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The Oberlin Review

With New EPA Head, Environmental Protection Falls to Citizens

Johan Cavert, Contributing Writer
February 24
Filed under Commentary, OPINIONS

Despite his ideological opposition to the Environmental Protection Agency, Senate confirmed former Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to head the agency last Friday. Pruitt’s confirmation is further evidence that President Donald Trump and the Republican Party will neglect the health of our planet...

Oberlin Must Stand by Community Bill of Rights

Ellen Mavrich, Contributing Writer
February 3
Filed under Commentary, OPINIONS

The arctic ice is melting. The beginning of a great extinction is upon us. The money being invested into fossil fuel infrastructure must be redirected into renewable energy now if we are to truly address the challenges of climate change. The NEXUS pipeline is a fossil fuel project which will accelera...

NIMBY Activism Will Not Halt NEXUS Pipeline Project

Adriana Teitelbaum, Contributing Writer
December 9
Filed under Commentary, OPINIONS

While many activists and public officials have been focusing their outrage on the Dakota Access Pipeline, Spectra Energy’s NEXUS pipeline is a more immediate threat lurking below public radar for Ohio and other Midwestern residents. By 2018, the NEXUS pipeline could potentially occupy over 255 mile...

Dakota Access Pipeline Protests Mirror Oberlin’s Anti-Pipeline Campaign

CJ Blair, Contributing Writer
September 16
Filed under Commentary, OPINIONS, Recent Stories

The federal government’s request to halt the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline was met by cheers from the thousands of Native people gathered in protest at Standing Rock last Friday. This order, however, coming on the heels of a ruling that dismissed the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s anti-pipeline...

Students, Communities Protest Proposed Pipeline

Eliza Guinn
November 13
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS

The fight to stop the NEXUS pipeline continues, as Communities for Safe and Sustainable Energy and Students for Energy Justice join forces with landowners along the route of the proposed pipeline to prevent its construction. According to John Elder, a member of Communities for Safe and Sustainable Energy...

Organization Proposes a Pipeline Reroute

Sarah Conner, Staff Writer
April 10
Filed under Community News, NEWS

The Coalition to Reroute NEXUS presented an alternate route for the NEXUS Pipeline to the Lorain County Commissioners on April 1, continuing the debate surrounding the path of the pipeline — a 250-mile Spectra Energy project which crosses through Ohio, Michigan and Canada. If NEXUS accepts, the proposal...

Pipeline to Transport Gas through Oberlin

Pipeline to Transport Gas through Oberlin

Sarah Conner
November 14
Filed under Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Spectra Energy has moved forward with its plan to build a 250-mile gas pipeline through Oberlin. Spectra, an S&P 500 company, plans on investing up to $1.5 billion into the NEXUS pipeline, which would span from upper Ohio to Ontario and deliver up to 2 billion cubic feet of gas to the Midwest an...

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