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Flying a Drone Near a Pipeline Could Soon Cost You $4,000 in Louisiana

Louisiana’s looking out to protect its pipelines and chemical plants from drone, raising the specter of nefarious climate protesters to pass the legislation. But the main pilots they’ve busted so far appear to be literal children. Read more...
Tags: Science, Environment, Articles, Environmentalism, National Security, Louisiana, Environmental Justice, Mississippi River, John Bel Edwards, St, Enbridge Energy, Petroleum Industry, Hirsh, Dakota Access Pipeline, NoDAPL, Jeff Hirsch


Cops Are Using Facebook to Target Line 3 Pipeline Protest Leaders, New Documents Reveal

Protests against Enbridge’s Line 3 have been ramping up in Minnesota—and so has the response from authorities. A video went viral this week of a Department of Homeland Security helicopter sandblasting protesters following mass arrests. But some police tactics are far less visible while causing long-term hardship.Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Science, Minnesota, Articles, Environmentalism, Department Of Homeland Security, Environmental Justice, Mississippi River, Enbridge, Minnesota Public Radio, Aitkin County, Dakota Access Pipeline, Oil Pipelines, Winona LaDuke, QAnon, Pipelines In Canada


Trump Spawned a New Group of Mega-Donors Who Now Hold Sway Over the GOP’s Future

This story first appeared at ProPublica on May 6. ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. Wesley Barnett was just as surprised as anyone to learn from news reports that the Jan. 6 Trump rally that turned into a violent assault on the U.S. Capitol was funded by Julia Jenkins Fancelli, an heiress to the fortune of the popular Publix supermarket chain. But Barnett had extra cause for be...
Tags: Facebook, Florida, New York, News, Instagram, California, Washington Post, Montana, Washington, White House, China, Russia, Alabama, America, Spain, European Union


State Seeks to Intervene in Dakota Access Pipeline Lawsuit

The state of North Dakota has filed a motion to intervene in a lawsuit over the Dakota Access Pipeline so it can help defend the project.
Tags: North Dakota, Dakota, Dakota Access Pipeline


Biden Is Following in Trump’s Footsteps When It Comes to Climate Lawsuits

Since taking office, President Biden has positioned himself as the antidote to Trump on climate, passing sweeping executive orders reversing the previous administration’s actions and launching aggressive infrastructure projects meant to bring the country into a low-carbon future. But moves made by the administration…Read more...
Tags: Politics, Science, Environment, Joe Biden, Keystone Pipeline, Biden, Donald Trump, Trumpism, Trump, Juliana, Kassie Siegel, Dakota Access Pipeline, Julia Olson, Jan Hasselman, Nikki Reisch, Pipelines In Canada


Biden administration will not shut down Dakota Access Pipeline during environmental review, DOJ lawyer tells court

The Biden administration will not shut down the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline while an environmental review is conducted, a blow to the environmental and tribal groups that have rallied against the project for years.
Tags: Cnn, Biden, Doj, Dakota, Dakota Access Pipeline


Pipeline Protest Plot Stretches From North Dakota to Mexico

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A former U.S. Marine and Baltimore police officer who raised nearly $1.2 million to bring hundreds of military veterans to a Dakota Access Pipeline protest camp in North Dakota more than four years ago is suing for alleged civil rights violations.
Tags: Mexico, North Dakota, Baltimore, BISMARCK N D AP, Dakota Access Pipeline


Pipeline Protester Who Refused to Testify Back Behind Bars

A Dakota Access Pipeline protester who has refused to provide testimony to a federal grand jury is back behind bars.
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10 Things in Politics: Merrick Garland vows justice after Capitol riot

Then-Vice President Joe Biden and Judge Merrick Garland in 2016. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Good morning! We hope you had a great weekend. Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. I'm Brent Griffiths. Sign up here to get this newsletter in your inbox each day.Send your tips and thoughts to [email protected] or tweet me @BrentGriffiths.Here's what you need to know:The House wants to pass the $1.9 trillion stimulus plan this week.Trump will make his first public appearance since leaving...
Tags: Florida, Politics, New York, Texas, Supreme Court, Congress, Colorado, Washington Post, Senate, White House, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Fbi, House


Probe Into Dakota Access Protest Continues 4 Years Later

A violent clash four years ago between Dakota Access Pipeline protesters and law enforcement is still being investigated, and one protester has been jailed for refusing to provide grand jury testimony.
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Judge Delays Hearing on Permit for Dakota Access Pipeline

A federal judge agreed to push back a hearing about whether the Dakota Access oil pipeline should be allowed to continue operating without a key permit while the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers conducts an environmental review on the project.
Tags: U S Army Corps of Engineers, Dakota Access Pipeline


Biden May Yank Keystone XL Pipeline Permit as Soon as His First Day in Office

One of President-elect Joe Biden’s first acts in office will be to axe the cross-border permit for the multi-billion-dollar Keystone XL pipeline project. That’s according to sources familiar with the matter who told Politico and Reuters that he could do it as soon as his first day.Read more...
Tags: Science, Politico, Joe Biden, Keystone Pipeline, Keystone Xl, Biden, Reuters, Dakota Access Pipeline, TC Energy, Pipelines In Canada, Environmental Movements


What is environmental racism?

Poisoned tap water in Flint, Michigan. Toxic waste dumps in the Lower Rio Grande Valley. A town in China where 80% of children have been poisoned by old computer parts. What do these things have in common?All are examples of environmental racism, a form of systemic racism whereby communities of colour are disproportionately burdened with health hazards through policies and practices that force them to live in proximity to sources of toxic waste such as sewage works, mines, landfills, power stati...
Tags: Asia, UK, Mexico, China, Environment, Race, US, Sustainability, European Union, Society, Innovation, Community, Bernie Sanders, Flint Michigan, Flint, Michigan Civil Rights Commission


Indigenous Protests Are Blazing a New Trail for How to Beat Big Oil

Joye Braun was among the first to camp in the plains of North Dakota in defiance of the Dakota Access pipeline back in 2016. She was there to stand in solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. Indigenous people from around the world eventually arrived to gather in ceremony. Four years later, their prayers have…Read more...
Tags: Science, North Dakota, Indigenous Rights, New Trail, Dakota, Dakota Access Pipeline, Dapl, Standing Rock, Joye Braun, Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Indigenous


United States: District Court Orders Shutdown Of Dakota Access Pipeline By August 5 - Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC

A significant opinion involving the Dakota Access Pipeline was issued July 6 in Standing Rock Sioux Tribe v. United States Army Corps of Engineers...
Tags: News, United States, Rooney, Dakota, Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, Buchanan Ingersoll, Dakota Access Pipeline


These 5 Oil and Gas Pipelines Are the Next to Face Trouble

The end of fossil fuels is nigh. This week alone, we’ve seen three major pipelines get smacked TF up. First, a judge ordered the Dakota Access Pipeline to be shut down and emptied of all crude oil in 30 days. Then, the Atlantic Coast Pipeline was canceled due to its endless delays and increasing costs. Just hours…Read more...
Tags: Science, Rip, Oil And Gas, Atlantic Coast Pipeline, Pipelines, Dakota Access Pipeline, Endangered Pipelines


Keystone XL Is Blocked for Now, but the SCOTUS Ruling Helps 70 Other Pipelines

Climate justice activists have had an ecstatic start to the week. In a 24-hour period, three major planned fossil fuel pipelines were delayed or possibly cancelled altogether: Developers cancelled the Atlantic Coast Pipeline on Sunday, a court ordered the Dakota Access Pipeline be cancelled on Monday, and just hours…Read more...
Tags: Science, Oil And Gas, Atlantic Coast Pipeline, Pipelines, Dakota Access Pipeline, Dapl, KXL


Judge Shuts Down Dakota Access Pipeline

In a stunning win for the environmental justice movement, a court just ordered that the Dakota Access Pipeline must be shut down.Read more...
Tags: Science, Environmental Justice, Dakota, Dakota Access Pipeline, Dapl, No Dapl


Judge orders temporary shutdown of Dakota Access Pipeline

The Dakota Access Pipeline must shut down by August 5 during an in-depth environmental review of the controversial project, a district court ruled Monday in a defeat for the Trump administration.
Tags: News, Stories, Trump, Dakota Access Pipeline


The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Just Won a Major Court Victory Over the Dakota Access Pipeline

A federal court ruled Wednesday that the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline was built in violation of key environmental laws. To that effect, the Army Corps of Engineers will have to conduct a full environmental impact statement for the 1,172-mile-long crude oil pipeline. That’s what the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe…Read more...
Tags: Science, Oil And Gas, Dakota, Army Corps Of Engineers, Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, HA HA, Dakota Access Pipeline, Dapl, Standing Rock


The Dakota Access Pipeline Is a Step Closer to Pumping More Oil Through Tribal Lands

North Dakota approved the expansion of the Dakota Access Pipeline on Wednesday. Yup, the same 1,172-mile-long crude oil pipeline that inspired a massive wave of indigenous protests at Standing Rock in 2016. Despite those protests, the pipeline went into operation in 2017 with the support of the Trump administration. Read more...
Tags: Science, North Dakota, Trump, Pipelines, Dakota Access Pipeline, Dapl, Standing Rock, Say What


Sheryl Sandberg spoke at a private event in Davos and revealed that Facebook is rolling out a new privacy checkup to 2 billion people as part of efforts to be more accountable (FB)

Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg spoke at a private cocktail party on Wednesday at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. She said the company had learned from the 2016 election and it was working to be more accountable.  She said Facebook was rolling out a "privacy checkup" to 2 billion people to see how their data is being used. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Despite stories about hacking, lack of diversity, and other issues in the industry, She...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Trends, Davos, Myanmar, Sheryl Sandberg, World Economic Forum, Davos Switzerland, Sandberg, Muslim Rohingya, Dakota Access Pipeline, Facebook Marketplace, Sandberg Before Facebook, Bowen Pan Marketplace, Facebook Decisions


The 11 biggest scandals Mark Zuckerberg faced over the last decade as he became one of the world's most powerful people (FB)

Mark Zuckerberg saw Facebook through a financially successful decade that saw the company's share price rise since its IPO in 2012. He also got married to his longtime girlfriend Priscilla Chan, had two children, and bought several houses and properties. Despite personal and professional successes, the latter half of the decade was marked by scandals and congressional hearings for Zuckerberg that led to increased criticism and scrutiny of the CEO and his social media company. Visit Business In...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Instagram, Congress, China, Ipo, US, Trends, Bloomberg, Rome, Hawaii, New York Times, House Of Representatives, United Nations, Myanmar


LA City Council president to propose city’s first public bank

By ERIC HEINZ LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson said Monday that he will propose establishing the city’s first public banking institution. Wesson said he’ll file a motion this week calling for the council to authorize a search for a “banking expert” to help the city get a public bank up and running. The move comes several days after Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law AB 857, which allows statewide establishment of public banks. “I do believe that this is the way that go...
Tags: Business, Politics, News, California, La, Banks, Wall Street, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sport, Soccer, North Dakota, Local News, Los Angeles City Council, CBA, Wells Fargo


Dakota Access Protestors Could Get 110 Years in Prison

Nearly three years after two women began allegedly plotting to disrupt the Dakota Access Pipeline, the Department of Justice (DOJ) is charging them with several federal crimes that could land them behind bars for 110 years. Read more...
Tags: Science, Climate Change, Indigenous Rights, Civil Disobedience, Dakota Access Pipeline, Direct Action


Raye Zaragoza Inspires in Her "Live at Rockwood Music Hall" EP (album stream) (premiere)

None Speaking truth to power, Raye Zaragoza is a voice made for our times. On the road traveled thus far, Zaragoza has been acknowledged for her efforts as an activist as much as she has for her musicianship, and the singer-songwriter is often one to prove that these passions go hand-in-hand. Bringing life and exposure to the art of modern-day protest songs, Zaragoza's work tackles subjects related to her own heritage as a young woman of O'odham, Mexican, Taiwanese, and Japanese descent. She ...
Tags: Music, Premiere, Zaragoza, Folk, Singer-songwriter, Don, Cyndi Lauper, Dakota Access Pipeline, Raye Zaragoza, Rockwood Music Hall EP


Dakota Access pipeline developer misses year-end deadline to plant trees

Energy Transfer Partners only planted about 8,800 of the 20,000 trees required along the pipeline’s route in 2018The developer of the Dakota Access oil pipeline missed a year-end deadline to plant thousands of trees along the pipeline corridor in North Dakota. The company said it was still complying with a settlement of allegations it violated state rules during construction. Related: 'They're billin' us for killin' us': activists fight Dakota pipeline's final stretch Continue reading...
Tags: Environment, Oil, US news, North Dakota, Dakota, Energy Transfer Partners, Dakota Access Pipeline


A San Francisco politician is trying to get Mark Zuckerberg's name removed from the hospital to which he donated $75M (FB)

San Francisco supervisor Aaron Peskin has asked the city attorney to look into getting Mark Zuckerberg's name removed from a hospital to which he donated $75 million. It's the first time a sitting San Francisco politician has called for the removal of the Zuckerberg name, and it signals the Facebook brand's decreasing popularity. Earlier this year, nurses at the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital protested the facility's attachment to the CEO's name. A San Francisco politician is pushi...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, San Francisco, City, Trends, New York Times, Silicon Valley, SEIU, Signal, Sheryl Sandberg, Wells Fargo, Zuckerberg, Priscilla Chan, Lee, Nob Hill


A San Francisco politician is trying to get Mark Zuckerberg's name removed form the hospital he donated $75M to (FB)

San Francisco supervisor Aaron Peskin has asked the city attorney to look into getting Mark Zuckerberg's name removed from a hospital he donated $75 million to. It's the first time a sitting San Francisco politician has called for the removal of the Zuckerberg name, and points to the increasing toxicity of the Facebook brand. Earlier this year, nurses at the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital protested being attached to the CEO's name. A San Francisco politician is pushing to have Mark...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, San Francisco, City, Trends, New York Times, Silicon Valley, SEIU, Signal, Sheryl Sandberg, Wells Fargo, Zuckerberg, Priscilla Chan, Lee, General Hospital


A San Francisco politician is trying to get Mark Zuckerberg's name removed from the hospital he donated $75M to (FB)

San Francisco supervisor Aaron Peskin has asked the city attorney to look into getting Mark Zuckerberg's name removed from a hospital he donated $75 million to. It's the first time a sitting San Francisco politician has called for the removal of the Zuckerberg name, and points to the increasing toxicity of the Facebook brand. Earlier this year, nurses at the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital protested being attached to the CEO's name. A San Francisco politician is pushing to have Mark...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, San Francisco, City, Trends, New York Times, Silicon Valley, SEIU, Signal, Sheryl Sandberg, Wells Fargo, Zuckerberg, Priscilla Chan, Lee, Nob Hill