Oil prices spike to $75 per barrel

Crude prices swelled above $75 barrel for the first time in three years as OPEC met in Vienna to discuss oil output.
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Crude awakenings: Oil on the delta, spills in the Russian Arctic and revolts in the boardroom

As the world gets more serious about shifting away from fossil fuels, the future for oil looks tenuous.

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Justice

Keystone XL pipeline project is canceled

The embattled project to carry oil from Canada to Nebraska had been on life support since President Biden’s first day in office and stalled by legal battles for years before that.
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Justice

Environmental justice: Memphis pipeline rekindles eminent domain fight

Many states give pipeline companies power to condemn land. A fight in Memphis is testing whether that's a recipe for environmental injustice.
Justice

Uganda joins the rights-of-nature movement but won’t stop oil drilling

Uganda's move aims to protect biodiversity from a mega oil project that it says will improve people's lives.

Justice

Israel: Greek tanker ruled out as source of massive oil spill

Environmental Protection Minister Gila Gamliel tweeted that Israel would continue to pursue the source of the pollution and bring the polluters to justice.

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Justice

Israel oil spill: How did it happen and what will we do going forward?

The oil spill event will continue to corrupt the Mediterranean's natural marine ecosystem for many years to come.

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Justice

Louise Erdrich: Not just another pipeline

The expansion of Enbridge’s Line 3 pipeline is a breathtaking betrayal of Minnesota’s Indigenous communities — and the environment.
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Toxics

Train derails in Custer, WA; people asked to evacuate

Roads in the Custer area have also been closed and people are asked to avoid the area.
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Toxics

Pipeline billionaire that operates area natural gas assets follows playbook, stepping down but staying

Kelcy Warren, the Dallas billionaire known for controversial pipelines, is stepping down as chief executive officer of Energy Transfer. But if the move is anything like those of fellow moguls in the industry, he isn't going far.

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Justice

Sumas First Nation chief says spill at B.C. Trans Mountain facility 4th ‘in the last 15 years’

An estimated 150-190 cubic metres (150,000 to 190,000 litres) of sweet crude oil spilled from its Sumas Pump station early Saturday and the pipeline was shut down.
Justice

Why crude oil trains keep derailing and exploding in Canada — even after the Lac-Mégantic disaster

The former top investigator of Canadian train crashes says Ottawa needs to "drop the hammer" on the rail industry in the wake of seven oil train derailments since 2015.
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