2013 archive

Refineries and Resistance in Texas

The following blog is cross-posted from our friends with Platform London. Platform’s current campaigns focus on the social, economic and environmental impacts of the global oil industry. You can also find them on Facebook. By James Marriott Over September and October, three Platform staff traveled across North America to promote The Oil Road as well as learn from …

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Are State Officials Withholding Vital Info From the Mayflower Oil Spill?

Re-posted from Occupy.com: Are State Officials Withholding Vital Info From the Mayflower Oil Spill? David Lincoln thinks so. Lincoln is an environmental consultant with over 15 years’ experience studying chemical exposure and potential health effects. He didn’t go to Mayflower to see the spill because, he told a group of residents at a meeting this …

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The Climate Movement Needs to Stop ‘Winning’

Cross posted from Huffington Post — Guest post by Maya Lemon from Nacogdoches, Texas As a child my favorite chore was hand-pumping water from the thirty-foot well on our family homestead. The pump was shiny black and the water ice-cold. Then my father was diagnosed with leukemia, a cancer linked to chemicals used in oil and gas …

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