Keystone XL Pipeline

Trump’s Move to Approve Oil Pipelines Rekindles Battle in North Dakota

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share… By Emma Niles – While President Donald J. Trump sharply changed the federal government’s approach to the environment this week as he cleared the way for two major oil pipelines that had been blocked by the Obama administration by signing presidential memorandums calling for the continued…

President Donald Trump Issues Media Blackout at Federal Agencies

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Full Scale War on Science Begins – By Lauren McCauley – Though the majority of President Donald Trump’s controversial cabinet nominations have not yet been confirmed, his so-called “beachhead” teams have arrived at their respective agencies, carrying out orders that make clear that the “War on Science”…

Standing Rock Sioux Pipeline Protest Wins Another Construction Delay

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share… VIDEO: A day in the life of the Standing Rock Sioux Dakota Access Pipeline protest camp. By Glynn Wilson – CANNON BALL, N.D. – The protest over the Dakota Access Pipeline won another construction delay this week when the Obama administration announced Monday it would put…

Local Police Use Pepper Spray on Dakota Access Pipeline Protesters, Arrest 83

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Glynn Wilson – CANNON BALL, N.D. – According to the Morton County sheriff’s department, 83 people were arrested on Saturday while protesting a controversial North Dakota oil pipeline and pepper spray was used in what the local cops called a “riot.” Saturday’s arrests occurred in a…

Temporary Halt to Dakota Pipeline Should be Permanent

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Tom Goldtooth and Annie Leonard – Over the last month, thousands of Native Americans from across the country have converged to camp in and around the Standing Rock Sioux reservation in North Dakota to oppose the construction of the multibillion-dollar Dakota Access oil pipeline. The pipeline,…

Media Controversy Rages in Mobile Alabama Over Oil Storage Tanks

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Glynn Wilson – MOBIlE, Ala. – While the national news is rife with stories about the death of the Keystone XL Pipeline out west, the ongoing climate talks in Paris and the low price of oil internationally, a local petroleum industry front group and the politicians…

Mobile Residents Say No to Canadian Tar Sands Crude Oil Tank Farms

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Will the City Government Side With the People or Industry? By Glynn Wilson – MOBILE, Ala. — The citizens of Mobile, especially those in the historic Africatown community along with members of the Mobile Bay Sierra Club, have held public meetings and spoken up: They do not…

Tar Sands End Runs

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Coming Clean – By Michael Brune – In a narrow victory for common sense, yesterday the Senate rejected an attempt to legislate approval of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. Senators like California’s Barbara Boxer, Hawaii’s Brian Schatz, and Virginia’s Tim Kaine stood up as environmental champions…

Help Defeat Big Oil’s Wish List

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Coming Clean – By Michael Brune – I’m not going to lie, this week’s election was a blow. That’s exactly why we’re doubling down now, and I need to know you are too. Friends of Big Oil have taken control of the Senate, and they have a…