As Predicted—Because ‘Pipelines Are Bound to Spill’—Existing Keystone Gushes 200K Gallons of Oil

Posted at https://www.commondreams.org/news/2017/11/16/predicted-because-pipelines-are-bound-spill-existing-keystone-gushes-200k-gallons Published on Thursday, November 16, 2017 by Common Dreams ‘With their horrible safety record, today’s spill is just the latest tragedy caused by the irresponsible oil company TransCanada.’ By Jon Queally, staff writer Those who had warned … Continued

The Time is Now to Make Your Voice Heard on Republican Tax Cuts for the Rich

From CLASP (http://www.clasp.org/): On November 16, the House passed the biggest overhaul of the tax code that will impact our country’s economy for decades. The vote broke down primarily along party lines, with only 13 Republicans breaking away to vote … Continued

A Vote Against Our Future: The House Just Voted to Transfer Trillions from Middle- And Low-Income People to Corporations and Millionaires

Posted at https://www.chn.org/2017/11/16/vote-future-house-just-voted-transfer-trillions-middle-low-income-people-corporations-millionaires/#.Wg4CqVtSwdU By CHN November 16, 2017 Editor’s note: Deborah Weinstein, Executive Director of the Coalition on Human Needs, issued the following statement Thursday, Nov. 16 in response to the House vote in favor of H.R. 1, the massive tax-giveaway … Continued

Study: Ethanol Mandate Adding to Carbon Pollution

Posted at http://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-11-16/climate-change-air-quality/study-ethanol-mandate-adding-to-carbon-pollution/a60306-1 November 16, 2017 – Andrea Sears, Public News Service (PA) Play Audio in Browser Window More than 7 million acres of grassland and forest has been converted to agricultural production for ethanol production. (Ratfink1973/Pixabay) HARRISBURG, Pa. – … Continued

Send a Message to Support Critical Methane Rule

From Interfaith Power and Light (http://interfaithpowerandlight.org): The Trump administration is trying to delay, weaken and repeal the critical Methane Pollution Rule. This life-saving rule would reduce methane pollution – a greenhouse gas far more potent than carbon dioxide – from … Continued