Categories Archives: Mining & Drilling

McCain Sells Out San Carlos Apache Tribe to Copper Mining Interests

3 Jan

OAK FLATS- video of “15 year-old Naelyn, of the San Carlos Apache tribe in Arizona speaks to defend her federally-protected ancestral tribal lands against a giant copper mine proposed by two foreign-owned mega corporations. Rio Tinto and BHP have struck a highly lucrative deal with Senator McCain of Arizona. He has offered to give them […]

Lawsuit Launched to Protect Rare Utah and Colorado Wildflowers from Oil Development

3 Jan

By the Center for Biological Diversity More Than 90 percent of Imperiled Beardtongues Threatened by Oil, Gas Projects SALT LAKE CITY (Dec 30, 2014)— Seven conservation groups filed a formal notice of intent to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today for denying Endangered Species Act protection to two imperiled wildflowers in Utah and […]

Abusers, Colorado SB 12-088, and the Imperative of Production

15 Feb

ALL HANDS ON DECK! A new law proposed by conservative State senators in the Colorado State Congress seeks to preempt local regulation of oil & gas drilling and prevent local cities and communities from having ANY control over oil and gas activities within their boundaries. The bill–SB 12-088–comes on the heels of drilling moratorium in […]