pipelines

It's a headline perfectly befitting The Onion. Unlike stories found in the satirical newspaper, however, this one is absolutely true.

The Dakota Access Pipeline, which has replaced Keystone XL as the cause célèbre of the environmental movement, has united Native Americans and political activists in opposition. The merits (or lack thereof) of this infrastructure project are not relevant for this discussion. Instead, let's focus on the activists' incredibly bizarre and destructive behavior.

After months of physically blocking the construction of a legal project, the protesters are finally being forced out. In their undying love for the environment, they are, according to the...

There isn't a fringe movement that Robert F. Kennedy, Jr doesn't like. He appears to subscribe to conspiracy theories involving the assassination of his uncle, JFK. Along with Bill Maher, he is one of the most prominent anti-vaxxers in America. He went so far as to compare vaccine manufacturers to Big Tobacco. Now, Mr Kennedy is...

US Gas PipelinesTaking a cue from their overlords in Mercer County (where state capital Trenton is located), the Hopewell Township Board of Health voted 5-0 this week to bar PennEast, the gas pipeline consortium, from surveying for a pipeline that would bring fracked natural gas from the nearby Marcellus shale region of eastern Pennsylvania to New Jersey and New York. (Mercer County executives had granted such permission, then did an about-face and rescinded the approval last week, under pressure from anti-fossil-fuel consumer groups).

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