Despite industry claims, we need mining reform

May 17, 2019 • Alan Septoff
(Note: this is my first attempt at using a twitter threadrollup app. Please forgive formatting & linking errors – AS) The #mining industry’s (and their advocates’) arguments against #miningreform proposed by @NRDems & @SenatorTomUdall are built on untruths. @NationalMining, and @CatoInstitute in @thehill, claim that onerous U.S. oversight obstructs #mining investment, never… More »

The Clean Energy Revolution is a Chance to Clean Up Mining

May 14, 2019 • Jennifer Krill
Traveling across the U.S. in energy-producing regions, like Texas, Colorado, New Mexico, Pennsylvania – even urban Los Angeles, I am always struck by the enormous job we have ahead of us to transition to a clean energy economy. Our transportation… More »

Gov. Polis: sign the Colorado climate bill!

May 2, 2019 • Nathalie Eddy
 Oil and gas drilling in Colorado is a significant contributor to climate pollution. That’s why it’s critical that our community supports the proposed climate bill that just passed the state legislature and now waits for Gov. Jared Polis’ signature.… More »

Oil and gas methane pollution: “intensity” is industry’s latest distraction

April 26, 2019 • Justin Wasser
Energy In Depth, a front group for the oil and gas industry, has baked-up a new misinformation campaign to distort the truth about the pervasive problem with methane pollution from oil and gas operations. Their trick is to confuse the… More »

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Houston suffers a petrochemical disaster every 6 weeks

April 22, 2019 • Priscilla Villa
In the past month, Houston area-residents faced three major disasters related to oil and gas infrastructure. As a Houston resident, I was alarmed to see weekly news reports presenting the unknown dangers each fire posed to the community members living… More »

Time for BP to Walk its Talk

April 17, 2019 • Lauren Pagel
In November, we wrote an open letter invitation to BP’s ‘Lower 48’ CEO Dave Lawler to attend the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Denver public hearing considering the Trump administration’s proposal to weaken safeguards requiring the oil and gas industry to… More »

EPA’s Greenhouse Gas Inventory needs some fixing

April 11, 2019 • Justin Wasser
Methane pollution from oil and gas operations is dangerously high, and the continued expansion of production through fracking in places like the Marcellus and Utica in Pennsylvania, Ohio, and West Virginia in the northeast and Permian in New Mexico and… More »

Organizations denounce death threats against lawyer representing Xinka Parliament in consultation over Escobal mine

March 28, 2019 • Ellen Moore
On March 15, the Xinka Parliament denounced ongoing non-compliance with the Constitutional Court order on consultation, as well as threats and intimidations against Quelvin Otoniel Jiménez Villalta, lawyer for the Xinka Parliament. The Xinka Parliament was accompanied by representatives of… More »