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Fox News Pummels Pruitt
Scott Pruitt probably thought he’d get an easy ride in a Fox News interview. But Trump’s embattled EPA Chief was pummeled on the conservative network as his scandals mount.
Trump: A President Without Honor
Eric Mink is a writer, adjunct professor, former newspaper op-...
IT'S BEEN TWO MONTHS since the U.S. presidential election, and there are just a couple of weeks until the inauguration. Can we at least agree on a couple of central points?
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Big Oil Ads Beat Out Climate News On CNN
The fossil fuel industry is spending millions to salvage its reputation.
Drilling in Big Cypress: Rejected Bush Plan to Purchase Florida Mineral Rights Looks Genius in Retrospect
Elizabeth Ann Glass Geltman
Liz Geltman is a professor of environmental health policy at t...
Burnett Oil Company filed an application with the National Park Service to conduct a seismic survey of 110 square miles (70,454
Koch Brothers' 'Bankers' Sneak Anti-Wind Op-Ed Past the
New York Times
Senior Writer, Union of Concerned Scientists
So who are Marc Short and Andy Koenig? The
identified them only as "the president and senior policy adviser, respectively, at Freedom Partners, which advocates for free-market policies."
XL: Obama Takes the Fall for Hillary
Robert L. Cavnar
Energy Veteran and Author, Founder, this-small-planet.com
The rejection of the Keyston XL Pipeline revealed not only the gigantic chasm between environmentalists and industry, it also laid bare the ugly side of American politics where common sense often dies a slow, painful death.
Bill McKibben Got Arrested While Protesting Outside An ExxonMobil Station
And he hopes you will, too.
Oil Industry Gets Help On Undermining Ozone Standards From A Well-Informed Source
A former EPA official is working with BP on a plan to undermine new smog standards.
EPA Methane Rule: A Good Start Toward Meeting Administration's Landmark Goal
Vice President in the Climate and Energy Program at Environmen...
To understand the impact of these new draft rules, it's important to look at what they do - and what they don't - and measure them against the nation's bold but readily achievable goals set out by the Obama administration earlier this year.
Obama's New Methane Rules Underestimate the Threat
Researcher, Greenpeace USA
While regulation of methane is a necessity, these rules are much too weak to accomplish the administration's goals of meaningful greenhouse gas reduction.
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Obama Administration Approves Shell's Drilling Plan For The Arctic
In an email, Shell spokesman Curtis Smith called the approval of the company's exploration plan an "important milestone" that
Fear Not, Oil And Gas Industry: Mark Begich Hasn't Forsaken You In His New Job
As if to underscore Begich's commitment to Brownstein's oil and gas clients, the announcement of his hiring featured a quote
EPA Chief Defends Forthcoming Fracking Study, Says It Will 'Add To' Dialogue
"I think EPA will really add to this dialogue," McCarthy said. "We have people already working with states to make sure that
WATCH: Nebraska Man Asks Oil Commission Just One Question: 'Would You Drink It?'
"You told me this morning when I was in here... that you would drink this water," Osborn can be heard saying in a video posted
Department Of Interior Issues New Rules For Fracking On Public Lands
"It's important that the public has confidence that it's being done safely," said Jewell. "I don't think anybody would say
No More Excuses
Data Scientist and Podcaster
Acting immediately on climate change is nothing but in our best interest, both in its practicality and its symbolic value worldwide. Besides already being an economic and technological leader worldwide, we could easily lead the charge against global warming.
5 Years After Citizens United, Big Oil and Gas Money Spills Into Colorado State Elections
Principal, Democracy TNG
Colorado law has attempted to blunt the crushing effect of big money in politics through strong public disclosure laws that require spending by each of these groups in candidate elections to be reported online to Colorado voters.
Introducing 'Natural Gas Exports: Washington's Revolving Door Fuels Climate Threat'
Research Fellow for DeSmogBlog.com, freelance investigative jo...
Many former Obama administration officials now work as lobbyists or PR professionals on behalf of the LNG exports industry, as do many former Bush administration officials. So too do those with ties to potential 2016 Democratic Party presidential nominee, Hillary Clinton.
Like New Yorkers, Californians Can Say No to Fracking
The oil industry may feel entitled to its potential profits, and will likely fight efforts to curb extreme well stimulation and enhancement anywhere they appear. But the people of California and New York -- indeed of all of states -- are even more entitled to clean air and clean water.
U.S. Emissions Increased In 2013, According To EPA
"We need to get those emissions down, to keep them going down, and the standards are critical to do that," said Doniger. "The
To Frack or Not to Frack: That Is The Question
David H Bailey
Jonathan M. Borwein
Realistically speaking, we must accept the reality that oil and natural gas will be with us for the foreseeable future (at least for the next 10 to 20 years), and fracking too will be with us, since at present it is one of the most cost-efficient means to produce oil and gas.
#DirtyDenier$ Day 8: Shelley Moore Capito
Executive Director, Ohio Environmental Council
Mining interests support Capito, and she has supported them by voting numerous times against the health and safety of Americans. In 2013 alone, she voted against safeguards for the water we drink, the air we breathe, and the lands that belong to the American public.
#DirtyDenier$ Day 6: Scott Brown
Executive Director, Ohio Environmental Council
In 2012, Massachusetts voters decided they didn't like Senator Scott Brown's loyalty to Big Oil and they voted him out of the Senate. This year, he's back, but in New Hampshire, where he is trying to unseat Senator Jeanne Shaheen.
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