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Pipelines Are Still Being Built as the Rest of the Economy Shuts Down 5.4.2020 Truthout.com
Pipelines Are Still Being Built as the Rest of the Economy Shuts Down
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Trump to Hold In-Person Meeting With Big Oil CEOs to Discuss COVID-19 Relief 2.4.2020 Truthout.com
It looks like the administration is planning, in plain sight, to push a massive bailout for the fossil fuel ...
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Should the census count black and Latino inmates in rural prisons as area residents? 1.4.2020 L.A. Times - World News

The census counts inmates as residents of the rural areas where they're imprisoned. Critics say that practice siphons power from the urban areas which the mostly nonwhite inmates consider home.

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Builder of controversial Keystone XL pipeline says it's moving forward 1.4.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
The final decision to build the project comes after a decade of protests and political reversals in the U.S. Now critics say construction poses a new risk with the coronavirus pandemic.
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Could COVID-19 Spell the End of the Fracking Industry as We Know It? 30.3.2020 Truthout.com
New Mexico is just one state whose fracking boom appears poised to fall off an economic cliff amid the ...
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Tom Perez Put Corporate Lobbyists in Charge of the DNC’s Budget 30.3.2020 Truthout.com
Headed into a historically expensive election, there remains no independent oversight of the DNC chair’s ...
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Exxon Now Wants to Write the Regulatory Framework for Methane Emissions 24.3.2020 Truthout.com
Exxon spent decades misleading the public about its own findings on the impacts of burning fossil ...
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Not Even a Pandemic Can Stop Trump From Pushing Fossil Fuels 23.3.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in HuffPost and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. During the partial government shutdown that started in December 2018 and became the longest in US history, the fossil fuel-friendly Trump administration plowed ahead with its “energy dominance” agenda. As about 800,000 federal workers went without paychecks, the […]
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These are the jobs and sectors exempted from California's coronavirus stay-home order 21.3.2020 LA Times: Health

Many businesses, jobs and operations are exempt from Gov. Gavin Newsom's order for Californians to stay home to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

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We’re in a Recession, and It’s Likely to Get Worse 19.3.2020 Truthout.com
We’re in a Recession, and It’s Likely to Get Worse
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In Conflict of Interest, Interior Secretary Met With Halliburton Lobbyists 16.3.2020 Truthout.com
In Conflict of Interest, Interior Secretary Met With Halliburton Lobbyists
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Joe Biden Pays Lip Service to Climate But Has Fallen Short on Action 12.3.2020 Truthout.com
If Biden is nominated, climate activists will face the challenge of persuading a moderate to do a revolutionary’s ...
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$18 million fine proposed in fatal Firestone home explosion 12.3.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
State energy regulators on Thursday said they will seek to fine a subsidiary of Occidental Petroleum Corp. $18.25 million in connection to the deadly explosion at a home in Firestone nearly three years ago that a federal probe determined was caused by natural gas leaking from a severed underground pipe.
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Crashing Oil Prices Undermine Trump’s Aim to Drill Toward ‘Energy Dominance’ 11.3.2020 Truthout.com
Relying on an unstable shale industry may have left the U.S. economy more vulnerable during times ...
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Oil Executives Claim Halting Fossil Fuel Production Would Be “Criminal” 10.3.2020 Truthout.com
As public support for fossil fuels wanes, industry groups are continuing to push false claims to the ...
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Editorial: We've entered the coronavirus economy 10.3.2020 LA Times: Opinion

The stock market sell-off Monday was, on the surface, a reaction to an oil price war beteeen Saudi Arabia and Russia. But the trigger was coronavirus.

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The Climate Movement Has Gained Unprecedented Momentum Since 2018 6.3.2020 Truthout.com
More voters are prioritizing the climate crisis and holding politicians responsible for their ties to oil and ...
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Deserted oil wells haunt Los Angeles with toxic fumes and enormous cleanup costs 5.3.2020 LA Times: Environment

Hundreds of unplugged oil wells puncture the urban landscape of Los Angeles. But the city has been reluctant to use its full powers to ensure cleanup and protect the public.

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Climate change: Workers and poor 'need protection' from policies 5.3.2020 BBC: Front Page
Report demands a clean industrial revolution - but without harming workers or the poor.
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Your Plastic Addiction Is Bankrolling Big Oil 3.3.2020 Mother Jones
Let’s say you lost your headphones, so you order replacements on Amazon. They arrive in a blue-and-white Amazon-branded plastic envelope. Inside, there’s a clear plastic bag, and inside that, a hard plastic container, and inside that, finally, the headphones themselves, which are mostly plastic. I know the feeling that comes next: a twinge of guilt […]
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