Posts Tagged with "Gulf of Mexico"

Chevron CEO John Watson Interview With WSJ Removes All Doubt That He’s An Out Of Touch Hack

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

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Chevron CEO John Watson Interview With WSJ Removes All Doubt That He’s An Out Of Touch Hack

Just in time for the anniversary of BP’s disastrous oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, Chevron CEO John Watson did an interview with the Wall Street Journal to prove just how out of touch he is with reality. He blamed the spill on the “cultural aspects and behavioral aspects” of the folks working on [...]

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Walking The Walk To Hold Big Oil Accountable

Friday, April 8, 2011

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Walking The Walk To Hold Big Oil Accountable

When faced with catastrophic environmental degradation — in your own community, no less — calling out the perpetrators and demanding accountability from elected officials is often not enough, as we all know. You have to get out in the streets and demand change. After pleading for transparency and accountability from the Obama Administration in the [...]

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A Bad Year for Dirty Energy

Monday, April 4, 2011

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A Bad Year for Dirty Energy

April 5th is the one-year anniversary of the disaster at Massey Energy’s Upper Big Branch mine, in which 29 coal miners lost their lives needlessly thanks to Massey’s disregard for worker safety in its reckless pursuit of profits. It was also something of a kickoff for what would turn out to be a really bad [...]

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Chevron Gets First Permit To Resume New Drilling In the Gulf

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

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Chevron Gets First Permit To Resume New Drilling In the Gulf

Never mind the 18 billion gallons of toxic oil waste still contaminating the Amazon rainforest, which Chevron refuses to take responsibility for. The company has promised to behave itself this time. I say that not to make light of an obviously very serious situation, but to point out how ludicrous it is that even as [...]

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This New Spoof Chevron Video Is Funny Because, Sadly, It’s All Too True

Thursday, December 16, 2010

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This New Spoof Chevron Video Is Funny Because, Sadly, It’s All Too True

The hits just keep on coming! This new spoof Chevron TV ad is absolutely hilarious. It’s too bad our contest is over, because this new video, created by Trouble and Maker in association with Smart Bubble Society, would have been a strong contender. Unfortunately, much of the humor falls in the “it’s funny because it’s [...]

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Gulf Coast vs. Tar Sands: Environmental Deathmatch

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

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Last week, we reported that Canada’s tar sands have just become the biggest source of oil imports to the US. This week we compare tar sands to the other big source of US oil–the Gulf of Mexico. Industry backers are trying hard to spin differences between tar sands and the Gulf. During a cheerleading trip [...]

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National Day of Action, Night of Mourning Against Offshore Drilling. Friday, May 14

Sunday, May 9, 2010

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Day of Action, Night of Mourning Against Offshore Drilling www.ActAgainstOil.com SIGN UP- http://bit.ly/cyjsyl CONTACT- oilspill@risingtidenorthamerica.org Once again the fossil fuel industry has brought crisis to the Gulf Coast. Devastation of untold proportions spews non-stop from BP’s oil well as politicians try to save face with empty promises, and oil companies preserve their profits with PR [...]

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The Oil Spill’s Real Eco-Terroristas

Thursday, May 6, 2010

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“The earth is not dying, it is being killed, and those who are killing it have names and addresses.“ -Utah Phillips We can’t make up shit better than this. In all the excitement around the new Arizona apartheid laws, the creeps in the right wing media and blogosphere have gone off their happy pills once [...]

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