Environmentalists Praise Oil Pipeline Ruling By Obama Appointee

To the delight of environmnetalists, US District Judge Shelly Dick out of Central District of Louisiana has ruled that construction of a crude oil pipeline through Atchafalaya Basin has caused irrepairable harm to the swamp area it is being built citing tree clearing that is involved in the process. Consequently, Courthouse News Service reports that…

LA environmentalists demand pipeline records to shut project down

Louisiana environmentalists hope to shut down construction of the Bayou Bridge Pipeline asking a courtM to order companies that own the edifice to turn over records to them. According to the Times-Picayune, not only do environmentalists want company records related to pipeline construction but also seek records their contract security firm of choice, Tiger Swan,…

Environmentalists spin Keystone pipeline oil spill

The largest oil spill South Dakota history took place on Thursday. 210,000 gallons or 5000 barrels of oil spilled at a site of the Keystone XL pipeline in Amherst. According to Fox Business, TransCanada, who operates the pipeline, states that it occurred due to a pressure drop in their operating system. Fortunately, the spill was…

Video game developed to promote eco-terrorism

An assistant professor at Michigan State University named Elizabeth LaPensée has created a game that was released during early October named Thunderbird Strike. The game allows players to use lightning bolts to destroy pipelines and trucks. According to the game’s website, players fly from the Tar Sands to the Great Lakes as a thunderbird protecting…

Toxicologist: Neonic honey contamination study “misleading” and “illogical”

Earlier this month, CBC published a news story citing a recent manuscript published in the journal Science suggesting wide spread pesticide contamination in honey. The story was based on research by scientists out of Switzerland who analyzed various honey samples worldwide. The researchers had reportedly determined that almost 80 percent of honey contains neonicotinoid pesticides.…

Pipeline arsons on the rise

Consistent with what they said during late March, The Patriot Post reports the amount of pipeline arsons is on the rise. The sabotage is tied to the Dakota Access Pipeline controversy and being done in hopes of disrupting it or shutting the pipeline project down: On Thursday, anti-pipeline knuckleheads in the vicinity of Newell, Iowa,…