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At Shale Insight, Perc Pineda, an economist with the Plastics Industry Association said, "the capacity to produce ethylene – from 2010 to 2020 is expected to grow by more than 60% - according to ACC and that will benefit plastics manufacturing." However, plastics production is inherently wasteful; the largest sector is packaging, which creates materials that are immediately thrown away. Views
Big Surprise: Energy Industry Has a Best Friend in the Oval Office
The annual Shale Insight fracking conference shed some (unsurprising) light on the partnership between the Trump Administration and Big Energy.
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After Overwhelming Public Opposition, Scotland Announces Fracking Ban
"We have so much wind and wave power that it is retrograde in the extreme to lend any support to the fracking industry."
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The Fight From Below Seen From Above: New Map Details Local Fossil Fuel Resistance
"With the climate-denying Trump administration putting the the health of Big Oil billionaires' bottom lines before anyone else, the time to join your local fight to protect our air, water, and planet is right now."
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Anti-Fracking Activists Celebrate Ruling Against Major Pipeline
Court ruling "gives hope across the country for people facing the onslaught of oil and gas infrastructure."
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'Victory': Irish Lawmakers Ban Fracking
It's "a day for #ClimatePride," says Friends of the Earth Ireland after historic vote
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Our Lives Depend on Stopping Dirty Energy. Here’s How We’ll Do It.
We must stop the climate chaos that threatens our food, water, and very survival. Join the new effort demanding a clean energy revolution.
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DAPL Developer Spills Drilling Fluids Into Wetlands While Constructing Another Pipeline
The latest incident is just another ding on Energy Transfer Partners' spotty record
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Maryland Ban Shows Fracking is Not a Partisan Issue
Recent support by state Republican leaders for fracking bans puts heat on Democratic leaders who still support fracking.
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Colorado Youth Score Decisive Legal Victory Against Fracking Industry
Three-judge appeals court panel ruled that state law requires that human health and environment take precedence over industry interests
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Architect of Federal Fracking Loophole May Head Trump Environmental Council
Confidential sources have told Politico that Bill Cooper — current congressional staffer and former fossil fuel industry lobbyist and attorney — is under consideration to head President Donald Trump 's White House Council on Environmental Quality ( CEQ ). CEQ works to coordinate various federal...
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