Member Spotlight: EarthRights Eyes on Line 3

Policing Protests to Save a Pipeline: Eyes on Line 3 This post originally appeared on EarthRights International blog By Patrick Boyle and Deirdre Dlugoleski From Standing Rock to Line 3, water-protectors, climate activists, and local communities are resisting pipeline projects that threaten their wellbeing. A worrying trend suggests that extractive companies may be taking a page out of their own international…

Americans are tired of bankrolling Big Oil. Biden listened–will Congress?

This post originally appeared on Oxfam America’s Politics of Poverty blog. By Daniel Mulé For decades, the fossil fuel industry has enjoyed outlandish subsidies from taxpayers. Congress and the administration finally have the opportunity to stop the handouts, and address climate change, corporate power, and racial justice. Piling on to Big Oil’s very bad week, the Biden administration took steps today…

Member Spotlight: POGO Testimony on Holding the Oil and Gas Industry Accountable

The following post originally appeared on pogo.org Testimony of Tim Stretton, Policy Analyst Project on Government Oversight before the House Natural Resources Committee, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations Chair Porter, Ranking Member Gosar, and members of the Subcommittee, thank you for the opportunity to testify today regarding the role extractive industries play in our nation’s economy, and the role the…