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North Dakota’s Carbon Capture Project Tundra Another “Expensive Greenwashing” Attempt to Bail Out Coal Power

North Dakota’s Carbon Capture Project Tundra Another “Expensive Greenwashing” Attempt to Bail Out Coal Power

Get DeSmog News and AlertsCarbon capture technology has generated a lot of controversy–but little private investment–due to its lack of profitability and efficiency. So why is a proposal to retrofit an aging coal-powered plant in North Dakota with smokestack scrubbers receiving millions of federal taxpayer dollars? Ask Senator John Hoeven (R-), who has .The project would install a carbon capture system at the Milton R. Young Station, a two-unit plant that has run on lignite coal from the nearby Center Mine since it began operating in 1970. The captured carbon would then be piped to the...

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Mar 21, 2020
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Baltimore, Rhode Island Argue They’re Suing Fossil Fuel Companies Over Climate Deception

Baltimore, Rhode Island Argue They’re Suing Fossil Fuel Companies Over Climate Deception

Get DeSmog News and AlertsAt a time when fossil fuel companies are to , the governments of Baltimore and Rhode Island are calling out a “decades-long campaign of deception” by these companies in urging courts to advance lawsuits trying to hold polluters responsible for climate damages.Over a dozen of these climate liability lawsuits are currently pending, brought by cities, counties, one state, and one trade association seeking payments to help cover climate change-related costs. The lawsuits target major fossil fuel companies like ExxonMobil, Chevron, and , alleging they deliberately...

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COVID-19 'Liberate' Groups Are the Same Ones Pushing Climate Denial

COVID-19 'Liberate' Groups Are the Same Ones Pushing Climate Denial

Get DeSmog News and AlertsThis story is a part of Covering Climate Now’s  focused on Climate Solutions, to mark the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. Covering Climate Now is a global journalism collaboration committed to strengthening coverage of the climate story.to the climate crisis.as the coronavirus outbreak worsened around the world and eventually made its way into the United States. — — and what Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-) has coined the “.”of Tea Party protests in 2009, many of the protests have the , yet are tied through . has called the “” movement, one major thread tying the groups...

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COVID-19 Fears Intensified for New Mexico Family Living in Fracking Industry’s Shadow

COVID-19 Fears Intensified for New Mexico Family Living in Fracking Industry’s Shadow

Get DeSmog News and AlertsPenny Aucoin and her husband Carl Dee George have worried about living near oil and gas producing sites in New Mexico's Permian Basin since the sites began springing up near their home six years ago. They have wondered what effect the industrial pollution might have on them and their son and daughter — even more so now with the -19 pandemic — but with no money to pick up and relocate, they have remained in their home.  Their worries escalated early in the morning on January 21, when a pipe transporting oil field wastewater at a Energy production site exploded,...

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Minnesota Attorney General Sues Exxon, Koch and API for Climate Deception

Minnesota Attorney General Sues Exxon, Koch and API for Climate Deception

Get DeSmog News and AlertsMinnesota has officially joined the climate accountability movement on Wednesday, June 24 of a groundbreaking against fossil fuel behemoths such as  and Koch Industries and the nation's largest oil and gas lobbying group for alleged deception on climate change.Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison announced the lawsuit at a Wednesday. The lawsuit names as defendants ExxonMobil, the  (), and as well as Koch subsidiaries Flint Hills Resources and Flint Hills Resources Pine Bend. The lawsuit claims these organizations violated Minnesota consumer protection laws for...

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In Break With Trump's EPA, Nevada Announces Plan to Cut Tailpipe Emissions

In Break With Trump's EPA, Nevada Announces Plan to Cut Tailpipe Emissions

Get DeSmog News and AlertsNevada Governor Steve Sisolak on Monday, June 22, that Nevada would be developing a policy to increase the number of zero and low-emission vehicles sold within the state.With the announcement of the initiative, Nevada is set to join 14 other states that have fully or partially adopted clean car standards identical to California’s stricter standards authorized by the Clean Air Act.Eleven states have already formalized their commitments to California's standards, which have been threatened by the of vehicle emissions rules and the current Environmental Protection...

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Exposed: West Virginia and Other States Relying on ‘House of Cards’ to Pay for Coal Mine Cleanup

Exposed: West Virginia and Other States Relying on ‘House of Cards’ to Pay for Coal Mine Cleanup

Get DeSmog News and AlertsFor more than a century-and-a-half, the forests, streams, and hollows of the Appalachian Mountains have been scraped and gashed to unearth their heart of rich black coal. These lumps of hydrocarbons historically played a vital role in America’s electricity mix, accounting for a third of the country’s energy production as recently as 2008.But over the past decade, a devastating combination of forces has pummeled the industry, from cheap natural gas and the falling cost of renewables to growing public pressure to respond to the climate crisis. coal production has...

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DC Is the Latest to Sue Exxon and Big Oil for Climate Disinformation Campaigns

DC Is the Latest to Sue Exxon and Big Oil for Climate Disinformation Campaigns

Get DeSmog News and AlertsWashington, is suing the four largest investor-owned oil and gas companies — , Chevron, , and Shell — for allegedly misleading consumers about climate change, including historically undermining climate science and even now using deceptive advertising about the companies’ role in leading solutions to the climate crisis.District of Columbia Attorney General Karl A. Racine the consumer fraud lawsuit on Thursday, June 25. The  claims that the four oil majors violated the District’s Consumer Protection Procedures Act by engaging in misleading acts and practices around...

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As Pandemic Toll Rises, Science Deniers in Louisiana Shun Masks, Comparing Health Measures to Nazi Germany

As Pandemic Toll Rises, Science Deniers in Louisiana Shun Masks, Comparing Health Measures to Nazi Germany

Get DeSmog News and AlertsScience denial in America didn’t begin with the Trump administration, but under the leadership of President Trump, it has blossomed. From the climate crisis to the , this rejection of scientific authority has become a hallmark of and cultural signal among many in conservative circles. This phenomenon has been on recent display in Louisiana, where a clear anti-mask sentiment has emerged in the streets and online even as -19 cases rise.“Are you a masker or a free breather?” Pastor Tony Spell asked the crowd while speaking from the bed of a pickup truck at a July 4...

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Delaware Just Sued 30 Fossil Fuel Companies and the American Petroleum Institute Over Climate 'Denial and Disinformation'

Delaware Just Sued 30 Fossil Fuel Companies and the American Petroleum Institute Over Climate 'Denial and Disinformation'

Get DeSmog News and AlertsDelaware, the home state of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, , September 10 that it is taking dozens of major oil and gas companies including , Chevron, and ExxonMobil to court over the rising costs of climate impacts such as sea level rise and coastal flooding.Like other states and municipalities suing the fossil fuel industry, Delaware says that the industry knew half a century ago about the likely climate impacts resulting from the use of its products, but instead of warning the public or changing their business model, the fossil fuel companies...

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