US commercial banks are gearing up for their annual general meetings, starting as early as this week, but they’re not alone in making plans for AGM season. A growing number of concerned communities and organizations are planning a series of interventions at this year’s bank shareholder meetings to pressure the banks to stop financing controversial oil and gas infrastructure projects.
Energy Transfer Partners (ETP) just made a remarkable confession that vindicates investors who abandoned the company over its shameful behavior at Standing Rock. During its quarterly earnings call with analysts last week, ETP announced that spending for 2018 would increase to $4.5 billion — $1.5 billion more than its estimate just three months prior. When … Read More
From Confluence Democracy: PINCKNEY/HELL, MICHIGAN – In the wake of Standing Rock, Energy Transfer Parters is currently building a 42″ inch fracked gas pipeline that will run through multiple states; the new alternative route comes dangerously close to waterways and communities. Eminent Domain was used and abused like usual and Snyder’s government and agencies like … Read More
Today, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine filed suit against Texas-based Energy Transfer Partners Rover Pipeline, to collect $2.4 million in civil penalties remanded to his office by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency.