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Drilling in the Arctic was always a bad idea, and it is only getting worse. Though the first lease sale of land in the Arctic...

Jan 12, 2021 Blog Post

The oil and gas industry imposes tremendous costs on our environment and health, but despite those costs, the Trump administration and some in Congress have...

Apr 30, 2020 Blog Post

On May 19, 2015, a rupture in an onshore pipeline transporting oil from offshore drilling platforms in the Santa Barbara Channel to onshore refineries spilled...

Dec 9, 2019 Blog Post
Broken Pipelines, Dirty Refineries and the Pollution Impacts of Energy Infrastructure

The Trump administration has proposed opening much of the Atlantic, Pacific and Arctic oceans off the U.S. coast to offshore oil and gas drilling. The...

Dec 4, 2019 Report

The Keystone Pipeline has already suffered multiple spills, including a 210,000-gallon spill in November 2017. A geographic analysis of the pipeline finds that it likely...

Feb 22, 2019 Blog Post

It is easy in the midst of any extractive boom to giddily anticipate that the good times will roll on forever. The past two centuries...

Jul 24, 2015 Blog Post