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Willie Soon Attacks Funders of Climate Denial for "Lack of Courage"

Willie Soon Attacks Funders of Climate Denial for "Lack of Courage"
The aerospace engineer working at the the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics was caught out telling his fossil fuel industry funders his research papers and U.S. Senate evidence were “deliverables”. The controversy made the front page of the New York Times and now his employer has launched an investigation into the ethics of his secret funding.
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Exxon CEO Sues to Stop Fracking Near His Home

Exxon CEO Sues to Stop Fracking Near His Home
Not in my backyard! (But everywhere else is okay): Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson is suing to keep fracking from happening in his hometown by his mansion, belying the constant assurances that fracking is harmless.
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Exxon Pipeline that Spilled Oil in AR Had at Least 13 Prior Leaks

Exxon Pipeline that Spilled Oil in AR Had at Least 13 Prior Leaks
Federal agency accident records show that the ExxonMobil pipeline that spilled thousands of gallons of oil near Little Rock in March has had at least 13 minor leaks since 2002.
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Two Major Lawsuits Filed Against ExxonMobil for Second Biggest Tar Sands Spill in US History

Two Major Lawsuits Filed Against ExxonMobil for Second Biggest Tar Sands Spill in US History
Two major lawsuits were recently filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas against ExxonMobil, the "private empire" behind the March 2013 Pegasus tar sands pipeline spill of over 1.1 million gallons of diluted bitumen ("dilbit") into the neighborhoods and waterways of Mayflower, AR, located in Faulkner County.
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Who Is Fracking With California?

Who Is Fracking With California?
California is the newest battleground state in the fracking fight that continues in states like Pennsylvania and New York. Why? The short answer is the Monterey Shale — a massive oil deposit that is trapped in the shale formations underneath Los Angeles and most of California's Central Coast and Central Valley regions. Should it matter that it's also where the majority of Southern California's water comes from?
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Exxon Versus The People: Lawsuits Begin in Pegasus Spill Aftermath

Exxon Versus The People: Lawsuits Begin in Pegasus Spill Aftermath
Residents in Mayflower, Arkansas, the site of the recent Pegasus tar sands pipeline rupture, have filed suit against its operator Exxon for health issues and property damage that have arisen since the spill on Easter Weekend. The short term effects are piling up, as long term harm looms large.
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Basic Details of Exxon Pipeline Spill Remain Unknown to Public

Basic Details of Exxon Pipeline Spill Remain Unknown to Public
Roughly four weeks after the spill took place, many basic details are still unknown to the public. Questions include what exactly caused the spill, how big was the spill exactly, and how long did it take for emergency responders to react to the spill, to name a few.
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The Dirty Business of Moving Oil: 13 Spills in 30 Days

The Dirty Business of Moving Oil: 13 Spills in 30 Days
In the past 30 days, the global oil industry has had 13 spills on three continents. And it's not just pipeline leaks. Oil has spilled offshore and on, at train derailments and during routine maintenance.
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As Their Oil Floods AR Neighborhoods, ExxonMobil Wins National Safety Award

As Their Oil Floods AR Neighborhoods, ExxonMobil Wins National Safety Award
The National Safety Council (NSC) honored Exxon Mobil with an award for “comprehensive commitment to safety excellence” at the same time that Exxon's Pegasus pipeline spewed an estimated 84,000 gallons of tar sands crude through the yards of residents in Mayflower, Arkansas.
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Exxon Has Solution to AR Oil Now in Wetlands: Paper Towels

Exxon Has Solution to AR Oil Now in Wetlands: Paper Towels
New photos and video from the Arkansas oil spill showing a scene so bad it's surreal. Oil is now in nearby Lake Conway's wetlands, either intentionally diverted by Exxon to keep it out of sight and away from the media.
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