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Obama blocks new oil, gas drilling in Arctic Ocean

The Obama administration is blocking new oil and gas drilling in the Arctic Ocean, handing a victory to environmentalists who say industrial activity in the icy waters will harm whales,…

Study: Third Wave of Fuel Projects Targets Pacific Northwest

Study: Third Wave of Fuel Projects Targets Pacific Northwest

Cousins to coal export and oil-by-rail projects, fracked fuel and petrochemical proposals gets its first regional review. SEATTLE, WA—Eight proposals in Oregon and Washington would build new refineries, pipelines, and…

Ending the Crude Oil Export Ban Will Have Steep Consequences for Pacific Northwest

Ending the Crude Oil Export Ban Will Have Steep Consequences for Pacific Northwest

Energy projects in the region will need to redo their reviews under a post-ban scenario. The end of the oil export ban could be a game-changer for the Northwest. The…

Statement on President Obama’s Goal to Reduce Oil and Gas Methane Pollution

Statement on President Obama’s Goal to Reduce Oil and Gas Methane Pollution

Methane is over 80 times more potent than carbon pollution when it comes to climate change in the short term Washington, D.C. — This morning, as part of a series…

Study: Oil-gas pollution tops expectations

Ozone-forming air pollution measured along the Colorado Front Range by scientists is up to twice Weitere Artikel: Zurich tops European cities fighting air pollution, Luxembourg bottom of pile The city…

Information on Bird Impacts from the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

Information on Bird Impacts from the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

What is the Likely Impact on Birds? The concern for birds are three-fold. – Brown PelicanThe first is the immediate threat to individual birds from oil contamination. The first oiled…

Deepwater horizon incident (Update 10)

Deepwater horizon incident (Update 10)

Unified Command continues with a comprehensive oil well intervention and spill response plan following the April 22 sinking of the Transocean Deepwater Horizon drilling rig 130 miles southeast of New…

Oil Spill Reaches Syrian Coastline

Oil Spill Reaches Syrian Coastline

First Satellite Imagery Shows that Oil Spill Reaches Syrian Coastline. Access is Needed for Immediate Clean-up

2 August 2006, Nairobi/Athens — The oil spill that has already polluted over 80 kilometres…