Tahoe Resources Lobbies U.S., Canada to Intervene Over Guatemala Court Decision to Suspend Escobal Mine

August 31, 2017 • Ellen Moore
The following article was co-written by MiningWatch Canada, Earthworks and Network in Solidarity with the People of Guatemala(NISGUA). Tahoe Resources is lobbying U.S. and Canadian authorities to intervene on its behalf following a July decision by Guatemala’s Supreme Court to temporarily suspend… More »

Diverse voices speak out against delay of methane pollution rule

August 16, 2017 • Cornershop Creative
On Monday, more than 150 speakers testified before the Environmental Protection Agency at a public hearing concerning the proposed two-year delay of implementing the methane pollution rule.

Holding the Line: Taking the EPA to Court Over Methane

August 16, 2017 • Cornershop Creative
The CAA passed in 1970 with the purpose of making air breathable again. Today, we’ve made a lot of progress, but we still have a long way to go. Methane severely affects the health of community members surrounding oil and gas extraction sites.

Getting Real with Pipeline Disasters in West Virginia

August 3, 2017 • Traci Hickson

If you think silt fences will hold back the erosion, sedimentation, and landslides caused by pipelines built on steep mountain slopes in West Virginia, think again. Last month, the WV Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) issued a cease and desist order for Energy Transfer Partner’s Rover Pipeline for completely disregarding and violating erosion sedimentation and control measures. The photo evidence tells the story of numerous violations and polluted streams.

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