link They want the water to process 9000 acres of strip mined oil shale to make oil. This process used to take lots of energy and water.
Save the Earth leaders win Goldman prize ( equivalent to Nobel prize)
Chevron profits up from $235 million to $5 billion!
Now Big Oil and Big Coal are pushing their latest charades;
that we need to "burn baby burn" oil because otherwise we would harm low income citizens; when really lower income people are more often victims of pollution from oil wells, pipelines, and refineries and that floods, fires, tornados, hurricanes harm lower income citizens more;
that oil should go up because there are storms, fires , hurricanes, floods,... even though these are often worsened or caused by burning fossil fuels.
we might have a war; even though weapons profiteers are pushing PR chorus to create fear and demand for more weapons;
that we need fracking to avoid shortages; even though oil companies intend to export much of the fracked oil and gas;
and that we should ignore their bonuses, stock buybacks, and their refusal to invest in wind, solar, batteries, and efficiency.
Nation article They try to overpower local residents and to build giant polluting factories, to have new markets for their oil production.
article. Oil and Gas Commission, Air Quality Commission, andiand Governor refuse to protect public health -and side with polluting oil companies.
article This refinery leaks PFAS next to lower income homes in Denver. many people are getting cancer in the neighborhood. The oil refinery also leaks benzene.