When you think of healthy democracies, you definitely think of petrostates, right? Some would like to characterize Russia as a more varied and robust economy — not quite a petrostate — but the US Energy Information Administration has pegged 50% of Russia’s government income as coming from oil & gas (for some reason, that link […]
Dirty Energy & Fuel
Let’s just start with a note that should be obvious to everyone: If Obama had deep and long financial ties to Russia (and many of his campaign leaders did as well), was under investigation by the FBI for this, and then fired the head of the FBI (right after he asked for more resources to […]
The Ohio EPA says Energy Transfer Parner dumped 2 million gallons of bentonite clay into a sensitive wetland. The company says the state should thank it for dumping the muck because it is “natural.”
The Trump administration is reviewing plans for offshore natural gas and oil drilling in the Pacific. There have been no new wells of the Pacific Coast of the United States since 1984.
The United States. “We” elected a man who for decades has had a reputation as a con man. What could go wrong?… ♠ He talked about bringing all Americans health care — more affordable and cheaper health care. Turns out, after trying to push through a health care plan that would result in ~20 million Americans losing […]
A group of citizens in Alabama who spoke out against a coal ash landfill in their small town were vindicated, with help from the ACLU.
Between 2022 and 2027, India plans to add 12,000 megawatts of large hydro capacity, 4,800 megawatts of nuclear power capacity but ZERO thermal power capacity.
Originally published on Edenkeeper.org Violence is escalating against the Water Protectors of the Standing Rock Sioux. On Sunday night, November 20th, temperatures were below freezing when peaceful protesters were fired on with water cannons, tear gas, and rubber bullets. We need to act now to help support their peaceful, unarmed efforts to protect their sacred […]
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has issued new rules prohibiting offshore drilling in the Arctic Ocean and along the east coast of the United States. They rules will remain in effect until 2022.
Pipeline spills are inevitable. There have been 292 in North Dakota alone in the past two years. A ruptured pipeline in Alabama killed one person Monday night.
The Native American protest of the Dakota Access pipeline is important to all Americans who are interested in protecting the environment from destruction by fossil fuel companies.
Shipping companies have agreed to limit the sulfur content of their fuels to 0.5%. That’s down from 3.5% years ago, but still far more than allowed in automotive use.
US EPA Announces $400,000 Settlement With Halliburton Over Violation Of California’s Truck & Bus Regulation
As a result of its violation of California’s Truck and Bus Regulation, Halliburton Energy Services is being required by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to pay a bit over $400,000 in fines as part of a new settlement. The “fines” are a bit varied in nature and relate to: a $154,400 civil penalty, $180,600 […]