New National Report Underscores Health and Economic Benefits of Clean Energy to People of Color and Low-Income Communities
Fossil Fuel Disinformation Campaign Driven by Profit Motives, Not Concern for Minority Communities By Joel A. Francis Last week, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) released an important new report, Bridging the Clean Energy Divide, that refutes highly misleading fossil fuel claims about clean energy policies and communities of color. The report also calls attention… Read more »
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Another Friday News Dump: State Department Paves Way for Keystone XL Approval
State Department releases Keystone XL environmental impact statement, ignores reality of climate change impacts This afternoon, the State Department released its Supplementary Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) on the controversial Keystone XL (KXL) pipeline, claiming that the pipeline will “not likely result in significant adverse environmental effects.” The SEIS paves the way for President Obama’s approval… Read more »
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Five things to consider about the Yellowstone Pipeline leak
Nearly a week has passed and thousands of gallons of crude oil have poured into the Yellowstone River in Montana. The spill has placed attention on America’s often overlooked and aging pipeline system. As the media continues to cover ExxonMobil and its ruptured pipeline, here are a few things to consider about pipelines in the… Read more »
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