Laws & Regulations

"Obama Said to Use 1953 Law to Block Drilling in Arctic, Atlantic"

"President Barack Obama is preparing to block the sale of new offshore drilling rights in much of the U.S. Arctic and parts of the Atlantic, a move that could indefinitely restrict oil production there, according to two people familiar with the decision."

Source: Bloomberg, 12/20/2016

"Feds Withheld Key Documents From Standing Rock Sioux"

"The Army made a stunning admission earlier this month when it announced its decision to require a deeper environmental review and more extensive consultation before deciding whether to grant an easement for the Dakota Access Pipeline."

Source: High Country News, 12/16/2016

"Carbon Wars: ‘Get Someone Up Here. We’re All Dying.’"

"Oil refineries don’t just pollute. They also kill and maim workers and threaten the public."

"ANACORTES, Wash. — From 500 yards away, John Moore felt the concussion before he heard it.

Moore was midway through a 6 p.m.-to-6 a.m. shift as an operator at the Tesoro Corporation’s oil refinery in Anacortes, an island town 80 miles north of Seattle. It was 35 minutes after midnight on April 2, 2010.

Source: Ctr for Public Integrity, 12/15/2016

"California's Small Water Utilities Struggle With Safety"

"Californians relying on small water utilities to bring drinking water into their homes, or who work or go to school in places providing their own water, are far more likely to be exposed to lead, according to a new analysis of Environmental Protection Agency data by The Desert Sun and USA TODAY."

Source: Palm Springs Desert Sun, 12/14/2016

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