The fight against the Bayou Bridge Pipeline in Louisiana isn’t looking too good. A federal district court judge had ruled back in February to halt construction of the crude oil pipeline through a sensitive wetlands region. On Friday, a federal appeals court shot that down.
Shit’s about to go down in Minnesota. The state’s Public Utilities Commission just approved a brand spanking new pipeline, and people are pissed. I’m talking Standing Rock-level of pissed.
The Nixon Ridge Pipeline in West Virginia exploded spectacularly Thursday, creating a fireball visible for miles. While TransCanada is still investigating why exactly this brand new, “best-in-class” pipeline blew up, we can offer some informed speculation.
In Louisiana, the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is disputing a judge’s ruling that it broke the law—all in the name of a crude oil pipeline set to run 163 miles through the state.
BURNABY, BRITISH COLUMBIA—At 6:30 a.m., workers started hacking away at blackberry bushes in a small clearing, wading through ankle-deep mud from the rains the day before. Just steps away, bright yellow signs staked into a berm warned of a high pressure pipeline buried beneath.
BURNABY, BRITISH COLUMBIA—Led by a coalition of First Nations tribes, thousands of protestors took to the streets on Saturday in Canada’s latest pipeline battle.
For the first time ever, a running pipeline approved by the Federal Regulatory Energy Commission (FERC) might get shut down.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approved the Atlantic Coast pipeline on Friday. The natural gas project has largely flown under the radar, but it’s one hell of a pipeline: 600 miles long and set to run through three states. Activists have been busy on the ground challenging it since at least 2013—and not far…
The northwest Chinese city of Lanzhou has a serious water shortage problem. To address the issue, its urban planners have sketched out an ambitious plan to deliver water from Siberia’s Lake Baikal to the city along a 1,000-mile-long pipeline. Getting approval for the project will be a monumental challenge, but it may…
An alarming new study has identified 6,600 chemical spills related to hydraulic fracturing in just four US states over a ten year period. The finding shows that fracking is far messier than previously assumed, and that stricter safety measures need to be established and enforced.
Between Hillary Clinton’s cough and the constant stream of diarrhea forever dripping from the mouth of Donald Trump, the 2016 presidential election seems to out-crazy itself each and every day. Today is no different, with news coming straight out of Morton County, North Dakota: Jill Stein broke the law, and Morton…