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US Bank To Stop Funding Oil & Gas Pipelines Amid Calls For Divestment By
With the global divestment movement expanding exponentially comes a new victory: U.S. Bank, one of the largest in the United States, announced last month that it will be excluding gas and oil pipelines from their project financing,...
On Climate, Justin Trudeau’s Is ‘No Better Than Trump’ By
Environmentalist Bill McKibben is sick of people glossing over Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s climate record just because he’s nice to look at. To be sure, McKibben writes in a Guardian op-ed published Monday, Trudeau has “mastered so beautifully...
Filmmaker Says MSNBC Blacklisted Him Over Support For Bernie Sanders By
Published in partnership with Shadowproof. Oscar-nominated filmmaker Josh Fox says he was “blacklisted” by MSNBC after he became a surrogate for Senator Bernie Sanders during his presidential campaign, and actress Susan Sarandon recently stood up to MSNBC producers...
What Has Trump Done To The Environment So Far? By
(ANALYSIS) — “Environmentalism is out of control.” That’s Donald Trump, speaking at a press conference with auto industry CEOs in his first week as US President. As he spoke, reports emerged that he was preparing to sign executive orders to revive the controversial...
Iowa Pipeline Bursts Days After Trump Approves DAPL Construction By
Hanlontown, IA (REPORT) — Beginning around 5:30 am on Wednesday morning, local authorities in Hanlontown, Iowa, realized the Magellan Pipeline was leaking what amounted to 138,600 gallons of diesel fuel. KIMT in Iowa reported that emergency responders with the Worth County...
Trump Acts To Advance Keystone XL, Dakota Access Pipelines By
WASHINGTON — Dealing a blow to former President Barack Obama’s legacy on climate change, President Donald Trump signed executive actions Tuesday to advance the construction of the Keystone XL and Dakota Access oil pipelines, a move cheered by congressional Republicans...
VIDEO: West Virginia Gas Line Explodes In Fourth Major Pipeline Incident This Month By
A gas pipeline in Brooke County, West Virginia exploded into a ball of flames on Monday morning, marking the fourth major mishap at a U.S. pipeline this month. No one was hurt in the explosion, but residents told the local WTRF 7 news station that they could see a massive...
Nebraska Law Granting TransCanada Eminent Domain Challenged As Unconstitutional By
Three Nebraska landowners are challenging legislation that put power in the hands of the state’s governor to decide whether or not to allow Canadian company TransCanada the authority to use eminent domain against state residents. The case was heard Friday in a Nebraska...
What The US, Russia Are Really Quarreling Over: Pipelines By
Nearly two months ago, former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor-turned-whistleblower Edward Snowden handed smoking-gun documents on the international surveillance apparatus to The Guardian and The Washington Post in what’s become one of the most captivating stories...