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GOPers Accept $80,000 Donation From Oil Company, Write Pro-Pipeline Bill The Next Day

GOPers Accept $80,000 Donation From Oil Company, Write Pro-Pipeline Bill The Next Day

Republicans aren’t even trying to hide their bribes anymore.

by Jameson Parker· · News
Huge Win: President Obama Rejects Keystone XL Pipeline (VIDEO)

Huge Win: President Obama Rejects Keystone XL Pipeline (VIDEO)

“If we want to prevent the worst effects of climate change before it’s too late, the time to act is now.” – President Barack Obama

by Joe Fletcher· · News
Here’s Why #MidwestUnrest Could Be The New #NoKXL In The Climate Justice Movement

Here’s Why #MidwestUnrest Could Be The New #NoKXL In The Climate Justice Movement

Welcome to the next phase of the national climate movement.

by Joe Fletcher· · News
The New Mass Extinction: There’s A Pipeline Ready To Burst Under The Great Lakes

The New Mass Extinction: There’s A Pipeline Ready To Burst Under The Great Lakes

Beneath the Great Lakes, there is a ticking time bomb that threatens one-fifth of the world’s fresh surface water.

by Joe Fletcher· · 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
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Obama Vetoes Keystone XL Pipeline Bill, ‘It Has Earned My Veto’ (VIDEO)

Obama has vetoed the Keystone XL Pipeline bill!

by Frank Minero· · News
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Nine Shameless Senate Democrats Join 53 Republicans To Approve Keystone XL (VIDEO)

Send the bill over, Obama’s veto pen is ready!

by Frank Minero· · News
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Pope Francis To Big Oil And Others: God Says Go Frack Yourself And Stop Destroying The World (VIDEO)

This past week, the Pope has let the world know his views on climate change, climate deniers, deforestation and man’s abuse of nature.

by Debi Johnson-Champ· · News
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Pipeline Belches Up To 50,000 Gallons Of Crude Oil Into Yellowstone River

Yet another reminder why the Keystone XL Pipeline is a bad idea…

by Frank Minero· · News
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House Approves Keystone XL Pipeline — Luckily Obama Will Veto It

The House of Representatives has passed a bill approving the Keystone XL pipeline in a 252 to 161 vote. Republicans have adamantly demanded that the pipeline be built. After the wins that the Republican Party made in the midterms they now have the ability to get a bill through the […]

by Joe Fletcher· · News
View of the Four Bears Bridge, Fort Berthold Reservation, North Dakota. (Photo courtesy of WikiMedia.)

1 Million Gallons Of Fracking Brine Spill Near Reservation Water Supply

While Crestwood works to minimize coverage and damage estimates, the natural resources administrator for the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara tribes’ natural resources department Claryca Mandan said the spill site is “one of the worst places it could have happened,” because the pipeline stands at the top of a bluff. To make matters worse, if the brine is not contained it could reach nearby Bear Den Bay, which leads into Lake Sakakawea, currently supplying the Fort Berthold reservation’s drinking water — smack dab in the middle of North Dakota’s oil rush.

by Dylan Hock· · News
(Photo courtesy of WikiMedia.)

Cops Bust Up Knit-In, Make Arrest At Vermont Gas (VIDEO)

Far from hanging banners from the roof and locking themselves to the front doors by the neck, five women took seats in the lobby of Vermont Gas this week and proceeded to knit until, they said, they would be permitted to voice their dissent with Vermont Gas officials.

by Dylan Hock· · News
TransCanada CEO Russ Girling. (Photo courtesy of CBC News.)

Nebraska Residents Allege TransCanada Lobbying County Planning Commission Over Pipeline Regulations In Closed Meeting

Citizens are concerned about Big Oil’s infiltration of closed-door county meetings.

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
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Bad News For Keystone: Michigan’s Oldest Brewery Sues Oil Pipeline Company

The Kalamazoo River oil spill and other recent disasters prove Big Oil can’t be trusted with the Keystone Pipeline project.

by Elisabeth Parker· · 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
Bush White House Ignored bin Laden Warnings, Because They Wanted Iraq

Bush White House Ignored bin Laden Warnings, Because They Wanted Iraq

This is what it looks like when ‘businessmen’ run your government. It becomes an asset, a means to an end.