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The Latest On: Oil

May 13, 2015 | Feature

Saving America's Arctic

Allowing reckless oil and gas development not only puts the fragile and irreplaceable Arctic Ocean at risk of devastating oil spills, but also threatens to worsen climate change, undermine national climate goals, and further stress the dramatically changing region.

May 12, 2015 | Blog Post

Texas Bans Fracking Bans

If signed into law by the governor, the Lone Star State will undo decades of local regulation protecting communities from fracking, including at least 27 drilling bans.

May 6, 2015 | Blog Post

Yet Another Explosive Wake-Up Call

Two crude-by-rail accidents earlier this month highlight the urgent need to regulate this dangerous mode of oil transportation, which threatens communities along the tracks.


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