Post Tagged with: "oil spill"

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It’s Already Happening: DAPL Spews Oil From Multiple Leaks As Construction Continues

Tragically, the fears of clean water activists around the world are already coming true.

by Michelle Haskins· · News
Photo of oil spill: cc 2010 Bill Brooks/Flickr.

California Oil Spill Five Times WORSE Than The Oil Company Thought (VIDEO)

Shame on them. Cleaning up oil spills is a dangerous, arduous and painstaking process that we should NOT have to keep repeating.

by Elisabeth Parker· · News
Featured image credit:  video screen capture Manny Vasruez, via youtube

More Than 1,000 People Evacuated, State Of Emergency Declared After Oil Train Derails In WV (VIDEOS)

At least one of the cars careened into the Kanawha River, while others spilled oil into the river, which supplies drinking water to the surrounding communities. Local media reports the river is also on fire.

by Randa Morris· · News
(Photo courtesy of Flickr.)

U.S. Senate Candidate Challenges Politicians To Campaign For Communities (VIDEO)

True to his word, Green Party U.S. Senate candidate Chris Wahmhoff chose to spend his 36th (and second annual) birthday behind bars Tuesday, but for all the right reasons.

by Dylan Hock· · News
According to early reports, the oil spill covers at least half a mile, and is concentrated in the Atwater Village area of Glendale.  The oil is reported to be more than knee-deep in some areas. Image: screen grab / NBC

Breaking: L.A. Streets Submerged In Oil After Pipeline Ruptures (VIDEO)

According to early reports, the oil spill covers at least half a mile, and is concentrated in the Atwater Village area of Glendale. The oil is reported to be more than knee-deep in some areas.

by Randa Morris· · News
Chris spent ten hours in the pipeline; he saw, heard and felt many things. What happened next may help answer the question: 'Does Enbridge Care About Me?' Image @ BattleCreekEnquirer

Michigan Tar Sands Protester Skates Enbridge Pipeline (Part 2 of 2)

Chris spent ten hours in the pipeline; he saw, heard and felt many things. What happened next may help answer the question, ‘Does Enbridge Care About Me?’

by Randa Morris· · News
From Greenpeace Flicker Album, by 361gradmedien.de

BP Oil Spill Far Worse Than We Knew – These Are The Facts They Don’t Want You To Know

While Republicans continue to call for the U.S. to ‘DRILL BABY DRILL’ the tangled web of BP’s lies and deceit are finally brought to light and it is disturbing.

by Shannon Argueta· · News
Reckless environmental damage coming soon to a neighborhood near you!

It’s A Dirty Job, But Exxon’s Not Gonna Pay For It (Because They Don’t feel Like It)

The hypocrisy of the oil industry really shouldn’t surprise us anymore but they still find new ways to insult and abuse the public. All in the name of profit.

by Leslie Salzillo· · News
Oil Industry Linked To Earthquake, BP Dukes It Out With Halliburton, Pipeline Bursts In Arkansas (VIDEO)

Oil Industry Linked To Earthquake, BP Dukes It Out With Halliburton, Pipeline Bursts In Arkansas (VIDEO)

Not a good week for the oil industry. Not a good week for the environment. And not too good week a for us humans, either.

by Leslie Salzillo· · News
Mayflower neighborhood oil spill; photo by Ryan Liggett @KATV

Under Their Feet: Oil Pipeline Spill Forces Neighborhood To Evacuate

It’s going to be interesting when more pipelines – and bridges, freeways, train tracks, dams, etc. – begin to crumble as they deteriorate.

by T. Steelman· · News
Thank you, artist Shepard Fairey, for this beautiful and memorable image.

Obama’s Top 35 Accomplishments – Looking Back On A Historic Presidency (So Far)

President Barack Obama has taken many strides towards reversing 40 years of conservative policies, let’s raise a New Years’ Toast to four more years!

B.P. Banned From New Federal Contracts In The U.S.

B.P. Banned From New Federal Contracts In The U.S.

The EPA says that such bans are standard practice after criminal charges.

by Justin Acuff (Isaacs)· · News
Fox News Focuses On Benghazi While Evil Unions Kill Twinkie

Fox News Focuses On Benghazi While Evil Unions Kill Twinkie

This is why Fox viewers are the most ill-informed.

by John Viall· · News
A photo posted to Twitter by local Lafayette, LA KLFY TV10 is reported to show smoke billowing up from the burning oil rig in Gulf of Mexico. (KLFY TV10) @ www.cba.ca

BREAKING: Oil Rig Explosion In Gulf Of Mexico

The incident came on the heels of a BP settlement agreement to pay out $4.5 billion in penalties related to the Deepwater Horizon disaster.

by Ann Werner· · News
From Greenpeace Flicker Album, by 361gradmedien.de

BP Accepts Record $4.5 Billion U.S. Fine, Pleads Guilty To Felony Obstruction

BP’s total civil and criminal liability costs top $46 billion.

by Liberal Lamp Post· · News
Shell Oil To Drill The Arctic Ocean Without Ability To Seal The Inevitable Spill

Shell Oil To Drill The Arctic Ocean Without Ability To Seal The Inevitable Spill

They say it’s safe but that’s what they ALWAYS say.

BP Oil Spill Continues To Devastate Gulf Of Mexico Fishermen

BP Oil Spill Continues To Devastate Gulf Of Mexico Fishermen

Al Jazeera reports that after almost two years, the BP oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico is still causing devastation to commercial fishing. Fisherman like Greg Perez have seen their business and way of life drastically affected, and in some cases they have had to give up completely.

by David K. Sutton· · News