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Permian Basin Pipeline Will Carry Out 1 M Barrels of Crude Oil Per Day

Permian Basin Pipeline Will Carry Out 1 M Barrels of Crude Oil Per Day

ExxonMobil and Plains All American Pipeline announced Tuesday a joint pursuit to construct a multi-billion dollar pipeline that will transport more than 1 million barrels of crude oil and condensate per day from the oil-rich Permian Basin to the Texas Gulf Coast, the Houston Chronicle reported. The proposed pipeline will stretch hundreds of miles from […]

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    Koch vs. California: These Groups Want Pruitt to Undo the State’s Right to Regulate Auto Emissions

    Koch vs. California: These Groups Want Pruitt to Undo the State’s Right to Regulate Auto Emissions

    By Ben Jervey A coalition of conservative groups, many with close ties to the Koch brothers, is calling for U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt to strip California of its right to set stricter greenhouse gas limits for personal vehicles. Not satisfied with Pruitt’s decision to rewrite the Obama-era emissions standards—which had been […]

    Court Tosses Exxon’s ‘Implausible’ Lawsuit Seeking to Stop Climate Probe

    Court Tosses Exxon’s ‘Implausible’ Lawsuit Seeking to Stop Climate Probe

    A federal judge on Thursday threw out Exxon Mobil‘s lawsuit that sought to derail New York and Massachusetts’ probe into whether the oil giant misled investors and the public about its knowledge of climate change. Exxon tried to convince U.S. District Court Judge Valerie A. Caproni that New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and Massachusetts […]

    Why Mike Pompeo Could Be Even Worse for the Environment Than Rex Tillerson

    Why Mike Pompeo Could Be Even Worse for the Environment Than Rex Tillerson

    By Kelle Louaillier As Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson was one of the most blatant revolving-door cases in the Trump administration and a clear sign that Trump’s government was of, by and for the fossil fuel industry. But make no mistake: Mike Pompeo could be far worse. Once again, this administration has proven that just […]

    Two Major Climate Change Lawsuits Move Forward

    Two Major Climate Change Lawsuits Move Forward

    By Ken Kimmell A major front in the climate change debate has moved to the courtroom, as I’ve previously discussed. Last week, plaintiffs in two separate cases won significant procedural victories—one against major fossil fuel companies, and a second against the Trump administration. Here are the latest developments and their implications. Bay Area vs. Big […]

    Schwarzenegger to Sue Big Oil for ‘Murder’

    Schwarzenegger to Sue Big Oil for ‘Murder’

    By Andy Rowell The Terminator is back. And this time he has Big Oil in his sights. Ex-California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has vowed to take on Big Oil “for knowingly killing people all over the world.” Reflecting sentiments expressed by many commentators over the years, including myself, of how the denial and delay campaign by […]