Oil Archive

  • I am frustrated with the President I helped elect. I feel cheated. I have watched, bewildered by the line of Wall Street cronies appointed to positions in his cabinet. This is not what I worked so hard for.

    Former Obama Organizers Surround the White House on November 6th

    I am frustrated with the President I helped elect. I feel cheated. I have watched, bewildered by the line of Wall Street cronies appointed to positions in his cabinet. This is not what I worked so hard for.

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  • At this point of unimaginable threats on the horizon, this is what hope looks like.  In these times of a morally bankrupt government that has sold out its principles, this is what patriotism looks like.  With countless lives on the line, this is what love looks like, and it will only grow.  The choice you are making today is what side are you on.

    Tim’s official statement at his sentencing hearing

    At this point of unimaginable threats on the horizon, this is what hope looks like. In these times of a morally bankrupt government that has sold out its principles, this is what patriotism looks like. With countless lives on the line, this is what love looks like, and it will only grow. The choice you are making today is what side are you on.

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  • A struggle is increasingly being fought between water and oil, not only over them. Tar sands are at the center of this tension. Join Peaceful Uprising for a free screening of the film H2Oil and a discussion afterward about the threat of tar sands to Utah.

    July 20: Free Screening of H2Oil

    A struggle is increasingly being fought between water and oil, not only over them. Tar sands are at the center of this tension. Join Peaceful Uprising for a free screening of the film H2Oil and a discussion afterward about the threat of tar sands to Utah.

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  • Updates on the condition of 280 birds rescued after Chevron’s spill; Mayor Becker on the latest clean-up effort; and Jenna Helf on her decade-long court battle with Chevron after she was permanently disabled by exposure to their toxic chemicals.

    Friday Uprising: Salt Lake Oil Spill Part 2

    Updates on the condition of 280 birds rescued after Chevron’s spill; Mayor Becker on the latest clean-up effort; and Jenna Helf on her decade-long court battle with Chevron after she was permanently disabled by exposure to their toxic chemicals.

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  • Two days after the release of an estimated 33,000 gallons of crude oil from Chevron’s punctured pipeline into Utah waterways, Ashley discusses the human and ecological impact of the disaster with biologists, activists, and a Chevron representative.

    Friday Uprising: Salt Lake Oil Spill

    Two days after the release of an estimated 33,000 gallons of crude oil from Chevron’s punctured pipeline into Utah waterways, Ashley discusses the human and ecological impact of the disaster with biologists, activists, and a Chevron representative.

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  • As the BP oil spill reaches the shore, Rikki Ott hopes what she learned from the Valdeez disaster can help Gulf Coast residents deal with BP. Also, Brinkley Hutchins describes her flights over the spill and the organized efforts of local residents.

    Friday Uprising: The Big Spill

    As the BP oil spill reaches the shore, Rikki Ott hopes what she learned from the Valdeez disaster can help Gulf Coast residents deal with BP. Also, Brinkley Hutchins describes her flights over the spill and the organized efforts of local residents.

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  • A horrifying and unprecedented project could put Utah’s Canyonlands National Park and Glen Canyon Recreation Area at serious risk, while at the same time thrusting a new source of water-depleting, CO2-billowing, filthy, and geographically destructive (but pseudoprofitable!) business into the equation.

    First US Tar Sands to Break Ground in Utah

    A horrifying and unprecedented project could put Utah’s Canyonlands National Park and Glen Canyon Recreation Area at serious risk, while at the same time thrusting a new source of water-depleting, CO2-billowing, filthy, and geographically destructive (but pseudoprofitable!) business into the equation.

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