One year ago, 17 people locked themselves on to a deportation charter flight at London Stansted Airport, grounding a plan that would have sent 59 people back to face reprisal – and possibly death – in Ghana and Nigeria. Now, those activists could face life imprisonment.
Environmentalists are warning the agency that its draft plan to continue allowing oil and gas companies to dump unlimited amounts of fracking chemicals and wastewater directly into the Gulf is in violation of federal law.
Since January, Oklahoma has had 292 earthquakes registering a magnitude 3.0 or larger, more than any state in the U.S – and nearly triple the 109 it had last year, thanks to massive oil and gas drilling.
“It’s insulting to know that an entity I’ve been paying $4,000 in yearly tuition is also responsible for my deteriorating health."