National (U.S.)

"U.S. Judge Orders Oil-Spill Response Plan For Dakota Access Pipeline"

"A federal judge ordered Energy Transfer Partners LP to coordinate with local tribes and the Army Corps of Engineers to create an oil-spill response plan for the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline by next April, a decision he said will allow oil to keep flowing and prevent spills."

Source: Reuters, 12/05/2017

"Exxon Climate-Change Probe Goes To Massachusetts Top Court"

"Exxon Mobil Corp. will urge Massachusetts’ top court on Tuesday to allow it to avoid handing over records to the state’s attorney general amid a probe into whether the oil company misled investors and consumers about its knowledge of climate change."

Source: Reuters, 12/05/2017

"Trump To Cut Bears Ears National Monument By 85 Percent"

"President Trump plans to shrink Bears Ears National Monument by 85 percent and reduce Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument nearly by half, according to documents obtained by The Washington Post that show the Utah sites would be cut even more than administration officials previously signaled."

Source: Washington Post, 12/04/2017


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