CA Environmentalists Endorse Oil Field Wastewater Pollution

Despite previous tests showing that recycled wastewater is clean, California environmentalists oppose a recent decision by state regulators to allow continued dumping of oilfield wastewater at a wastewater treatment plant owned by Valley Water Treatment Company in Kern County. KGET reports that the Center for Biological Diversity alleges that the water from the plant is…

Environmentalists Use Sage Grouse to Shut Down Oil Drilling

Two lawsuits filed by environmentalist groups seek to halt drilling for oil and gas on public lands. According to The Washington Times, groups such as the Center for Biological Diversity and the National Resource Defense Council contend that the Trump Administration violated a 2015 agreement made with the Interior Secretary that certain areas of certain…

New Zealand’s Oil Industry is Doomed

To the shock of the country’s oil industry, New Zealand’s government announced the destruction of its petroleum industry by imposing new caps on oil and gas drilling in Kiwi waters as part of the new Labour government’s campaign to address human induced climate change. On Thursday, Minister Jacinda Ardern announced her government will No longer…

How Environmentalists Loot Your Life

Economist and author Stephen Moore has a hard-hitting, no nonsense commentary in The Washington Times entitled Cold Weather and Finger Pointing. In it, Moore makes excellent observations on how environmentalist policies hit your home budget. In his op-ed, citing his book Fueling Freedom, Moore states: Home heating and electric bills would be much cheaper still…

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…