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Posts tagged oil

Jul 25 '14
MSNBC Shows How Congress Members Use Ukraine Crisis as an Excuse to Push For More Oil Drilling
As jet shootings intensified the Ukraine crisis this week, some U.S. politicians took the opportunity to advocate for more oil drilling.
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/24/msnbc-ukraine-oil-drilling/

MSNBC Shows How Congress Members Use Ukraine Crisis as an Excuse to Push For More Oil Drilling

As jet shootings intensified the Ukraine crisis this week, some U.S. politicians took the opportunity to advocate for more oil drilling.

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/24/msnbc-ukraine-oil-drilling/

Jul 22 '14
Landmark Decision Approves Seismic Airgun Testing for Oil & Gas Drilling Off Atlantic Coast
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management will allow extensive seismic airgun testing off the Mid- and South Atlantic coasts. Seismic testing could cause major impacts to marine wildlife and the ocean ecosystem, and pave the way for offshore drilling off the Atlantic coast.
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/21/seismic-airgun-testing-oil-gas-drilling/

Landmark Decision Approves Seismic Airgun Testing for Oil & Gas Drilling Off Atlantic Coast

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management will allow extensive seismic airgun testing off the Mid- and South Atlantic coasts. Seismic testing could cause major impacts to marine wildlife and the ocean ecosystem, and pave the way for offshore drilling off the Atlantic coast.

SEE MORE:

http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/21/seismic-airgun-testing-oil-gas-drilling/

Jul 20 '14
U.S. Becomes Biggest Oil Producer After Overtaking Saudi Arabia
Is President Obama’s “all of the above” energy policy a success? Or a climate failure?
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/20/u-s-biggest-oil-producer-overtaking-saudi-arabia/

U.S. Becomes Biggest Oil Producer After Overtaking Saudi Arabia

Is President Obama’s “all of the above” energy policy a success? Or a climate failure?

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/20/u-s-biggest-oil-producer-overtaking-saudi-arabia/

Jul 11 '14
Viral Video: LEGO, Everything is Not Awesome
Greenpeace’s viral video LEGO: Everything is NOT Awesome has been suspended by YouTube, following a copyright claim from Warner Brothers. Greenpeace quickly transferred the film to Vimeo (see below). The video has reached more than 3 million views in less than three days.
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/08/lego-shell-everything-is-not-awesome/

Viral Video: LEGO, Everything is Not Awesome

Greenpeace’s viral video LEGO: Everything is NOT Awesome has been suspended by YouTube, following a copyright claim from Warner Brothers. Greenpeace quickly transferred the film to Vimeo (see below). The video has reached more than 3 million views in less than three days.

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/08/lego-shell-everything-is-not-awesome/

Jul 8 '14
Oil Train Disaster Anniversary Kicks Off Week of Action and ‘Blast Zone’ Mapping Tool
On July 6, 2013, one year ago yesterday, a train carrying oil derailed in the sleepy Quebec town of Lac-Mégantic, resulting in an explosion so wild and so hot it leveled several city blocks and incinerated the bodies of many of its 47 victims.
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/07/oil-train-disaster-blast-zone-database/

Oil Train Disaster Anniversary Kicks Off Week of Action and ‘Blast Zone’ Mapping Tool

On July 6, 2013, one year ago yesterday, a train carrying oil derailed in the sleepy Quebec town of Lac-Mégantic, resulting in an explosion so wild and so hot it leveled several city blocks and incinerated the bodies of many of its 47 victims.

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/07/oil-train-disaster-blast-zone-database/

Jun 26 '14
Violence in Iraq: It’s Always Been About the Oil
Events in Iraq are headline news everywhere, and once again, there is no mention of the issue that underlies much of the violence: control of Iraqi oil.
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/06/26/violence-in-iraq-about-the-oil/

Violence in Iraq: It’s Always Been About the Oil

Events in Iraq are headline news everywhere, and once again, there is no mention of the issue that underlies much of the violence: control of Iraqi oil.

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/06/26/violence-in-iraq-about-the-oil/

Jun 20 '14
Lawsuit Against 97 Oil and Gas Companies Survives Multiple Attempts to Kill It
A New Orleans, LA, area regional levee board voted yesterday to continue pursing an environmental damages lawsuit against 97 (yes, 97!) oil, gas and pipeline companies.
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/06/20/louisiana-suit-against-97-oil-gas-companies/

Lawsuit Against 97 Oil and Gas Companies Survives Multiple Attempts to Kill It

A New Orleans, LA, area regional levee board voted yesterday to continue pursing an environmental damages lawsuit against 97 (yes, 97!) oil, gas and pipeline companies.

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/06/20/louisiana-suit-against-97-oil-gas-companies/

Jun 19 '14
Princeton Study: Up to 900,000 Abandoned Oil and Gas Wells Pollute Pennsylvania’s Air
Pennsylvania already has a fracking problem groups struggle to inspire politicians to address. Now, a Princeton University study shows that hundreds of thousands of abandoned oil wells are adding to the state’s pollution.
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/06/19/princeton-study-abandoned-oil-wells-methane/

Princeton Study: Up to 900,000 Abandoned Oil and Gas Wells Pollute Pennsylvania’s Air

Pennsylvania already has a fracking problem groups struggle to inspire politicians to address. Now, a Princeton University study shows that hundreds of thousands of abandoned oil wells are adding to the state’s pollution.

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/06/19/princeton-study-abandoned-oil-wells-methane/

Jun 8 '14
RFK, Jr. Attacks Our Oil Train Craze on Ring of Fire Radio
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. says we’ve seen enough derailments to rely on oil for energy independence
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/06/08/rfk-jr-oil-train-ring-of-fire-radio

RFK, Jr. Attacks Our Oil Train Craze on Ring of Fire Radio

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. says we’ve seen enough derailments to rely on oil for energy independence

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/06/08/rfk-jr-oil-train-ring-of-fire-radio

May 29 '14
Utah Oil Spill Cleanup Continues After BLM’s False Claims of Containment
As rain poured on Utah land this past weekend pushing oil about five miles upstream into a wash adjacent to the Green River, it appeared that a Bureau of Land Management assessment of a leak was completely wrong.
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/05/29/utah-oil-spill-blm/

Utah Oil Spill Cleanup Continues After BLM’s False Claims of Containment

As rain poured on Utah land this past weekend pushing oil about five miles upstream into a wash adjacent to the Green River, it appeared that a Bureau of Land Management assessment of a leak was completely wrong.

SEE MORE:

http://ecowatch.com/2014/05/29/utah-oil-spill-blm/