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Trump Administration Grants Permits to Extend DAPL Through Louisiana’s Atchafalaya Basin, Threatening Jobs and Water Quality

The New Orleans District of the United States Army Corps of Engineers today issued a permit authorizing Bayou Bridge Pipeline, a subsidiary of Energy Transfer Partners, to construct a 162-mile crude oil pipeline through irreplaceable wetlands, communities, and farms stretching across Louisiana. The pipeline is the final leg of a cross-country mega-pipeline that connects the ...


Is Bitcoin Destroying Tibet’s Rivers?

As the price of Bitcoin reaches record highs, an eerie underworld of Chinese computer hackers has descended on the Himalayas to exploit the cheapest electricity in the world — Tibet’s hydropower Libertarian investors, ‘crypto-punks,’ and Wallstreet were all gaga this past week as the price of Bitcoin hit its highest rate yet, coming in at ...


Dive Into Democracy citizen suits Waterkeeper Alliance congressional recess

No More Budget Limbo | Dive Into Democracy

After wasting time pushing forward a disastrous tax plan, Congress is now scrambling to keep the federal government funded. Funding was set to run out on December 8, but Congress passed another continuing resolution to extend the deadline until December 22. This means that over the next week or so Congress will focus on coming ...