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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


The Keystone XL Pipeline Is Officially Dead

In a shocking move, the company behind the Keystone XL pipeline has announced it will no longer move forward with the project. The controversial pipeline has been at the center of a fight over Indigenous treaties, land rights, and the permitting process. Now, it’s dead.Read more...
Tags: Science, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Environmentalism, Keystone Pipeline, Keystone Xl, Oil sands, Donald Trump, Bill Mckibben, Petroleum, Enbridge, Oil Change International, Athabasca Oil Sands, Petroleum Industry, Business Finance, Oil Pipelines


Colonial CEO Would Love It if You Could Forget About His Company

The Colonial pipeline has proven just how critical of a piece of infrastructure it is after it was shut down by a ransomware attack last week that sparked a gasoline shortage along the East Coast. But the company doesn’t want you to remember just how important it is to daily life. There’s a good reason: Anonymity has…Read more...
Tags: Science, Royal Dutch Shell, Environmentalism, Bp, East Coast, Koch Industries, Trans Alaska Pipeline System, Business Finance, Oil Pipelines, Colonial Pipeline, Disaster Accident, Pipeline Transport, Joseph Blount


A Nasty Pipeline Showdown Is Brewing Today in Michigan, and Canada Is Pissed

Seizing the profits of a major oil company, making Canadians angry, tugboats causing havoc: It’s all happening in Michigan right now. The mandated shutdown of a major oil pipeline is brewing into a nasty fight that pits Michigan’s governor and environmental groups against a fossil fuel company—as well as the country…Read more...
Tags: Science, Canada, Environmentalism, Michigan, Keystone Pipeline, Biden, Enbridge, Oil Pipelines, Gretchen Whitmer, Pipelines In Canada, Disaster Accident, Sptsx 60, Canadaunited States Relations, Line 3 Pipeline, Enbridge Line 5


Gas prices are likely to hit a 7-year high ahead of Memorial Day after hackers shut down a major oil pipeline in the US

Joe Raedle/Getty Images Colonial Pipeline was forced to shut down the largest US oil pipeline after a cyberattack. It is unknown when the pipeline will reopen, but it is already pushing gas prices higher. Fuel prices are likely to hit $3 per gallon ahead of Memorial Day travel. See more stories on Insider's business page. US fuel prices are likely to hit their highest level in seven years after hackers shut down the largest oil pipeline in the US.Before the pipeline hack, average gas ...
Tags: News, US, Trends, Opec, Economy, Cyberattack, Retail, East Coast, Gas Prices, Shortages, Joe Raedle Getty, Oil Pipelines, Colonial Pipeline, UBS Global Wealth Management, Price Hikes, Grace Kay


The hackers that attacked a major US oil pipeline say it was only for money - here's what to know about DarkSide

Trucks line up at a Colonial Pipeline facility. Jay Reeves/AP The FBI said DarkSide ransomware conducted the Colonial Pipeline cyber attack on Friday. The ransomware gang said Monday its goal is to make money, not cause societal problems. The company's main pipeline remains shut down, but some smaller arterial lines are operating. See more stories on Insider's business page. The ransomware gang that shut down a major US oil pipeline Friday said the attack was just for money and n...
Tags: New York, News, Oil, Nbc News, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Ransomware, Cyber Crime, Fbi, Biden, East Coast, Cnbc, Reuters, Houston Texas


Colonial Pipeline, the Largest Fuel Pipeline in the U.S., Has Shut Down Over a Ransomware Attack

If you live on the East Coast and see fuel prices go up soon, there’s a good chance it’s because of the cyberattack that forced the Colonial pipeline, the country’s largest refined products pipeline, to shut down. There is currently no indication of when it will start back up again.Read more...
Tags: Science, Ransomware, Royal Dutch Shell, Fireeye, East Coast, Wall Street Journal, Koch Industries, Alejandro Mayorkas, Business Finance, Oil Pipelines, Colonial Pipeline, Pipeline Transport


One of The Nation’s Largest Pipelines Caused The Biggest Spill in Decades–And We’re Just Hearing About It

Unless you’re living in Huntersville, North Carolina, you may be blissfully unaware that the U.S.’s biggest gasoline spill since 1997 happened this past summer. The slowly-unfolding, little-reported-on saga in the state involves a company controlled by special interests like the Koch brothers and Shell, and a pipeline…Read more...
Tags: Science, Articles, Infrastructure, Royal Dutch Shell, Environmentalism, Shell, Koch Industries, Koch, Enbridge, Business Finance, Oil Pipelines, Colonial Pipeline, Huntersville North Carolina, Jared Margolis, Pipelines In Canada, Sptsx 60


Canadian Pipeline Protests Shut Down Train Service Across the Country

Large portions of Canada’s train service have shut down—including a vital cross-continental rail line—after indigenous land defenders blockaded several major railways in countrywide anti-pipeline protests.Read more...
Tags: Science, Canada, Indigenous Rights, Oil Pipelines, Pipelines Suck


Penalties for protesting pipelines increase in 15 states

At least 15 states have passed or proposed bills that further criminalize trespassing on fossil fuel infrastructure, a trend that environmental and free speech advocates argue unnecessarily targets pipeline protesters and indigenous leaders. In 2018, Louisiana passed a bill that makes trespassing on so-called “critical infrastructure” a more serious offense than existing trespassing laws. While trespassing has long been considered a misdemeanor, the law now specifies that the same act on partic...
Tags: Facebook, UK, Design, News, Protest, Environment, Indiana, South Dakota, Iowa, Bill, Louisiana, Environmental Activism, Fossil Fuel, Natural Resources Defense Council, Pipelines, Cherri Foytlin


Tribes Across the Midwest Are Gearing up for a Big New Pipeline Battle

The sun was still hiding Wednesday morning, November 8, when about 15 individuals woke up to leave Camp Makwa on the Fond du Lac Indian Reservation in northern Minnesota. The time was 3 a.m., and this time of year, temperatures can drop real low, like 20 degrees Fahrenheit.Read more...
Tags: Science, Minnesota, Indigenous Rights, Environmental Justice, Oil Pipelines, In A Pipeline But Under Arrest, Enbridge Line 3, Camp Makwa


State Department to approve permit for Keystone XL

The Trump administration has announced its intention to reverse Barack Obama’s Keystone XL pipeline decision by March 27, according to a report by Politico. Obama blocked construction of the controversial pipeline 16 months ago, a move hailed by environmentalists and slammed by the oil industry. This should come as no surprise, given that one of Donald Trump’s campaign promises was to push through both Keystone XL and the renewed Dakota Access Pipeline project. The pipeline’s cross-border per...
Tags: Politics, Design, News, Barack Obama, Exxon Mobil, Policy, Oil Spills, Nebraska, Keystone Pipeline, Keystone Xl, State Department, Keystone, TransCanada, Donald Trump, Alberta, Carousel Showcase


Army approves Dakota Access Pipeline route - and construction could begin immediately

In a surprise move, the US Army Corps of Engineers just approved construction on the final 1.5 miles of the Dakota Access Pipeline. The move cut short a public comment period and environmental impact assessment that was supposed to last two weeks - the Army was originally supposed to accept comments through February 20th, but it expedited the process under the direction of Donald Trump. The accelerated timeline makes legal challenges to the pipeline extremely difficult. The agency has also an...
Tags: Design, News, Congress, Environment, Oil, Fossil Fuels, Army, Donald Trump, Environmental Destruction, Water Issues, Energy Transfer Partners, US Army Corps of Engineers, Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, Trump Administration, Dakota Access Pipeline, Dapl