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Shock and Awe, The Chevron Way
Business  (tags: Climate, Corporate Power, Big Oil, Ecuador )

Judy
- 3 days ago - commondreams.org
"Chevron used a US law designed to attack the Mafia in an effort to 'criminalise' human rights advocacy. This allowed Chevron to claim to be a victim of the very villagers it had poisoned." --human rights attorney Steven Donzinger
New Warnings After Vessel Breaks in 'Doomed' Shell Arctic Drilling Project
Business  (tags: Climate, Arctic, Fossil Fuels, Shell, Environment, Big Oil )

Judy
- 324 days ago - commondreams.org
Workers find 39-inch hole in hull of Shell vessel meant to safeguard controversial drilling operation in vulnerable Chukchi and Beaufort Seas
Two Years After Oil Train Disaster, Profound Scars Remain in Lac-Megantic
Business  (tags: Climate, Canada, Transportation, Fossil Fuels, Big Oil, Tar Sands, Quebec, Oil Change International )

Judy
- 326 days ago - commondreams.org
A week of direct actions across Canada and the U.S. to stop so-called "bomb trains" began on Monday, the two-year anniversary of the Lac-Mégantic rail disaster
And the Lifetime Award for Shameful Corporate Behavior Goes to... Chevron
Business  (tags: World, Climate, Chevron, Big Oil, Environment )

Judy
- 490 days ago - commondreams.org
As World Economic Forum gathers in Davos, satirical ceremony nearby recognizes corporate criminals
Stop the State Department From Honoring Chevron
Business  (tags: Chevron, awards, petitions, Big Oil, pollution )

Freya
- 539 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Chevron - the massive oil and natural gas company with a deadly and toxic legacy around the globe - could be honored by the U.S. State Department next week for its "corporate excellence."
Eminent Domain Used to Push Big Oil's Agenda
Business  (tags: Eminent Domain, Big Oil, public land, private land, dirty oil )

Roseann
- 1027 days ago - ecowatch.com
The oil and gas industry's right to claim land has been supported by the expansion of the "Takings Clause" in the Fifth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. In a 2005 case...
Speed Trap: Big Oil Profits From High Gasoline Prices
Business  (tags: Big Oil, politics, gas prices, lies, corruption, energy, economy, consumers, corporate, dishonesty )

Carrie
- 1207 days ago - americanprogress.org
The big five oil companies invested nearly $50 million of their abundant bounty to lobby Congress in 2012. They spent nearly $8 million on federal campaign contributions, with Republican candidates receiving $4 for every $1 donated to Democrats.
Why It's Hard To Trust Romney On Oil Subsidies
Business  (tags: Big Oil, politics, Romney, lies, corruption, energy, economy, consumers, corporate, dishonesty )

Carrie
- 1331 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Throughout the election, Romney has campaigned specifically on prioritizing oil above other forms of energy, openly consulting with oil executives and donors on his energy policy.
Tell Congress to End Tax Breaks for Big Oil | the Sierra Club
Business  (tags: business, Big Oil, Tax loopholes, earmarks, technology, economy, energy )

Steve
- 1645 days ago - secure2.convio.net
The "Super committee" has failed to cut $1.4 trillion over 10yrs. But cutting $40 billion in subsidies & tax breaks for the oil & gas industry shouldn't be hard, they are the amoung the most profitable in the USA. Tell congress NO MORE handouts for them!
BAD BUSINESS: The 5 Most Toxic Energy Companies and How They Control Our Politics
Business  (tags: Big Oil, energy, corruption, corporate, business, dishonesty, economy, society, politics, oil, world, technology, usa, news, money, ethics )

Cal
- 1649 days ago - alternet.org
Energy companies continue to rake in massive profits. They use this wealth to leverage elections, write legislation, scale back regulations and escape accountability.
BAD BUSINESS: Oil Lobby Resorts to Twitter Astroturf to Promote Pipeline
Business  (tags: business, abuse, technology, Twitter, BIG OIL, Keystone XL Pipeline, lobbying, environment, dishonesty, corporate, corruption, politics, oil, society, ethics, energy, news, usa, government, finance )

Cal
- 1756 days ago - motherjones.com
The Rainforest Action Network thinks the American Petroleum Institute and its oil lobby allies are behind a slew of fake Twitter accounts designed to prop up public opinion about the pipeline.
David Versus Goliath Off the Irish Coast--OIl Giant Gets a Shelling
Business  (tags: world, oil, news, politics, maedia, movies, documentaries, corporate corruption, Big Oil, business, corruption, dishonesty, environment, economy, society, corporate, ethics )

Cal
- 1925 days ago - spiegel.de
The documentary "The Pipe," shown during the Berlinale film festival, tells the story of residents in a remote Irish coastal community who took on the oil giant Shell, and their own government.
Big Oil Ticked Off at New Money Law
Business  (tags: corporate, corruption, energy, Big Oil, law, government, finance, money, economy, society, news, business, goodnews, GoodNews, ethics )

Cal
- 2101 days ago - money.cnn.com
A new law requiring oil companies to disclose all payments made to governments has sparked a sharp debate, with Big Oil saying it will put it at a big competitive disadvantage.
BAD BUSINESS: Big Oil Makes War on the Planet
Business  (tags: bad business, energy, ethics, Big Oil, politics, society, SustainableDevelopment, news, economy, business )

Cal
- 2138 days ago - alternet.org
Our addiction to oil is now blowing back on the civilization that can't do without its gushers and can't quite bring itself to imagine a real transition to alternative energies.
Oil Punt Makes Big Bucks But Coastlines at Risk
Business  (tags: Big Oil, ethics, business, environment, money, news )

Cal
- 2584 days ago - reuters.com
Big international oil companies are making hundreds of millions of dollars storing crude on tankers offshore in a trading play that environmentalists say sidesteps shipping rules and puts coastlines at risk.
 

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