The Canadian government is in a race against the clock to secure the expansion of the Trans Mountain Pipeline. They’re gunning so hard for this archaic crude oil project that Finance Minister Bill Morneau promised Wednesday in a press conference the federal government would cover the dollars developer Kinder Morgan…
A controversial natural gas pipeline in the South met an obstacle Tuesday in the form of a court order on the side of wildlife. Dun dun dun.
The Keystone XL Pipeline is coming to a Montana neighborhood near you.
After weeks of intense opposition, Kinder Morgan announced it was halting all non-essential work on its Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion on Sunday. The move throws one of Canada’s biggest fossil fuel infrastructure projects into doubt, with the company setting May 31 as a deadline to resolve issues around the project.
President Donald Trump wants offshore drilling in every corner of our federal waters, but that doesn’t include state waters. New Jersey, at least, is being proactive about protecting those.
In a remarkable development in what’s shaping up to be a high-profile legal battle, a U.S. District Court judge has ordered a first-of-its kind court hearing on the science of climate change. It’s already drawing comparisons to the famed 1920s Scopes Trial on teaching evolution in classrooms.
Since its January roll out, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s offshore drilling plan has come under fire from all quarters.
Employees at the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) don’t appear to take the issue of climate change and rising sea levels too seriously. That’s at least one of the takeaways from a batch of documents the Center for Constitutional Rights received through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request…
The White House’s proposed budget deals a whopping blow to environmental programs of all kinds, but the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) would lose an invaluable asset: research into environmental health impacts.
What does it take for a $260-billion multinational corporation like Exxon to catch a break these days?
Some shareholders want to see oil companies take human rights into greater consideration when choosing what projects to finance. And the stark police brutality against the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe during its protest of the Dakota Access Pipeline in 2016 is why.
Last fall, the cities of Oakland and San Francisco sued oil behemoth Chevron for billions of dollars because of its role in causing climate change. Chevron is, of course, fighting the case, but if it loses, it wants to take down another oil company with it.
U.S. public lands are getting hit from all angles these days. Not only can those interested in gold and uranium mining now explore treasured lands like Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante, but oil and gas interests can now access all public lands in a much quicker, less regulated way.
America’s treasures are up for sale and the only thing you need to get them is the president’s phone number.
Let’s check in with notable glasses-wearer and likely Burning Man attendee Rick Perry. The Energy Secretary is in Davos for the World Economic Forum this week along a host of other Trump administration officials to rub elbows with the richest people on the planet because populism.
Preparing for anything climate change-related is officially out at the Department of Interior.
America’s environmental movement is having an Empire Strikes Back moment. From reneging on climate change leadership to rolling back regulations and opening up America’s public lands for business, the Trump administration has been almost shockingly effective at one thing this past year, and it’s hacking decades of…