(Un)Covering Oil: The Bailouts

On the second installment of KGNU’s “(Un)Covering Oil,” host Antonia Juhasz is joined by Emily Holden, environment reporter for The Guardian U.S. based in D.C., Naveena Sadasiva, environment reporter for Grist based in San Francisco, and Lucy Molina, a community organizer and resident of Commerce City, site of the Suncor oil refinery. They discuss the oil industry’s various bailouts and easing of regulatory requirements in the wake of Covid-19 with examples from Colorado, Pennsylvania and Michigan and what it means to be locked in your home next to one of the state’s most polluting operations.

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Articles By Emily Holden
Struggling oil companies are taking advantage of US coronavirus aid
Polluted US areas are among worst-hit by coronavirus – putting people of color even more at risk

Articles By Naveena Sadasiva
Pennsylvania regulators promised to keep an eye on polluters during the pandemic. They’re struggling.
Sheltering Near Fracking

Listen to the first installment of “(Un)Covering Oil, broadcast on KGNU on Thursday, April 23, 2020.