Fracking/Drilling Protesters Greet Ca Gov Jerry Brown At National Press Club

By Luke on Tue, -

On the 17th of April, California's governor Jerry Brown appeared at the National Press Club. To get in, he had to pass protesters demanding he cut his ties to California's oil and gas industy and [...]

This Is What Democracy Looks Like: The People’s Hearing On Offshore Drilling

By Steve Ahlquist, -

DeChristopher was speaking near the center of the Providence Marriott Downtown’s Grand Ballroom where the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) was holding a “science fair” type event to reach [...]

Dutch Minister Confirms Ban On Drilling, Shale Gas ‘Not An Option’

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The Netherlands will not give out any permits for the exploration for shale gas in the Netherlands, economic affairs minister Erik Wiebes has confirmed to parliament. ‘Shale gas is not an option [...]

Trump Moves To Open 90% Of Our Coastal Waters To Oil Drilling

By Rhea Suh, -

President Trump has launched the most sweeping industrial assault in history on our oceans, marine life, coasts and all they support, proposing to expose nearly all U.S. waters to the risk of [...]

Hilcorp, Arctic Driller Has Troubling Trail Of Violations

By Sabrina Shankman, -

By Sabrina Shankman for Inside Climate News - ANCHORAGE, Alaska—In the energy industry, Hilcorp has built a reputation for fast growth, big profits and making people rich. This 28-year-old [...]

Judge Orders Halt On All Mariner East 2 Drilling

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By Staff for Clean Air Council - (PHILADELPHIA, PA – July 25, 2017) On Tuesday, the Pennsylvania Environmental Hearing Board granted the petition of Clean Air Council, Mountain Watershed [...]

The Fight To End Oil Drilling In Los Angeles

By Erick Huerta, -

By Erick Huerta for SCOPE - Throughout its history, the fossil fuel industry has played a major role in the development of the City of Los Angeles. The massive oil fields and high production [...]

Lawsuit Challenges Trump Reversal Of Arctic And Atlantic Drilling Ban

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By Staff of Earth Justice - The groups, League of Conservation Voters, Natural Resources Defense Council, Sierra Club, Alaska Wilderness League, Defenders of Wildlife, Northern Alaska [...]

Oil Drillers Face An Angry Mob In Mexico’s Guerrilla Country

By Adam Williams, -

By Adam Williams for Bloomberg - When an angry mob torched City Hall in the southern Mexican town of Tecpatan last month, it sent a warning flare across a country already thrown into turmoil by [...]

Last Stand: ‘Water Protectors’ Return To Standing Rock As Drilling Set To Begin

By Sam Levin, -

By Sam Levin for The Guardian - Clarence Rowland returned to Standing Rock in the dark of night. The 26-year-old Oglala Sioux tribe member arrived to his solar-powered hut at 1.30am on Wednesday, [...]

Why Protest Camp In Florida Is Being Called The Next Standing Rock

By Richard Luscombe, -

By Richard Luscombe for The Guardian - At first glance the quiet town of Live Oak seems an unlikely venue for a stand against Big Energy. But in recent weeks it’s become a centre of opposition A [...]

Water Protector Alliance

By Staff, -

By Staff of Water Protector Alliance - Hundreds of water protectors gathered in peaceful protest singing and praying. Water trucks needed to drill under the river were blocked for hours. For the [...]

Obama Bans New Oil, Gas Drilling Off Alaska, Part Of Atlantic Coast

By Valerie Volcovici and Timothy Gardner, -

By Valerie Volcovici and Timothy Gardner for Reuters - U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday banned new oil and gas drilling in federal waters in the Atlantic and Arctic Oceans, in a push to [...]

Devon Energy Ends Leases To Drill Near Blackfeet Nation

By Michael J. Dax, -

By Michael J. Dax for Yes! Magazine - As Badger Creek’s oxbows meandered below, Tatsey, who sits on the Blackfeet Tribal Business Council, soaked in the gentle undulations of the green foothills [...]

Oil Production Begins At Controversial Amazon Drilling Project

By Adam Zuckerman and Kevin Koenig, -

By Adam Zuckerman and Kevin Koenig for Amazon Watch - Tomorrow, Ecuadorian state oil company Petroamazonas will produce the first barrel of commercial crude from the ITT (Ishpingo, Tambococha, [...]

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