The administration of President Joe Biden announced its intent to reverse a decision made by the prior Trump administration to open up vast swathes of the Alaska National Petroleum Reserve, or NPR-A, to new exploration and production.
The Capline pipeline, connecting Patoka, Illinois to St. James, Louisiana, is now fully operational, transporting heavy crude oil produced in Canada’s tar sands to refiners along the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.
Seeking to increase its access to nickel required for the company’s electric vehicles, Tesla has committed to buy at least 165 million pounds of nickel concentrate from the proposed Tamarack nickel project in Minnesota.
“Teaching physicians that people of color are perpetual victims trapped in a rigged system they have no control over, robs them of personal agency, thus promoting a learned helplessness, which only increases both mental and physical health morbidity.”
A 2018 animal welfare law enacted in California through a ballot initiative took effect in January, triggering lawsuits from livestock and meat processing industry groups, as well as restaurants and retailers.
“A lot of people think the regulations are following the science, but they're not. They're following the money, and the money is in big, consolidated hospital complexes that employ a lot of people and hold incredible political sway.”