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The Latest On: Climate and Energy

June 2, 2015 | Case

Defending The BLM’s New Fracking Rules

BLM’s regulations governing important aspects of oil and gas extraction, including well integrity and waste management, had not been updated since 1988.

May 20, 2015 | Blog Post

Gearing Up for the Latest Arctic Fight

On Monday, the Department of the Interior conditionally approved Shell Oil’s multi-year plan to drill for oil in the Arctic's Chukchi Sea.

May 14, 2015 | Blog Post

7 Hidden Dangers Buried in the Federal Tank Car Rule

Amidst a spate of fiery accidents involving trains hauling crude oil, the Obama administration has released woefully weak standards that leave dangerous trains on the tracks for far too long.

May 14, 2015 | Case

Challenging Weak Safety Standards For Oil Trains

The new safety standards issued by the Department of Transportation take too long to get dangerous tank cars off the tracks and contain loopholes that leave too many vulnerable

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