Climate Change Exacerbates Hurricane Florence as America Becomes World’s Leading Crude Oil Producer
Hurricane Florence will make landfall in the Carolinas on the same day the US Department of Energy announces that the US has likely surpassed Russia and Saudi Arabia in crude oil production.
The Trump Administration's Pro-Offshore Oil Drilling Stance is Ecological War On Alaska
Enabled by a ruthlessly pro-corporate GOP, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is hellbent on compromising public lands and threatening the ecological livelihood of local communities.
The Trump Administration Just Gave States Free Reign for Offshore Drilling, But You Can Fight Back
Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke plans to open up almost all of the U.S. coast to offshore oil drilling—more than 90 percent of the continental shelf.
Trump Wants to Open Nearly All US Offshore Waters to Drilling
The Trump administration unveiled an unprecedented blueprint for expanding oil and gas drilling in fragile waters.
Organizers of the Women's March on Washington Have Targeted the NRA
Your daily guide to what's working, what's not and what you can do about it.
Trump reverses Obama rule and orders Atlantic and Arctic waters opened for oil drilling
Obama Blocked Trump from Drilling the Arctic and Atlantic With This Obscure Law
In a preemptive move, President Obama invoked a little-known law to permanently keep oil and gas drilling out of the Arctic and Atlantic Oceans.
These Scientists Say the US Should Ban Offshore Arctic Drilling Forever
The Obama Administration recently restricted all offshore Arctic drilling till at least 2022, but some scientists think it should never happen.
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Why Voters Should Be Concerned About Clinton’s Environmental Promises
A fact check of Clinton’s speeches exposes contradictions between what she says and how she votes.
Shell Oil Spill Prompts Renewed Calls for a Moratorium on Oil and Gas Development in the Gulf of Mexico
An offshore rig operated by Royal Dutch Shell leaked over 88,000 gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico — a region which produces 17 percent of the nation's crude and supports a quarter of a million jobs.
Federal Judge Approves $20B Gulf Spill Settlement — And BP Can Write Off a Lot of It
Ninety-nine percent of public comment submitted to the US Department of Justice about the proposed settlement complained that BP would simply treat the penalty as a cost of doing business.
Protesters Take Over Federal Auction of Oil and Gas Leases in the Gulf of Mexico
The Obama administration is opening up new areas of the Gulf of Mexico and Alaska to oil and natural gas extraction.