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Keep it in the ground — by blocking pipelines

— Published with Permission of cfact.org — If they can’t stop energy development, they block pipeline transport (and get unexpected help) You can understand their frustration, as the steady stream of radical environmentalist successes during the Obama years has been replaced with endless setbacks. Oil, gas and coal leasing, permits and production have risen significantly. […]

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Lawmaker Calls For Washington Police Chief’s Ouster After Siding With Environmental Protesters

— Published with Permission of WesternWire.net — A Washington State lawmaker has called for the firing of Olympia’s police chief, following statements made by the law enforcement official in 2016 in relation to protests over supply chain shipments of materials used in oil and gas production in the West. For the second year, protesters blockading […]

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Western leaders applaud Interior’s rollback of Obama-era methane rule

— Published with Permission of WesternWire.net — “[T]he BLM believes that the 2015 final rule unnecessarily burdens industry with compliance costs and information requirements that are duplicative of regulatory programs of many states and some tribes,” agency officials wrote. “As a result, we are proposing to rescind, in its entirety, the 2015 final rule.” Western officials […]