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Judge Tosses Major Keystone XL Permit

Judge Tosses Major Keystone XL Permit

A federal judge delivered a win to endangered species and a blow to the controversial Keystone XL pipeline on Wednesday when he tossed a crucial permit it needed to cross hundreds of rivers and streams. The ruling marks yet another setback for the 1,200 mile-long fossil fuel project that was first proposed in 2008 but […]

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    Construction Begins on Keystone XL Pipeline in Montana

    Construction Begins on Keystone XL Pipeline in Montana

    Despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, which has restricted the ability to gather in peaceful assembly, a Canadian company has moved forward with construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, according to the AP. As EcoWatch reported, last week Canada-based TC Energy said it would start construction despite the climate impacts of the pipeline and the […]

    U.S. Now Leads the World in Coronavirus Cases

    U.S. Now Leads the World in Coronavirus Cases

    The U.S. passed a grim milestone Thursday when it became the country with the most confirmed cases of the new coronavirus, overtaking both China and Italy. The U.S. now has at least 85,381 cases to China’s 81,340 and Italy’s 80, 539, according to data provided by The New York Times and updated at 4:34 a.m. […]

    Judge Orders Full Environmental Review of Dakota Access Pipeline

    Judge Orders Full Environmental Review of Dakota Access Pipeline

    Nearly four years after massive protests drew worldwide attention to the struggle of indigenous peoples to protect their land from fossil fuel projects, a federal judge has ordered a full environmental review of the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL). Wednesday’s ruling is a long-deferred victory for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, who have been concerned […]

    White House Ordered Coronavirus Meetings Be Classified

    White House Ordered Coronavirus Meetings Be Classified

    In a move that undercut and possibly delayed the U.S. response to the new coronavirus, the White House designated crucial meetings about the outbreak as classified, four Trump administration officials told Reuters Wednesday. The classified nature of the meetings meant that some government experts could not attend. “We had some very critical people who did […]

    As CDC Says ‘Do Not Go to Work,’ Trump Says Thousands With Coronavirus Could Go to Work and Get Better

    As CDC Says ‘Do Not Go to Work,’ Trump Says Thousands With Coronavirus Could Go to Work and Get Better

    By Jake Johnson Running roughshod over the advice of trained medical professionals and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, President Donald Trump Wednesday night suggested to millions of Fox News viewers that people infected with coronavirus could still go to work and recover, comments that were immediately condemned as irresponsible and dangerous. “A lot […]