Utilities Are Threatening to Deny Service If Pro-Gas Measures Aren't Adopted
National Grid sent many New York customers an email encouraging them to contact state officials in support of pipeline construction or risk shortages.
President Trump Signs Two Executive Orders to Speed Approval of Fossil Fuel Projects
In two new executive orders, Trump seeks to expand executive power over pipelines and make it harder for states to block oil and gas projects.
Dispatches: Five Essential Reads From the Past Week
A collection of some of our most important and timely stories, from a first-of-its-kind investigation into the hazards of the pipeline industry to a feature on the sinking island of Tangier.
The Lede, Issue #33: An Investigation Into Big Oil, on the Ground at the Climate Summit, Our Dependence on Fossil Fuels, and More
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How the 2015 Santa Barbara Oil Spill Changed California
Besides the criminal trial that wrapped up on Friday, the state responded with increased regulation and opposition to new drilling.
Letter From Lancaster County, Pennsylvania: Nuns vs. Big Gas
The Adorers of the Blood of Christ, an order of Catholic nuns that define themselves as advocates of Earth, square off against the Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline.
A Canadian Court Strikes a Blow to the Trans Mountain Pipeline Project
The Canadian Federal Court of Appeals ruled against the Trans Mountain pipeline in what some are calling a major setback for oil and a win for environmental and indigenous groups.
Canadian Government Keeps Controversial Pipeline Project Alive
The Canadian government announced plans Tuesday to buy a controversial pipeline that would carry oil from Alberta's tar sands to a port in Vancouver, the New York Times reports.
The Santa Barbara Oil Spill Caught a Small Federal Regulator at a Vulnerable Time
The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration has scarcely more staffers than the agency responsible for America's 59 war cemeteries.