Residents Shout Down Oil And Gas Execs Over Fracking At US Steel Mill

By Kristina Marusic, Ehn.org -

Tensions ran hot Wednesday night during a community meeting about proposed fracking at the site of U.S. Steel's Edgar Thomson Steel mill in Braddock, 10 miles east of downtown Pittsburgh. [...]

Exxon Could Be Next US Corporation To Face EU Lobby Ban

By Eoin Higgins, Commondreams. -

ExxonMobil could soon join Monsanto as one of the only two companies not allowed to lobby European Union lawmakers. The oil giant, one of the world's largest energy companies, was a no-show at [...]

Solidarity Isn’t A Slogan, It’s A Process

By Cira Pascual Marquina, Venezuelanalysis.com. -

Imperialism is not a static phenomenon. What we had in the 19th century and into the early 20th century is different from what we have now. At that time, production was mostly inside nations. You [...]

Coastal GasLink Ordered To Cease Work On Unist’ot’en Trapline

By Unist'ot'en Camp, Popular Resistance. -

An inspection by the Environmental Assessment Office (EAO) has found Coastal GasLink Pipeline Ltd. (CGL) to be in “non compliance” with three conditions of their environmental assessment [...]

Are Investors Finally Waking Up To North America’s Fracked Gas Crisis?

By Justin Mikulka, DeSmog Blog -

While U.S. politicians from both parties have given standing ovations for the U.S. oil and gas industry, investors appear to be losing their enthusiasm. The so-called shale revolution, the [...]

Nine Year Losing Streak For US Fracking Sector

By Clark Williams-Derry, Sightline.org. -

Oil prices rose and oil and gas production boomed during the third quarter of 2018. But the US fracking sector continued its nine-year streak of cash losses. All told, a cross-section of 32 [...]

Climate Emissions From Gulf Coast’s New Petrochemical, Oil And Gas Projects Same As 29 New Coal Power Plants

In the last six years, officials in Texas and Louisiana issued permits allowing 74 petrochemical, oil, and gas projects to pump as much climate-warming pollution into the atmosphere as running 29 [...]

Beyond Extreme Energy ‘Welcomes’ FERC Nominee

By Melinda Tuhus, Beyond Extreme Energy. -

President Trump has just nominated Bernard McNamee, Executive Director of the Office of Policy for the U.S. Department of Energy for the open Republican seat on the Federal Energy Regulatory [...]

New Tree Sit Blocks Mountain Valley Pipeline

By Appalachians Against Pipelines. -

Elliston, VA — Early Wednesday morning, two new tree sits were erected in the path of the Mountain Valley Pipeline in Montgomery County, VA. These blockades are protecting trees on the pipeline [...]

Pipeline Opponents’ Legal Challenge Asks The Fundamental Question

By Elizabeth Ouzts, Energy News Network. -

Citizen groups filed another lawsuit against the Atlantic Coast Pipeline Thursday, this time taking direct aim at the federal certificate that undergirds all other permits for the complex [...]

When A Pipeline Runs Afoul Of Government Rules, Authorities Change Rules

By Kate Mishkin and Ken Ward Jr., The Charleston Gazette-Mail, and Beena Raghavendran, in ProPublica. -

A week ago, the federal government halted work on a massive pipeline project that runs from Northern West Virginia through Southern Virginia. The government said it had no choice but to order [...]

NY Denies Air Permit Renewal For Fracked Gas Power Plant

By Pramilla Malick, Protect Orange County, NY SCRAM -

One day after the air permit expired for the Competitive Power Ventures fracked gas power plant in Wawayanda New York, the State Department of Environmental Conservation denied the company’s Air [...]

Activist Arrested, Placed in Solitary For Monitoring Pipeline Construction On Her Property

By Sharon Kelly, DeSmog Blog -

On Tuesday, July 26, Sunoco Pipeline L.P. filed paperwork with a Pennsylvania court claiming that retired special education teacher Ellen Gerhart, 63, had violated an injunction. Three days [...]

FERC Issues Stop Work Order For Dominion Pipeline

By Friends of Nelson County -

Friends of Nelson County reports that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has issued a stop work order for the Mountain Valley Pipeline being built by Dominion Energy. Friends of [...]

It’s Time To Support The Bayou Bridge Pipeline Fight

By L'Eau est la Vie. -

The battle to stop the Bayou Bridge Pipeline has been a long one, with many successes. Not only did we organize 700 local people to the public comment meetings, we sent around 20,000 public [...]