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Alberta Wildfires Force Evacuations at Statoil, MEG Oilsands Sites
Business  (tags: wildfires, Canada, Alberta, oilsands, tar sands, oil companies, oil fields, oilsands site shutdowns )

Judy
- 40 days ago - edmontonjournal.com
Wildfires have prompted more evacuations from oilsands sites south of Fort McMurray, Alta., adding to the list of operators to be affected by out-of-control blazes in northeastern region of the province.
Dear Oil Industry: Secretary Moniz Seeks Arctic Advice From Petrol Profiteers
Business  (tags: U.S. Arctic, oil and gas development, National Petroleum Council, federal advisory committee, Secretary of Energy, Ernest Moniz, oil companies, offshore drilling )

Judy
- 55 days ago - firstlook.org
Collaboration. Prudence. Traditional knowledge. Values that supposedly guided members of this "federal advisory committee" who responded to Moniz's request for advice on Arctic oil and gas development. The reassuring promo video makes you want to drill.
Top U.S. Companies, Following Government Lead, Are Pricing Carbon
Business  (tags: business, oil, oil companies, carbon, carbon pricing, politics, law, economy, corporate, government )

Michael
- 562 days ago - spectrum.ieee.org
The five biggest oil companies are assuming that carbon can be emitted only at a price.
Big Oil Loses It: ExxonMobil Claims It Owns the Letter "X"!
Business  (tags: exxonmobil, Oil, oil companies, FX network, cable tv, Intellectual Property, lawsuit, Legal issues, Media News, Life News, Entertainment News, News, Politics News )

Judy
- 639 days ago - salon.com
World's richest oil company sues FX television network in act approaching self-parody.
Kern County Farmers Take on Oil Industry, California
Business  (tags: California, farmers, "unrestricted drilling ordinance", oil companies, environmental waivers, Venoco Inc., California Environmental Quality Act, CEQA exemptions, full review of environmental harm, Gov. Brown favors exemptions )

Judy
- 945 days ago - latimes.com
California's largest oil-producing county long ago passed an 'unrestricted drilling' ordinance. But now Kern farmers are fighting environmental waivers granted by the state.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Congress: End Tax Breaks for Big Oil
Business  (tags: politics, oil, oil companies, corporate, budgets, corruption, americans, business, money, usa, economy )

Cal
- 1312 days ago - action.foe.org
Sign this petition to tell Congress to prioritize people and the environment by ending all tax breaks for oil and gas companies.
BAD BUSINESS IN THE ARCTIC: How Oil and Corruption Have Become So Closely Linked
Business  (tags: destruction, ecosystems, business, Arctic exploration, Bad Business, oil companies, dishonesty, environment, ethics, corporate, corruption, oil, politics, society, SustainableDevelopment, world, usa, finance )

Cal
- 1356 days ago - theecologist.org
As a new oil-fever gathers pace in Arctic countries such as Greenland the lesson from history is that where there is oil, corruption will quickly follow. Eifion Rees reports
ACTION ALERT: Eliminate $40 Billion In Taxpayer-Funded Subsidies, Tax Breaks For Oil Giants! PLEASE SIGN !
Business  (tags: economy, taxpayer funds subsides, oil companies, congress, reinvest, american communities, finance, government )

Simone
- 1382 days ago - forcechange.com
Rather than cutting life-saving programs for our nation's most vulnerable Americans and fattening already-wealthy oil companies' profits, Congress should dissolve taxpayer-financed oil subsidies and tax breaks and reinvest the $40 billion.
BAD BUSINESS: Niger Delta Demands for Justice Undaunted By Decades of Violence
Business  (tags: energy, oil companies, social justice, economicinjustice, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, economy, business, news, money, government, finance, SustainableDevelopment, world, society, politics, oil, sustainabledevelopment )

Cal
- 1606 days ago - ipsnews.net
Nigerian environmental rights groups have been making the case for the expulsion of oil companies from the Niger Delta in the southeastern part of the country at the World Social Forum in Dakar.
Invasion of the Democracy Crushers: Oil Industry Monsters Work to Destroy the Planet
Business  (tags: politics, conservation, destruction, oil companies, globalwarming, environment, dishonesty, business, politics, oil, society, news, money, ethics )

Cal
- 1715 days ago - alternet.org
Oil industry monsters from Texas are preying on California, pumping money into a campaign that would kill the Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006.
Oil Companies Have a Rich History of U.S. Subsidies
Business  (tags: politics, congress, corruption, politics, oil companies, business, dishonesty, corporate, news, oil, government, usa )

Cal
- 1868 days ago - latimes.com
Some say the Gulf of Mexico catastrophe can be linked to Congress' policy of oil-friendly tax breaks and financial benefits.
Senate Republicans Block Oil Speculation Bill
Business  (tags: Big Oil, oil companies, U.S. Senate, Republicans, offshore drilling, obstructionists )

Blue
- 2535 days ago - tpzoo.wordpress.com
Today, Senate Republicans blocked a vote on legislation to rein in speculation in the oil markets. Instead, they are calling for votes to expand oil drilling at home as well as expansion of nuclear energy. Let's THROW THEM ALL OUT OF CONGRE$$ ...
   

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