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Trump’s Involvement in Dakota Access Pipeline Continues to Raise Eyebrows

Trump’s Involvement in Dakota Access Pipeline Continues to Raise Eyebrows

The Army Corps of Engineers told the Standing Rock Sioux tribe that Dakota Access Pipeline protesters must vacate the property effective Dec. 5, citing escalating violence and harsh winter conditions. Protesters have vowed not to leave the premises despite the order and the Army Corps has said it wouldn’t forcibly remove them. Watch the Facebook […]

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    Trump’s Involvement in Dakota Access Pipeline Continues to Raise Eyebrows

    Trump’s Involvement in Dakota Access Pipeline Continues to Raise Eyebrows

    The Army Corps of Engineers told the Standing Rock Sioux tribe that Dakota Access Pipeline protesters must vacate the property effective Dec. 5, citing escalating violence and harsh winter conditions. Protesters have vowed not to leave the premises despite the order and the Army Corps has said it wouldn’t forcibly remove them. Watch the Facebook […]

    Direct Action Campaigns Worldwide Target Fossil Fuel Industry

    Direct Action Campaigns Worldwide Target Fossil Fuel Industry

    EcoWatch By Lauren Berlekamp As the summer heats up, awareness is quickly escalating across the world as different direct action campaigns target a common denominator: the fossil fuel industry. Earlier this year, organizers including 350.org launched the Summer Heat and Fearless Summer campaigns, calling for a global uprising to “peacefully but firmly” stand up to […]

    Texas Standoff Over Dirty Oil

    Texas Standoff Over Dirty Oil

    William Boardman In a remote corner of northeast Texas, there are people living in trees because, they say, they’re trying to protect the planet from increased carbon emissions over the next century to help slow climate change. Challenging this treehouse blockade (see video below) is the advancing Keystone XL pipeline whose owners, the Canadian power […]

    Transportation Bill Drives Us to Deeper Oil Dependence

    Transportation Bill Drives Us to Deeper Oil Dependence

    Environment America On Jan. 31, Rep. John Mica (R-FL), chairman of the House of Representatives Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, officially introduced a major transportation reauthorization bill. The overall plan for the bill includes proposals to open the Atlantic and Pacific coasts as well as the pristine Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to drilling, and to open […]

    How Dirty Energy Drives Wildlife to the Brink

    How Dirty Energy Drives Wildlife to the Brink

    WildEarth Guardians The dunes sagebrush lizard, a small, rare lizard that lives only in Texas and New Mexico, was named one of 10 U.S. species most urgently threatened by fossil fuel development in a report released Jan. 19 by the Endangered Species Coalition. The report, Fueling Extinction: How Dirty Energy Drives Wildlife to the Brink, […]