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The outgoing administration sold off drilling rights in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge on Wednesday, but turnout for the “momentous” occasion was low.
Critics worry the U.S. Interior Department's plans to ease restrictions on oil and gas drilling could wipe out sage grouse.
Unplugged wells can leak explosive gas into neighborhoods and leach toxins into groundwater.
The rules come six years after the BP spill.
When I recently visited Bahrain, the TSA agent reviewing my passport looked at me curiously and asked me, "Why did you visit Bahrain?" Simple answer: The Kingdom of Bahrain is a great extension to a Dubai or an Abu Dhabi trip. The flights are inexpensive and under an hour.
Brooklyn filmmaker Rachel Libert's TV documentary marvelously captures the bust-to-boom transformation of a tiny North Dakota town where oil is discovered.