Just days after the ending of the landmark climate talks in Glasgow, where Joe Biden promised to lead the world on climate action, the President’s administration offered the largest ever auction of Gulf of Mexico offshore drilling rights.
Hurricane Ida may have slipped from the news, but its deadly legacy continues, with the extent of lasting damage only now becoming apparent in many communities.
Environmental justice, Indigenous, and climate groups from announced today that they have delivered millions of petitions and letters from hundreds of organizations supporting a halt on new fossil fuel leasing and permitting on public lands and oceans.
What is a “world class” reserve of oil to BP, is “world destroying” to everyone else.
A new study on Coast Guard workers who responded to the Deepwater Horizon spill in 2010 finds increased levels of exposure to toxic disperants led to a higher prevalence of coughing, shortness of breath, and more reporting of wheezing, skin rashes, vomiting and diarrhea.
The U.S. government is providing extensive support for fossil fuel production on public lands and waters offshore, through a combination of direct subsidies, enforcement loopholes, lax royalty collection, stagnant lease rates, and other advantages to the industry, a new report released today finds.
A new report examines the extensive support for fossil fuel production on public lands and waters, provided by the U.S. government to the fossil fuel industry through a combination of direct subsidies, enforcement loopholes, lax royalty collection, and stagnant lease rates.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 10, 2017 Contact: Janet Redman, janet [at] priceofoil [dot] org David Turnbull, david [at] priceofoil [dot] org Study: U.S. Oil Industry Heavily Dependent on Government Handouts Almost Half of All U.S. Oil Production Subsidy Dependent Almost half of the oil production in the United States will depend on taxpayer handouts to make it … Read More
As Louisiana recovers from the worst flooding in the US since Hurricane Sandy, you would have thought that the chaos and lives lost in the flooding would force an immediate rethink from the Obama Administration regarding energy policy and our continued use of fossil fuels.
As the US shale industry comes under increasing scrutiny for its environmental and health impact, it has emerged that the US has secretly approved fracking offshore leading to billions of gallons of waste-water to be dumped at sea.