkansas TV Stations To Ban Critical Ad Following Mayflower Tar Sands Spill Amidst reports of media intimidation at the site of the Mayflower, Arkansas tar sands oil spill, ExxonMobil has now taken to bullying local Little Rock television stations into canceling the … Read More
Arkansas has become the latest scene of an Exxon oil spill, and the subsequent spin attempts to side-step blame. The truth tells a different story.