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Oil and Gas Drilling

The Latest On: Oil and Gas Drilling

May 20, 2016 | Blog Post

The Tide is Turning Against Offshore Drilling

A week that saw oil companies retreat from the Arctic’s Chukchi Sea, an agreement among Arctic-bordering countries, and a large spill could be the beginning of the end for offshore drilling.

May 13, 2016 | Feature

Fixing The Leaky Oil & Gas Industry

Too many communities have been left to deal with fallouts from an aging, failure-prone fossil fuel infrastructure network. One such disaster occurred at the Aliso Canyon gas storage facility near the Southern California community of Porter Ranch.

May 13, 2016 | Blog Post

Feds Should Close Loopholes, Tighten Enforcement in Methane Rule

Controlling methane emissions is a critical step toward addressing climate change, and more stringent regulations for the oil and gas industry would be a good start for public lands, taxpayers and the planet. (Spanish language version available.)

May 11, 2016 | Feature

Watching The Rails: One Community’s Quest For Safety

Faced with a deadly new threat, residents in one predominately African-American community are organizing their neighbors and allies from far and wide—building the power to take on a Fortune 500 company and complacent regulators.

May 11, 2016 | Feature

Vigilantes de los Rieles: Una Comunidad en Búsqueda de Seguridad

Los habitantes de una comunidad predominantemente afro-americana se están movilizando ante una nueva amenaza y se están organizando con sus vecinos y aliados provenientes de lugares alejados y juntos están desafiando seriamente a una empresa poderosa y reguladores demasiado complacientes.

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