Fossil Fuel Leaks, Spills, Flaring & Chemical Releases After Hurricane Ida May Be Worst Ever Recorded

Oil and gas investigative journalist Antonia Juhasz says the extent of damage done after Hurricane Ida from the fossil fuel and petrochemical industry from leaks, spills, flaring, ruptures and chemical releases in the Gulf Coast could be among the worst of such events ever recorded. As half a million electricity customers continue to suffer without power, Juhasz also reports New Orleans faces excessively high durations and frequencies of power outages that mostly hit neighborhoods which are majority people of color and low income. Source link

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Trump recorded pleading with election official in Georgia to ‘find’ him votes

US President Donald Trump has been recorded pleading with Georgia’s election chief to overturn Joe Biden’s win in the state, suggesting in a telephone call that the official “find” enough votes to hand Trump the victory.The phone call with secretary of state Brad Raffensperger on 2 January was the latest step in an unprecedented effort by a sitting American president to reverse the outcome of an election that he lost.“We won”The president, who has refused to accept his loss to president-elect Biden, repeatedly argued that Raffensperger could change the certified results, saying:All I want to do is this. I just want to find 11,780 votes, which is one…

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