Ryan Schleeter

Ryan Schleeter is an online content producer for Greenpeace USA interested in cities and sustainability. Follow him on Twitter: @ryschlee

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Sunday, December 18, 2016
Thanks to Rick Perry, Trump’s Ties to the Dakota Access Pipeline Just Got Deeper
Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson wasn’t the only climate disaster that President-elect Donald Trump added to his cabinet of horrors this week. On Tuesday, Trump tapped former Texas governor and noted climate denier Rick Perry to lead the Department of Energy. Perry is perhaps most known for his two failed...
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Thursday, December 08, 2016
3 Things Trump's EPA Nominee Scott Pruitt Has Actually Said About Climate Change
Firmly eliminating any notion that he would maintain an “ open mind ” on climate change, President-elect Donald Trump has chosen a climate denier and fossil fuel shill for one of the top environmental positions in his administration. Scott Pruitt, Attorney General of Oklahoma since 2011, is a...
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Friday, May 13, 2016
Another Reason to Keep It in the Ground: Shell Spills 90,000 Gallons of Oil Into the Gulf of Mexico
Just weeks after commemorating the six-year anniversary of the catastrophic Deepwater Horizon blowout , the Gulf of Mexico is once again the site of a major oil spill. Yesterday evening, the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) reported a 36-square-mile oil sheen visible about...
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Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Santa Barbara Oil Spill Underscores Why We Can’t Allow Arctic Drilling
Last week, a major oil spill in Santa Barbara County made headlines after a ruptured pipeline dumped as much as 105,000 gallons of crude oil on the California coastline. The spill stretches across roughly nine miles of state beach with tens of thousands of gallons entering marine protected areas in...
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