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Federal Court Order: Explosive DOT-111 "Bomb Train" Oil Tank Cars Can Continue to Roll
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: oil, trains, transportation, dangers, oil by rail, Sierra Club, protests )

Freya
- 17 hours ago - commondreams.org
A U.S. federal court has ordered a halt in proceedings until May in a case centering around oil-by-rail tankers pitting the Sierra Club and ForestEthics against the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). As a result, potentially explosive DOT-111 oil...
2015 Will Be All About Iran, China and Russia
Business  (tags: economy, Asia, Russia, China, Iran, USA, sanctions, oil, energy, ruble, derivate war )

Angelika
- 19 days ago - opednews.com
Fasten your seat belts; 2015 will be a whirlwind pitting China, Russia and Iran against what I have described as the Empire of Chaos. The declaration of economic war by the US and EU on Russia was essentially a derivatives racket.
2015: What Jihadists Will Try to Achieve in the Upcoming Year
World  (tags: jihad, oil, nuclear, terrorism, hostages, murder, beheading )

Barbara
- 21 days ago - clarionproject.org
From manufacturing an oil crisis to Iran's nuclear aspirations and lone-wolf attacks, jihadists will be looking to exploit our weaknesses.
10 Most Important Environmental Stories of 2014
Environment  (tags: climate change, environment, ecosystems, wildlife, habitat destruction, fracking, drought, plastic bags, Cargill, deforestation, election, oil )

Nancy
- 25 days ago - nationofchange.org
Climate change and energy dominate 2014's most important environmental stories. It is nice seeing positive environmental changes that will improve our world's future.
TAKE ACTION NOW! PERU: Clean Up Six-Month Oil Leak
Environment  (tags: OIL LEAK, Peru, oil, ecosystems, destruction, environment, energy, protection, pollution, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat, world, wildlife, water, healthconditions )

Cal
- 37 days ago - forcechange.com
The Petroperú pipeline has already been leaking for several months, poisoning the river and all the lives that depend on it. The pipeline needs to be fixed, and Peru's Ministry of Environment needs to address the leak
Plummeting Oil Prices Are the Latest Argument Against the Keystone XL Pipeline
Environment  (tags: Keystone XL Pipeline, plunging oil prices, environment, energy, oil, ecosystems, pollution, politics )

Cal
- 39 days ago - news.vice.com
The Keystone XL Pipeline has already run into a million problems, and the latest one might be plummeting oil prices.
Russia's Steep Rate Increase Fails to Stem Ruble's Decline
Business  (tags: business, consumers, government, corporate, finance, investing, investments, investors, marketing, money, news, oil, politics, society, world, russia )

Frank
- 39 days ago - nytimes.com
"Despite the Russian central bank's extraordinary move to defend the currency, the ruble's value continued to slide on Tuesday, presenting President Vladimir V. Putin with an acute set of political and economic challenges"-newyorktimes.com
THE ECONOMICS OF FRACKING: Junk Bonds Fuel the Shale Boom
Business  (tags: environment, destruction, junk bonds, ecosystems, fracking, frack is whack, business, investments, dishonesty, finance, ethics, marketing, money, oil, politics, corruption, economy )

Cal
- 39 days ago - businessweek.com
The U.S. drive for energy independence is backed by a surge in junk bonds that has been as vital to the boom as the breakthroughs in drilling technology.
Stop Using Taxpayer Money to Subsidize Dangerous Oil Trains
Environment  (tags: oil, trains, fossil fuel, danger, pollution, taxes, petitions )

Freya
- 40 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
For the past 18 months, Americans from Albany to Oregon have voiced growing alarm over the rising number of oil-laden freight trains coursing through their cities, a trend they fear is endangering public safety.
Stop Big Oil From Destroying Arctic Habitats. PETITION
Animals  (tags: wildanimals, wildlife, oil, oil drilling, Sea life, sea, environment )

Milca
- 41 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Oil exploration threatens narwhals and an entire way of life. A tiny Arctic community is fighting Big Oil, and they need our help.
North Pole Sues Koch-Owned Oil Company Over Contaminated Water
Business  (tags: business, environment, oil, corporate greed, pollution )

Dave
- 51 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Koch Brothers need a new heart like the Grinch.
Oil Prices Are Plunging. Here's Who Wins and Who Loses.
Business  (tags: world, Sustainabililty, protection, pollution, politics, nature, humans, habitat, environment, energy, destruction, conservation, oil, prices, global oil markets )

Darren
- 57 days ago - nytimes.com
While Americans were stuffing their faces with poultry Thursday, global oil markets were in chaos. And the implications are far-reaching.
Editorial: Time to Find Alternatives to Oil and Gas
Business  (tags: americans, business, consumers, corporate, economy, Entrepreneurs, energy, ethics, finance, government, investments, marketing, money, news, oil, politics, society, usa, shale play, New Mexico, New Mexico Center for Energy Policy )

Da
- 62 days ago - daily-times.com
It's time for the region to get serious about diversifying its economy. Yes, we have had good news about multi-million dollar investments made by a few companies that are using hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling to extract oil from the Manco
Help Protect Canada's Arctic From Oil Spills (Petition)
Environment  (tags: Arctic, Canada, environment, marine mammals, Nunavut, oil, seismic testing )

Julie
- 63 days ago - savethearctic.org
Please support the people of the tiny Hamlet of Clyde River, Nunavut -- one of the most remote communities in the world -- who have launched a courageous legal challenge against oil exploration in their waters.
PETITION: Keep Big Oil Out of the Arctic.
Environment  (tags: Oil, arctic, nunavit, legal action, canada's arctic, exploration, ecosystems, endangered, environment, nature, oceans, pollution, protection, wildlife )

Lone
- 63 days ago - savethearctic.org
The people of the tiny Hamlet of Clyde River, Nunavut -- one of the most remote communities in the world -- have launched a courageous legal challenge against oil exploration in their waters.
 

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