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1.  Record methane leak flows from damaged Baltic Sea pipelines  

2022-09-29


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COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Methane leaking from the damaged Nord Stream pipelines is likely to be the biggest burst of the potent greenhouse gas on record, by far. The Nord Stream pipeline leaks that were pumping huge volumes of methane into the Baltic Sea and atmosphere could discharge as much as five times as much of the potent greenhouse as was released by the Aliso Canyon disaster, the largest known terrestrial release of methane in U.S.

2.  The huge expansion of oil pipelines endangering climate, report says  

2022-09-28


Grist
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Thousands of miles of new pipelines planned around world show ‘an almost deliberate failure to meet climate goals.’

3.  Norway-Poland Baltic Pipe opens in move to cut Russia gas dependency  

2022-09-28


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The pipeline carrying gas from the Norwegian shelf is central to Poland's plan to diversify away from Russian supplies that began years before the invasion of Ukraine.

4.  Japanese Firm Signs New LNG Deal With Russia's Sakhalin-2  

2022-08-31


ZeroHedge News
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Japanese Firm Signs New LNG Deal With Russia's Sakhalin-2 By Tsvetana Paraskova of Oilprice.com Tokyo Gas, the largest city gas supplier in Japan, has signed a long-term LNG agreement with the new Russian operator of the Sakhalin-2 project to keep supply volumes from the project, a spokesperson fo...

5.  Blockading Trains and Shutting Down Pipelines  

2022-08-23


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I spent a lot of 2014-2018 trying to get people to blockade trains carrying fossil fuels. Occasionally, it worked, and sometimes the experiences were undeniably beautiful, but the extent to which these actions were ever truly disruptive of the fossil fuel economy was minimal. The blockades which have emerged across Canada in response to the RCMP evictions at Unist'ot'en Camp reflect precisely the strategic paradigm I spent so long attempting, and failing, to manifest. Owing to the current intere

6.  Canada’s New Democrats join far-right Ukrainian nationalists in denouncing Trudeau over Nord Stream turbine’s return to Russia  

2022-07-28


World Socialist Web Site
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Canada’s social democrats have made common cause with the right-wing Conservative opposition and the far-right-led Ukrainian Canadian Congress in accusing the Liberal government of appeasing Russian aggression.

7.  Canada’s big banks are secretly supporting Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion  

2022-06-01


NationofChange
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“Once again, we see that Canadian banks are leading the world in financing climate-destructive, Indigenous rights-violating projects,” said one campaigner.

8.  Enbridge Takes The Gloves Off In Line 5 Battle  

2022-05-10


Popular Resistance
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In recent lawsuits, Enbridge has targeted individual tribal members and staff, seeking the court’s permission to question them under oath about their “thought process” in opposing renewal of the company’s easement through the reservation. For Bad River citizens and leaders, however, the issue has alway...

9.  'We Don't Trust Enbridge': Indigenous Women Push Biden to Block Line 5 Expansion  

2022-04-28


Common Dreams - Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community
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“The construction of this pipeline will bring massive risk and destruction. We do not want to see irreversible damage to our land, water, and wild rice. We do not want our lifeways destroyed.”

10.  CO2 pipelines are coming. A pipeline safety expert says we’re not ready.  

2022-04-18


Grist
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Companies want to build pipelines to capture and store carbon, but a new report warns that regulators aren’t prepared.

11.  Oil Pipeline in East Africa Faces Mounting Resistance  

2022-04-14


Yale E360
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A controversial oil pipeline project, which would connect oilfields in Uganda to the port of Tanga on the coast of Tanzania, is facing stiff opposition from environmentalists, who have rallied a growing number of banks and insurers to their cause.Read more on E360 →

12.  Visualizing All Crude Oil Pipelines & Refineries Across US & Canada  

2022-03-30


ZeroHedge News
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Visualizing All Crude Oil Pipelines & Refineries Across US & Canada Pipelines are the primary method of transporting crude oil around the world, delivering oil and its derivative products swiftly to refineries and empowering reliant businesses. And, as Visual Capitalist's Christina Kostandi and Niccol...

13.  A new report reveals how the Dakota Access Pipeline is breaking the law  

2022-03-28


Grist
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Authors say the study could be pivotal in stopping DAPL.

14.  Investors Are Reevaluating Mountain Valley Pipeline  

2022-03-12


Popular Resistance
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The FERC certificate for the MVP expires this year. It has already been extended once, and FERC may not grant a second extension. FERC will likely consider that the MVP has not demonstrated the project can be completed in compliance with public safety and public health requirements, key permits are no...

15.  Oil pipeline Canada bought will cost over $25 billion and never turn profit  

2022-03-11


NationofChange
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“Guaranteeing another $8.8 billion to complete the project will simply be throwing good money after bad,” says a new analysis, “for a total taxpayer loss of $26.1 billion.“

16.  Oil Pipeline Canada Bought Will Cost Over $25 Billion and Never Turn Profit  

2022-03-09


Common Dreams - Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community
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“Guaranteeing another $8.8 billion to complete the project will simply be throwing good money after bad,” says a new analysis, “for a total taxpayer loss of $26.1 billion.“

17.  Investors Are Reevaluating Mountain Valley Pipeline. Let’s Cancel It for Good.  

2022-03-09


Truth Out
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The pipeline has already racked up hundreds of pollution violations and paid millions in fines.

18.  Energy Transfer Continued Work After Telling Investors Mariner East Pipeline Was Completed  

2022-03-04


DeSmog
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On February 16, Energy Transfer announced in an earnings call that construction on its long-delayed Mariner East pipeline project, built to carry natural gas liquids across southern Pennsylvania, was “complete.” Nine days later, a truck arrived at the Tunbridge apartment complex in Middletown Township...

19.  From Russian Pipelines With Love  

2022-02-26


Big by Matt Stoller
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Russia has market power over oil and natural gas, and it is using that market power to finance its military moves. Pipelines ship energy, they also organize power.

20.  Global Gas Pipeline Boom Poses Climate, Financial Disaster  

2022-02-22


Common Dreams - Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community
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“The fact that nearly half-a-trillion dollars of gas pipelines are in development makes no sense economically as many of these projects will become stranded assets as the world transitions to renewables.”

21.  YOU LOVE TO SEE IT: No More Unnecessary Pipelines?  

2022-02-19


The Daily Poster
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Also: Amazon faces new challenges, key pension funds are poised to act on climate, and the Biden administration cancels a small fraction of federal student debt.

22.  The Mountain Valley Pipeline Can Never Be Completed—Time For Everyone to Admit It  

2022-02-19


Common Dreams - Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community
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The federal and state agencies must realize that the sooner this project is canceled, the sooner repair can begin.

23.  ‘A slap in the face’: pipeline violates civil rights, say New Yorkers  

2022-02-11


The Guardian
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Residents have been protesting National Grid’s pipeline, which bypasses wealthier, whiter Brooklyn areas, since 2020At first glance, the construction along the Brooklyn streets appeared routine. “You wouldn’t think anything of it,” said Fabian Rogers, a community organizer in Brownsville, a majorit...

24.  Total’s East African Crude Oil Pipeline ‘Struggling’ To Find Financiers, Say Campaigners  

2022-02-07


DeSmog
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Total’s “incredibly risky” crude oil pipeline may still lack the financial backing it requires, campaigners have claimed, as the controversial project moved one step closer to completion. Once finished, the 1,443km east African crude oil pipeline (EACOP) could transport up to 216,000 barrels a day fro...

25.  Pipeline Safety Advocates Say Government ‘Has Failed’ the Public in the Wake of a Coastal Louisiana Oil Spill  

2022-02-04


DeSmog
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A nonprofit advocacy group focused on improving oil and gas pipeline safety is raising concerns about public accountability and transparency in the wake of a major diesel spill in coastal Louisiana after it went unreported to the public for weeks, despite contaminating or killing thousands of fish an...

26.  ‘Disaster’: Burst pipeline sprays crude oil into Ecuadorian Amazon  

2022-01-31


The Real News Network
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“Spills have become a part of our daily life, and we live with the contamination for decades. The oil industry has only brought us death and destruction,” said one campaigner.

27.  Federal Court Deals Blow to 'Noxious Fracked Gas' Mountain Valley Pipeline  

2022-02-03


Common Dreams - Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community
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“MVP is not compatible with a healthy planet and livable communities,” said a Sierra Club campaigner. “MVP must not move forward.“

28.  We’re in a Climate Crisis — But the Pipelines Keep Coming  

2022-01-31


Jacobin Magazine
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Scientists and international governing bodies have been very clear: In order to have a shot at limiting the worst impacts of global warming, investment in new fossil fuel projects must stop. Yet the federal body that regulates America’s pipelines has created a perverse incentive for companies to kee...

29.  The Pipeline Trap  

2022-01-31


The Daily Poster
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Federal officials are approving fossil fuel projects that enrich shareholders, fleece customers, and exacerbate the climate crisis.

30.  'Disaster': Burst Pipeline Sprays Crude Oil Into Ecuadorian Amazon  

2022-01-30


Common Dreams - Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community
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“Spills have become a part of our daily life, and we live with the contamination for decades. The oil industry has only brought us death and destruction,” said one campaigner.

31.  Green Groups Rally Against 'Filthy Oil Train' in Western US  

2022-01-27


Common Dreams - Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community
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“It's a climate-killing fossil fuel behemoth that will endanger Utahns and Coloradoans and worsen the climate emergency,” said Randi Spivak of the Center for Biological Diversity.

33.  Oil Spikes To Fresh 7-Year High After Key Iraq-Turkey Pipeline Explosion  

2022-01-19


ZeroHedge News
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Oil Spikes To Fresh 7-Year High After Key Iraq-Turkey Pipeline Explosion Despite dollar strength today (and more worrisome ZeroCOVID actions from China), oil prices continued to rise but news after-hours that an explosion knocked out a major pipeline sparked more upside. OIL MARKET: Iraq-Turkey oi...

34.  Is The TAPI Pipeline Finally Ready To Go?  

2022-01-19


ZeroHedge News
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Is The TAPI Pipeline Finally Ready To Go? Submitted by James Durso, Managing Director of Corsair LLC, a supply chain consultancy. The Turkmenistan–Afghanistan–Pakistan–India (TAPI) natural gas pipeline has been long aborning, but its prospects recently got a shot in the arm. The 1100-mile, $10 billio...

35.  The Indigenous Grandmothers Who Stopped A Pipeline  

2022-01-13


Popular Resistance
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Cheryl Maloney’s eyes glossed over with tears as she stood near the bank of the Stewiacke River in the middle of Nova Scotia. The news was finally sinking in. Behind her, about 100 people filled plates with spaghetti and fried chicken; the crowd included her 11-year-old grandson, Drake Nevin, one o...

36.  Busted! Pipeline Owners Face Negligent Conduct Charges  

2022-01-12


The Brockovich Report
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Amplify Energy Illegally Discharged Oil & Now Faces The Consequences

37.  Pipeline spilled 300,000 gallons of fuel near New Orleans last month, records show  

2022-01-12


The Guardian
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Ruptured line operated by Collins Pipeline Co was highly corroded but repairs were delayedA severely corroded pipeline ruptured and spilled more than 300,000 gallons of diesel fuel just outside New Orleans late last month, according to federal records.The spill from the 16in-diameter line operated b...

38.  Iran Is Spearheading A Geopolitical Sea Change In West Asia  

2021-12-30


Popular Resistance
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Since Iran finalized its Comprehensive 25 Year Cooperation Plan with China on 27 March, a completely new geometry has arisen in Southwest Asia, which is evolving at breakneck speed. An ancient civilization serving as the third foundational pillar supporting the Greater Eurasian Partnership, and  th...