Protesters blame Neoliberalism and Pinochet’s constitution for systematic violence against women, including today’s protesters in Santiago, Chile.
In a press release, the Governor echoed oil and gas industry talking points, which the Center for Media and Democracy revealed earlier, saying, “Today, I signed Assembly Bill 426, which aims to ensure each energy provider is treated the same under the law while still protecting the right to exercise free speech and the right to assembly.”
Bill pushed by big oil and ALEC would chill environmental protests with the threat of harsh jail terms and fines.
Koch Industries has spent more than $9 million so far this year to block House Democrats’ environmental protection measures and democracy reforms.
The Wisconsin State Assembly will convene for the first time this fall today to consider a bill backed by the oil industry and the American Legislative Exchange Council.
Emissions reductions alone cannot avert climate ruin, so it’s good news that C02 removal is feasible and affordable.
The Wisconsin bill echoes similar “critical infrastructure protection” model bills pushed out by the American Legislative Exchange Council and the Council of State Governments over the last two years.
Plastic Industry Association works with ALEC to block regulation of single-use plastics.
The SEC has denied ExxonMobil’s request to prevent a shareholder vote on a resolution requiring the oil giant to disclose its political spending, including “dark money” contributions to advocacy groups and trade associations.
U.S. EPA fines paper company $79,000 for illegal stormwater discharges.