07 Oct '11, 3pm

In Throes of Keystone XL Controversy, Obama Admin OKs Alaska Offshore Drilling

The last hurdle now, assuming there is no backlash against the drilling, is a lawsuit currently in the works brought forth by Earthjustice , which says drilling will negatively impact whales, polar bears, walrus, fish and other Arctic marine species. ​Shell's Atrocious Human Rights Abuses and Oil Spills in Nigeria: Foreshadowing Disaster The Obama Administration decision to allow Shell and friends to drill in the Chibucki came on the same day as the release of a damning report titled, "Counting the Cost: Corporations and human rights abuses in the Niger Delta ," published by a British media group called ​Platform. "The report uncovers how Shell’s routine payments to armed militants exacerbated conflicts, in one case leading to the destruction of [a] town where it is estimated that at least 60 people were killed," wrote ​Platform in its Executive Summary . "​Shell continues...

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foe.org 08 Oct '11, 9pm

Contact: Nick Berning, 703-587-4454, [email protected] ; Damon Moglen, 202-222-4223, [email protected] Shocking Keystone XL p...

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Chart Shows Corruption in Govt Review of Keystone XL Pipeline Image via foe.org A new chart out today illustrates the revo...

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Industry leaders! Folks that stand to earn a profit from the construction of the pipeline. It's really that simple. Watchi...

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worldwildlife.org 05 Oct '11, 11am

The following statement is made on behalf of the groups listed below: “The Obama administration’s decision to affirm Chukc...

Keystone XL Hearing Begins

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From Green European Salvo Worries Pipeline Advocates Are Pipelines Safe? On Our Radar: Gaping Hole in Arctic Ozone A Ranch...

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 07 Oct '11, 10pm

The Yukon River originates in British Columbia, Canada, and flows through Yukon Territory before entering Alaska. In south...

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grist.org 06 Oct '11, 2pm

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care2.com 07 Oct '11, 10pm

Note: This is a guest post from Marilyn Heiman, Director of the Pew Environment Group’s U.S. Arctic Program . Science, not...

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treehugger.com 06 Oct '11, 7pm

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desmogblog.com 05 Oct '11, 8pm

​In 2009, Flint Hills Resources Canada LP , an Alberta-based subsidiary of Koch Industries, applied for—and won— 'interven...