User: irge304 Topic: Energy Extraction
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US election 2020: What is Trump's record on the environment? 16.9.2020 BBC: World
The president has dismissed the science on climate change. But what is his record on the environment?
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Feds’ plan to allow more drilling in western Colorado nets second lawsuit 16.9.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
More conservation groups are suing the Bureau of Land Management over a management plan opening public lands in southwest Colorado to drilling.
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Native Defenders Are Trying to Protect the Arctic Refuge—And Their Way of Life 14.9.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in Yale Environment 360 and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. For more than three decades, the Gwich’in Native community has helped to fight off repeated attempts by Republican administrations and fossil fuel companies to drill for oil and gas in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska, […]
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Turkish ship at centre of row with Greece returns to coast 14.9.2020 BBC: Front Page
The ship has been surveying energy drilling prospects in disputed waters, sparking a diplomatic row.
Uganda and Tanzania sign $3.5bn oil pipeline deal 13.9.2020 BBC: World
East Africa's first major oil pipeline is expected to create tens of thousands of jobs.
“No One Knows Where This Came From”—Trump Bans Offshore Drilling 13.9.2020 Mother Jones
Something weird happened at a Trump campaign appearance in Jupiter, Florida, on Tuesday. President Trump—long-time antagonist of environmental regulations and big-time proponent of oil and gas development—announced a decade-long ban on offshore drilling off the coasts of Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina. “This protects your beautiful Gulf and your beautiful ocean, and it will for a long time […]
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Op-Ed: Who will clean up Alaska's 'orphaned' oil infrastructure? 8.9.2020 LA Times: Opinion

President Trump's plan to drill for oil in Alaska's Arctic refuge could turn the landscape into a trash heap.

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Trump Is Trying to Greenwash His Appalling Environmental Record Before the Election 5.9.2020 Mother Jones
This article was originally published in HuffPost and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. During a May 2018 roundtable with more than two dozen outdoor sporting and conservation organizations, after more than a year of leading the Trump administration’s fossil fuel-centric “energy dominance” push, then-Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke promised to make a “grand […]
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Thousands allowed to bypass environmental rules in pandemic 24.8.2020 Chicago Tribune: Business
Thousands of oil and gas operations, government facilities and other sites won permission to stop monitoring for hazardous emissions or otherwise bypass rules intended to protect health and the environment because of the coronavirus outbreak, The Associated Press has found.
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Turkey's Erdogan hails huge natural gas find 21.8.2020 BBC: Business
President Erdogan says a Turkish drilling ship has made a major gas discovery in the Black Sea.
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Lawsuit targets federal plan that would allow more drilling on public lands in southwest Colorado 20.8.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Six environmental groups filed the lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Denver Wednesday against the Bureau of Land Management and the Interior Department, the BLM's parent agency.
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Arctic National Wildlife Refuge: The animals at risk from Alaska oil drilling 20.8.2020 BBC: World
As Donald Trump pushes forward with plans for drilling in the Alaskan wilderness, what is at stake?
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Opinion: Trump's push to expand Arctic drilling is dangerous and foolhardy 18.8.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Trump's rush to sell drilling leases in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge brings to fruition a huge congressional mistake that could add to global warming.

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California oil production limits stall in Legislature, leaving the issue to Newsom 14.8.2020 LA Times: Environment

Legislation to put mandated minimum space between oil wells and homes, as well as schools and playgrounds, failed passage in a California Senate committee.

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Trump administration backs off plans to open land near Utah national parks to drilling 13.8.2020 LA Times: Environment

Environmentalists and local residents defeat a proposal to open tens of thousands of acres near three Utah national parks to oil and gas drilling.

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Oil company Allenco and its leaders face criminal charges over deteriorating wells 5.8.2020 LA Times: Environment

Officials say the inactive Allenco drilling site near USC continues to pose a potential risk to public health and safety.

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Biden Has a Weak Link on Energy and Ethics— an Ex-Obama Official With Deep Fossil Fuel Ties 2.8.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in HuffPost and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. Ken Salazar, the Obama administration’s first-term interior secretary, took a job at an industry law and lobbying firm just months after leaving office. There, he refashioned himself as an oil champion and avoided disclosing the companies that paid […]
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Editorial: California faces an eviction catastrophe. Newsom, lawmakers need to act now 2.8.2020 LA Times: Opinion

As the downturn continues and tenant protections expire, we could see a tidal wave of evictions and a surge in homelessness even as the pandemic rages on.

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The sweet smell of success: How Bulgaria took the lead in lavender 30.7.2020 BBC: World
Lavender is used for cosmetics, fragrances and even, with the help of bees, to make honey.
The Spin: Former Bear Singletary travels with Trump to Texas | Gov. Pritzker’s dire COVID-19 warning | Mayor Lightfoot’s political call to arms 30.7.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Welcome to The Spin, the Chicago Tribune's politics newsletter.
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