The oil industry continues to look out for the planet, one in which there’s no serious problem with climate change, nope, nosiree. As public concern about plastic pollution rises, consumers are
This is the grave of Edwin Drake. Born in 1819 in Greenville, New York, Drake grew up on farms in New York and Vermont. He wasn’t too interested in doing that for a living and he got work on the
The obvious solution to the North Dakota pipeline protests is just to reroute the thing so that it stays far away from the reservations. This is not rocket science, even if it is largely completed out
The big story in the Northwest right now is the overturning of the oil train in Oregon’s beautiful Columbia Gorge, leading to a big explosion and fire. Katie Herzog at Grist tells us that these
I know there is no way it will get past Congress, but President Obama is completely correct in calling for a $10 per barrel tax on oil to fund green infrastructure. The proposal would go toward a $32.
On January 23, 1973, the Oil, Chemical, and Atomic Workers went on strike against Shell Oil. This strike gained unusual supporters. Environmentalists came out hard against Shell and in support of OCAW
BP may not be done with paying up for the Deepwater Horizon oil spill yet, as a group of Mexican lawyers are suing the company for the damage it did to its waters. The oil reached Mexican shores on 30
…the oil industry has targeted the traditionally African-American neighborhood of Mobile, Africatown, for its storage facilities. Africatown has long been the neighborhood of choice for pollutin