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Texas activists arrested in D.C. during protest against offshore oil export facility

Deepwater terminals proposed for the Gulf of Mexico will fuel oil output and export growth despite the Biden administration promises of steep cuts in greenhouse gas emissions.

by Dylan Baddour, Inside Climate News
A tanker loads crude at a new onshore terminal operated by Enbridge outside Corpus Christi.
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Construction at the DOW chemical plant across the Brazos river from the municipal golf course in Freeport, Texas Monday July 9, 2012. At least a half-dozen chemical plants are expanding in Texas at a rate not seen since the 1980's, spurred by a glut of cheap natural gas, which will create a greater demand for water and electricity.

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