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ExxonMobil Hit With $20 Million Penalty For Polluting Air With Hazardous Chemicals By
In a huge win for environmental groups, a federal judge has ordered ExxonMobil to pay nearly $20 million for spewing millions of pounds of excess air pollution from its Houston-area industrial facilities. The Sierra Club and Environment...
Trump’s NAFTA Reversal Likely Tied To Oil Industry Pressure By
WASHINGTON, D.C.– Having called the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) “the worst trade deal in history” during his presidential campaign and repeatedly promising to “entirely renegotiate” the controversial pact, Donald Trump’s stance on NAFTA has...
Trump’s Russia Charm Offensive Is Meant To Isolate Iran, China By
NEW YORK — (Analysis) Donald Trump’s presidential campaign rhetoric was a cocktail of ostensibly nationalist economics and isolationist foreign policy that was viewed by much of the punditocracy as a sharp break from traditional U.S. policy. But while his words...
Rex Tillerson Tried To Take On Hugo Chavez … And Lost By
Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, has a long and shady history as a hatchet man for the world’s largest oil and gas company, from helping cover up his own company’s role in causing global warming to funding climate change denialism....
Exxon Heading Back To The Arctic Once Russia Sanctions Are Lifted By
ExxonMobil will return to its Arctic partnership with Russian state-owned oil company Rosneft once the US government lifts sanctions against Moscow, a top executive said earlier this year. According to a Reuters report from April, Glenn Waller – who heads up Exxon’s...
Obama To Kill Off Arctic Oil Drilling By
The Obama administration is expected to put virtually all of the Arctic and much of the Atlantic off limits for oil and gas drilling until 2022 in a decision that could be announced as early as Tuesday. The decision reverses Barack Obama’s move just last year to open...
For Companies, Investing In Women Can Mean Better Health, Education — And Business By
Ishrat Hussain’s decision to enroll in a Nestle job-training program that would kick-start a career in the dairy industry set her neighbors in rural Pakistan talking. For one month, the 20-year-old learned how to increase milk production through proper livestock feeding...
Debate Rages Over Exporting American Oil By
With U.S. oil reserves predicted to surpass that of giants like Saudi Arabia, a nearly 40-year ban on the selling of domestic oil abroad is being reexamined by congressional and business leaders, according to various reports Wednesday. Top Republican on the Senate Energy...
Judge Rules Exxon Must Face Criminal Charges Fracking Waste Spill By
Exxon Mobil Corp. subsidiary XTO Energy will have to face criminal charges for allegedly dumping tens of thousands of gallons of hydraulic fracturing waste at a Marcellus Shale drilling site in 2010, according to a Pennsylvania judge’s ruling on Thursday. Following...
ND Pipeline Spill Leaks 20,000 Barrels Of Oil, Destroying Wheat Crops By
A North Dakota pipeline spill has allowed more than 20,000 barrels — or 800,000 gallons — of crude oil to enter one of the state’s wheat fields, representing a worst-case scenario for farmers attempting to operate in pipeline-heavy areas. The spill is measured...