Oil Spills

Oil Railcar Surge Creates Worry In Small U.S. Towns
As trains increasingly carry huge volumes of flammable crude oil across the U.S., rural communities bisected by railroads worry about safety in the wake of a deadly train crash and tanker explosion in Canada. Read more...
Tar Sands Protesters Charged With Felony For Releasing Glitter
Two of the protesters have been arrested and charged with "Terrorism Hoax," a state felony which can carry a ten year prison sentence. Read more...
Lee Camp: Exxon & BP Really Don't Want You To Know This
It's the "Moment of Clarity" show, with Lee Camp and guest Chris Hedges. Read more...
A new television ad began broadcasting on Sunday, and calls on President Obama to “do the right thing” to prevent climate change by rejecting the Keystone XL pipeline. Read more...
"What we’re seeing in Canada is, the, literally, the elimination of 40 years of environmental laws in the last two years in order to make way for quick expansion of tar sands and pipelines." Read more...

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Draw The Line: Stop Keystone XL - September 21st
For the past two years, a grassroots movement has erupted to confront President Obama over the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. On September 21st, 2013, we will draw the line on Keystone XL and the tar sands to tell him that keeping his climate promises means rejecting Keystone XL. Read more...
Green News Round-Up For July
It's been a busy month for climate-related news, so I've decided to present some of it in round-up format to get the news to you more quickly. Read more...
Watch: Van Jones: The 'Obama Pipeline'? Read more...
Earth Day 1970
Earth Day 1970 - an exaggeration, but not by much. We still have a ways to go, but I am forever indebted and thankful to the people who have donated so far. My deepest thanks to the readers who have told their friends about Newstalgia. We're Read more...
That horrifying oil spill on the Yellowstone River in Montana is bad enough. But of course, Exxon/Mobil officials had to go and make it worse by minimizing the damage done to the river and making only the most tepid of cleanup Read more...