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  • Industry Funded Politicians Hope To Thwart Pollution Penalties In North Carolina

    15 April 2014, 4:25 pm by: Farron Cousins

    On March 6th of this year, North Carolina Superior Court Judge Paul Ridgeway handed down a ruling that Duke Energy must immediately prevent toxins from their coal ash ponds from leaking into the water supply, and also that the energy giant had to develop a…
  • Wine and Milk vs. Oil and Gas: Existing Industries Go Up Against Fossil Fuel Job Promises

    15 April 2014, 3:34 pm by: Justin Mikulka

    Ken Stanton’s 400-cow dairy farm lies in the path of the proposed Constitution Pipeline, which would carry fracked natural gas from Pennsylvania to New York.…
  • Tax Breaks In Australia To Fund Climate Misinformation Book

    14 April 2014, 5:43 pm by: Graham Readfearn

    It's amazing what qualifies for a tax break in Australia these days.…
  • Why Isn’t Petcoke Regulated As a Public Health Threat?

    14 April 2014, 1:44 pm by: Mike G

    Last year, a train leaving a Valero refinery in Benicia, CA derailed while carrying petroleum coke, also known as petcoke, a toxic byproduct of the crude oil refining process. None of the petcoke spilled that day as a result of the derailment, thankfully, but…
  • Never Again: Don Blankenship-Funded Video Absolves Don Blankenship in Upper Big Branch Mine Disaster…

    13 April 2014, 11:31 am by: Ben Jervey

    Don Blankenship's hubris is surpassed only by his greed.…
  • Kitimat Votes ‘NO’ to Enbridge Northern Gateway Oil Pipeline in Local Plebiscite

    13 April 2014, 12:28 am by: Emma Gilchrist

    Kitimat residents have voted against the Northern Gateway pipeline, with 58.4 per cent of ballots in the city’s plebiscite being cast against the project, as of around 9 p.m. Saturday. In total, 1,793 voted against the proposed project, while 1,278 or 41.6…
  • Oil Industry Cherry-Picks Drilling Data to Mislead Public on Federal Lease Programs

    11 April 2014, 9:00 am by: Ben Jervey

    The oil industry and its well-compensated apologists in Congress like to complain that the Obama administration is stalling oil production on public lands. The problem with that argument: it’s demonstrably false.…
  • Campus Discontent: Washington University Students Sit-In Against Peabody, Harvard Faculty Call for…

    10 April 2014, 3:52 pm by: Ben Jervey

    It's a busy week in the campus fossil fuel divestment movement. …
  • Six Shocking Truths You Should Know About This American Foundation

    10 April 2014, 12:31 pm by: Sandy Garossino

    In recent years, Canadians have heard a lot about those extremist American conservation foundations. They’ve been called radicals, money-launderers and even compared to Al Qaeda in Canada’s Senate.…
  • Oil-By-Rail Scrutiny Ratchets Up Across United States

    10 April 2014, 11:37 am by: Justin Mikulka

    Two years ago, trains snaked through American towns and cities day and night often without residents, or even city officials, knowing they were carrying explosive crude oil from the Bakken shale fields in North Dakota.…

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