Oil - Pipelines

Kevin Duggan, Brooklyn Paper
Environmentalists launch a gas bill strike outside National Grid's MetroTech Center headquarters on June 1. Photo by Kevin Duggan


Environmentalist launched a gas bill strike Tuesday, pledging to withhold money from their monthly utilities in protest of National Grid’s controversial pipeline project beneath the streets of Brooklyn.

Sabrina Shankman, Julia Kane
A tank used to emulsify asphalt caught fire and exploded early Tuesday, June 30, 2020 in a Camden County, New Jersey neighborhood, officials said. Police began receiving 911 calls about 12:49 a.m. from people living near the Blueknight Energy Partners in the 200 block of Water Street in Gloucester City, according to the county’s Office of Emergency Management. Credit: Pennsauken Fire Department

Industry experts believe that changes in the makeup of asphalt and No. 6 fuel oil products stored in heated tanks across the country could pose a risk to workers and nearby communities.

Brent Patterson
Protesting Line 3 in Minnesota - Photo by Nicholas Pfosi/Reuters.

June 11, 2021

Nearly 250 people were arrested in Minnesota on Monday June 7 protesting against a Canadian-owned tar sands pipeline being built on Indigenous lands.

John Woodside
Founder of the Giniw Collective Tara Houska speaks to a crowd at the Stop Line 3 protests. Photo courtesy of Giniw Collective

June 8th 2021

Protesters descended on northern Minnesota over the weekend in an attempt to stop construction of Enbridge’s Line 3 pipeline, which critics say would deal a devastating blow to the water table and lock in unneeded fossil fuel infrastructure.

Hiroko Tabuchi, Matt Furber and Coral Davenport Hiroko Tabuchi reported from New York City, Matt Furber from the protests in Minnesota and Coral Davenport from Washington.
Demonstrators near Park Rapids, Minn., on Monday.Credit...Tim Gruber for The New York Times

Updated June 8, 2021


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