This month we took escalated our campaign and took the fight directly to US Bank’s Annual Shareholder Meeting in Albuquerque, where representatives from pipeline resistance groups from across the nation told their stories directly to US Bank executives.
Energy Transfer Partners (ETP) just made a remarkable confession that vindicates investors who abandoned the company over its shameful behavior at Standing Rock. During its quarterly earnings call with analysts last week, ETP announced that spending for 2018 would increase to $4.5 billion — $1.5 billion more than its estimate just three months prior. When … Read More
Last week, hundreds braved frigid temperatures and blinding snow for a series of actions demanding the US Bank end its funding of pipeline companies.
We find that Energy Transfer Partners’ Rover Pipeline would lead to annual emissions of nearly 145 million metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent. This would be the equivalent of adding 42 coal-fired power plants or over 30 million passenger vehicles.
As controversy swirls around a string of spills and air and water violations caused by Energy Transfer Partners’ construction of the Rover gas pipeline, a study released today underlines another reason federal regulators should halt the project: It will fuel a massive increase in climate pollution.