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By facilitating the transportation of dirty tar sands fuels, Keystone would add 27.4 million metric tons of global warming pollution to our atmosphere per year. President Trump's executive order advancing the Keystone XL pipeline is definitely a step in the wrong direction. READ MORE.
Washington, D.C. –- The U.S. Senate has officially denied the science of climate change, rejecting an amendment acknowledging that human activity contributes to global warming during today’s debate of the controversial Keystone pipeline bill.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Oil and gas industry emissions of methane, a greenhouse gas with more than 80 times the potency of carbon dioxide, will get new limits under a plan announced today by the White House.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senate and House leaders are pressing forward with legislation to approve the Keystone XL pipeline, with a vote out of a key committee scheduled this morning in the Senate and a vote in the full House expected tomorrow. The White House said Tuesday President Obama would veto the measure.
In a historic move, Gov. Andrew Cuomo today announced his final decision to ban fracking in New York. The governor’s decision comes just days after new reports underscored the health threats of dirty drilling.
On Tuesday, President Obama announced that he will protect a key part of America’s natural heritage and one of the world's largest salmon runs in Bristol Bay, Alaska from the devastating impacts of oil and gas drilling. Aaron Weil, conservation advocate with Environment America, issued the following statement in response.