Rep. Chris Collins has at least $3 million invested with Buffalo developer Nick Sinatra. Now he is pushing Sinatra’s brother for a federal judgeship.
Cherri Foytlin leads people who are against the Bayou Bridge pipeline to the pipeline hearing in Napoleonville. © 350.org . An influential report from the Louisiana State University Center for Energy Studies endorsing Bayou Bridge, a planned 162 mile oil pipeline crossing over 700 acres of wetlands along the southern coast of Louisiana, was produced …
Vol 1. No. 6 – November 10, 2017 Welcome to the Friday Fossil Fuel Runoff, a weekly series from Eyes on the Ties highlighting the networks of power behind the week’s energy news. Here you’ll find oil and gas reporting from around the web with important context from the Public Accountability Initiative, including original research …
Hedge funds behind the austerity-driven humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico are also fueling climate change with equity investments in fossil fuel companies whose emissions supercharged the hurricanes that devastated the island.
This week: more on industry capture of the EPA, southern California communities being poisoned by fossil fuels, some new and important reports that were released, and more.
This week: Trump EPA climate denial shenanigans, pipeline protest news, and more!
Vol. 1, No. 3 Welcome to Eyes on the Ties’ Friday Fossil Fuel Runoff! This weekly series highlights the power relationships behind recent developments in the oil and gas industry. We include links to the week’s stories in oil and gas news with important context from LittleSis, including power maps made by the LittleSis community …
This week: EPA news, Pilgrim Pipeline resistance, conflicts around Enbridge’s Atlantic Bridge Gas Project, and more!
This week: Atlantic Coast Pipeline developments, big subsidies for fracking, government-led fossil fuel advocacy group head steps down, and more!
Blackstone Group CEO Stephen Schwarzman has bet billions of dollars on the oil and gas industry, buying interests in drilling fields, fracking companies, major pipeline projects, power plants and export facilities. If Trump continues to make good on his pledge to expand fracking and pipeline infrastructure, Blackstone’s oil and gas bets could prove incredibly lucrative for Schwarzman, whose $425 million 2016 pay package mainly came in the form of stock dividends.
The official portrait of Ernest Moniz, the Secretary of Energy during the second half of the Obama administration, includes an industry-funded study he led at MIT that was used to justify Obama’s embrace of fracking and expansion of liquefied natural gas exports.
Right-wing front groups attacking a universal healthcare bill in New York are funded – and in one case controlled – by the hedge fund billionaire who helped propel Trump into office and who manages billions of dollars in pharmaceutical and insurance investments.