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The dangers of Arctic oil

Page | February 22, 2012 at 9:58

Arctic oil drilling is a dangerous, high-risk enterprise and an oil spill under icy waters would have a catastrophic impact on one of the most pristine, unique and beautiful landscapes on earth. The risks of such an accident are ever present and...

Is BP Getting Away with Murder?

Media release | November 15, 2012 at 11:25

November 15, 2012 - According to various news reports, BP Plc has reached a deal with the Department of Justice and agreed to pay a record U.S. criminal penalty totalling billions of dollars in addition to pleading guilty to gross misconduct in...

EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS: North Dakota Oil Spill Leaks 20,000 Barrels

Blog by Cassady Sharp | October 14, 2013

A Tesoro Logistics LP pipeline spilled more than 20,000 barrels of crude oil into a North Dakota wheat field, the biggest leak in the state since it became a major U.S. producer. The six-inch pipeline was carrying crude oil from … Continue...

Exxon Pipeline Spill Arkansas

Image gallery | April 5, 2013

Top 13 Facebook Posts of 2013

Blog by Meena Hussain | December 23, 2013

It’s been a great year for Greenpeace USA’s facebook page! We just surpassed 200,000 page likes, with a growth rate of 42% this year. That’s huge! And it’s all thanks to our followers and your interest in fighting for a green and peaceful future,...

Mobile, AL is bull’s-eye for Canadian Tar Sands and the Keystone XL Pipeline

Blog by Cassady Sharp | July 12, 2013

Below is an account about the developing tar sands pipeline construction in Alabama from resident and activist. Mobile, Alabama has become the southern leg of the Keystone XL pipeline. The ill-fated, unwanted tar sands have found a hub on the … ...

PHOTOS: Decades of Exxon oil spills & explosions

Blog by Cassady Sharp | April 3, 2013

After the March 29 Exxon pipeline spill in Arkansas, the state’s attorney general announced Tuesday that it would launch an investigation of the spill and its impacts. We’ve collected photos from our archive from past Exxon spills-a grim reminder...

Russian Indigenous communities clean up Rusvietpetro’s oil spill as company does nothing

Blog by Laura Kenyon | June 5, 2013

On May 26, oil began flowing down the Kolva River through Komi Indigenous land in Northern Russia. For a week now the oil has been coating the river and building up on the banks, with no reaction from Rusvietpetro, the … Continue reading →

Greenpeace’s Shard ascent reminds us of the power of civil disobedience

Blog by Kumi Naidoo | July 12, 2013

Originally posted to the Guardian Does it all seem too hard? Does it feel like governments and corporations will always get away with it in the end? Do you ask yourself what one person alone can do? Greenpeace is part … Continue reading →

BREAKING NEWS from Greenpeace UK- Published: Cairn's oil spill response plan

Blog by bex | August 15, 2011 2 comments

You know that oil spill response plan that Cairn has been refusing to publish? The one that tens of thousands of you asked to see? The one we went to the Arctic and to Cairn's Edinburgh HQ to look for? The one they were so worried...

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