Three people are confirmed dead Sevier County, Tennessee after wildfires fed by high winds swept through the county, destroyed over 150 homes and businesses, and forcing the evacuation of 14,000 people who literally fled for their lives.
The waiting is over and it looks like a new line will be drawn in the tar sands of Alberta. The Trudeau government announced on Tuesday afternoon it has approved the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain and Enbridge Line 3 pipelines.
Opposition is growing over the proposed Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion in Canada, even as Prime Minister Justine Trudeau’s government prepares to make an announcement Tuesday after markets close at 4:00 p.m.
It has been confirmed that Donald Trump does have investments in Energy Transfer Partners (ETP) and Phillips 66, which has a one-quarter share of the Dakota Access project. This is in addition to ownership stakes he holds in over 500 companies worldwide.
Hundreds, if not thousands of military veterans from across the United States are headed to the Standing Rock Reservation in North Dakota this week to stand with and protect the water protectors in their movement to stop the DAPL,
Water isn’t a commodity that most southerners usually worry about. But lately, the drought has become a hot topic as more and more communities begin dealing with declining water resources. Even worse, these conditions may become the new norm.
It looks like a new line has been drawn in the sand between DAPL water protectors and the federal government in North Dakota. The latest shot fired by the feds – an eviction notice, was met with a defiant statement: “We will not be moved.”
Green Party leader Jill Stein, with only 90 minutes to go, managed to officially file a petition for a recount of ballots in Wisconsin’s presidential race.
Century-old logbooks from the ships of Captain Robert Scott and Sir Ernest Shackleton, key figures from the “Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration,” have revealed that sea ice levels in the Antarctic have changed very little in the last 100 years.