THE BADGER-TWO MEDICINE AREAToo Sacred To Drill Victory: Court rules these lands too sacred to drill For more than 10,000 years, the Badger-Two Medicine area has provided strength, subsistence, and cultural identity for members of the Blackfeet Nation. This week, a federal court rejected the last remaining oil and gas drilling lease in Montana’s Badger-Two Medicine […]

via Too Sacred To Drill — Eslkevin’s Blog

Center for Biological Diversity News Release BAKERSFIELD, Calif.― On the eve of a holiday weekend and during a global pandemic, the Trump administration last week approved a new oil well and pipeline in Carrizo Plain National Monument. It would be the first well drilled in the monument since it was established in 2001.

via Trump Administration OKs Oil Drilling in Carrizo Plain — Natural History Wanderings

Ottawa on Friday announced a $750-million fund for cracking down on methane, which is sometimes flared off from oil and gas operations. Alberta Energy Regulator photo Canada is putting a combined $2.5 billion toward cleaning up thousands of risky, contaminated oil and gas wells and cutting a potent form of carbon pollution, Prime Minister Justin […]

via Trudeau pumps $1.7 billion into cleaning orphan and inactive wells — County Sustainability Group Photograph by Joel Sartore, Nat Geo Image Collection Read Caption The spill drove a push in science and some changes in regulations, but the dangers of offshore drilling remain. By Alejandra Borunda PUBLISHED April 20, 2020 The BP oil spill of 2010 started suddenly, explosively, and with deadly force. But the response has […]

via The Deepwater Horizon spill started 10 years ago. Its effects are still playing out. — “OUR WORLD” The Coastal and Marine Economies Protection Act would permanently ban oil and gas leasing off the coast of the Pacific and Atlantic Washington, D.C. – Keeping his promise to make sure there is never offshore drilling on South Carolina’s coastline, today Rep. Joe Cunningham introduced the Coastal and Marine Economies Protection Act. This bipartisan […]

via Rep. Cunningham Introduces Bill Banning Offshore Drilling on the Atlantic and Pacific Coasts — “OUR WORLD”

by: Care2 Team recipient: Secretary Ryan Zinke, US Department of Interior 66,062 SUPPORTERS – 70,000 GOAL BREAKING: President Trump just approved seismic blasting off the Atlantic coast that could harm tens of thousands whales, dolphins, and other marine mammals. This is all part of the Trump administration’s plan to open up all U.S. waters to […]

via Sign Petition: Trump’s Seismic Blasting Plan Will Injure and Kill Thousands of Whales and Dolphins — “OUR WORLD”