Critics protest proposed drilling in Alaska"s Arctic refuge

Protesters in Alaska urged federal officials to keep oil rigs out of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge despite a federal law requiring lease sales in the wilderness area......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsFeb 11th, 2019

The Latest: Critics protest drilling in Arctic refuge

The Latest on public testimony regarding proposed oil lease sales in Alas.....»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsFeb 11th, 2019

Alaskans split over cashing in on oil

After President Trump signed legislation that will open the 1.5 million acres of land in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling, CNN's Bill Weir talks to Alaskans about the plan......»»

Category: videoSource: cnnJul 24th, 2018

Oil, gas drilling in pristine Alaska refuge takes step ahead

The Trump administration is moving toward oil and gas drilling in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, fulfilling a longtime Republican priority that most Democrats fiercely oppose......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 19th, 2018

Federal agency pegs $4M for Arctic refuge infrastructure

The Interior Department announced Thursday it will spend $4 million on construction to support petroleum drilling within the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 7th, 2018

Arctic About-Face: Oil-Opposing Alaska Natives Now Lead Charge To "Drill, Baby, Drill"

Authored by Tim Bradner via Platts' Oil Barrel blog, For years indigenous people living in small villages along Alaska’s Arctic coast fiercely fought offshore drilling. .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 7th, 2018

Alaska judge reinstates drilling ban, striking down Trump"s 2017 executive order

A judge in Alaska struck down President Trump's executive order on oil drilling in the Alaska National Wildlife Refug.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 4th, 2019

A key to the Arctic"s oil riches lies hidden in Ohio

ANCHORAGE — Working through two winters in the biting Arctic cold, roustabouts bored three miles deep into the coastal plain of northeast Alaska in search of oil. In the spring of 1986, they .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 2nd, 2019

A key to the Arctic"s oil riches lies hidden in Ohio

ANCHORAGE — Working through two winters in the biting Arctic cold, roustabouts bored three miles deep into the coastal plain of northeast Alaska in search of oil. In the spring of 1986, they .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 2nd, 2019

Judge restores Obama-era drilling ban in Arctic

President Donald Trump exceeded his authority when he reversed bans on offshore drilling in vast parts of the Arctic Ocean and dozens of canyons in the Atlantic Ocean, a U.S. judge said in a ruling that restored the Obama-era restrictions......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 30th, 2019

Is Canada"s Arctic Drilling Ban Hurting Its Oil Industry?

Authored by Tsvetana Paraskova via, Canada is lagging behind .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 16th, 2019

China county suspends fracking after earthquakes kill 2

A county in western China has suspended drilling for shale gas after a protest by residents who suspected fracking work was the cause of a series of earthquakes that led to two deaths......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsFeb 26th, 2019

Gilets Jaunes Do a Big Favor for Emmanuel Macron

The protest group has proposed a slate of candidates for the European parliament elections. It will further fragment the French far left and far right. .....»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 28th, 2019

Pedestrians and e-scooters are clashing in the struggle for sidewalk space

Regardless of local laws, scooter riders frequently take refuge from busy streets on crowded walkways. The results, critics say, can be deadly......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 12th, 2019

Forest Service taking comments on Idaho open-pit mine plan

The U.S. Forest Service is taking comments and holding a public meeting on proposed exploratory drilling for an open-pit molybdenum mine being considered in Boise National Forest in Idaho......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 26th, 2018

State-owned Indian bank officers" union calls strike over wages, mergers

Workers at India's state-owned banks called a nationwide strike on Friday in protest at proposed mergers that could cause job losses, and demanded immediate wage rises. David Pollard reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersDec 21st, 2018

United Airlines flight attendants launch protest over downsizing of international crews

To voice their frustration over proposed staffi.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesDec 13th, 2018

Renewable energy developers protest Taiwan proposed FIT cuts for 2019

PV and wind power firms have protested Taiwan's proposed cuts to feed-in-tariffs (FIT) for 2019, with developers who are building offshore wind farms in the country claiming reduced rates would make their projects unsustainale......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesDec 7th, 2018

Trump admin approves seismic surveys for Atlantic drilling

The Trump administration is authorizing use of seismic air guns to find oil and gas formations deep underneath the Atlantic Ocean floor, prompting outrage from critics who say the practice can disturb or injure whales, sea turtles and other marine life......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 30th, 2018

NASA weighs in on petroleum development in Arctic Ocean

America's space agency is weighing in on future petroleum development in the Arctic Ocean off Alaska's north coast......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 25th, 2018

Groups protest plans for possible lease sale in Beaufort

Federal regulators are preparing an environmental review for a possible offshore lease sale in Alaska's Beaufort Sea and environmental groups are calling foul......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 16th, 2018