by Katie Valentine May 29, 2015
One of the proposals would have added a director with experience in climate change to the boards of two companies.
by Natasha Geiling May 5, 2015
Chevron is selling recycled oil wastewater to California farmers, but some environmental groups are raising concerns about the water's safety.
by Alice Ollstein & Kira Lerner Jan 21, 2015
As the state loses a football field-sized area of land every hour, Louisiana's Flood Protection Authority has leveled a historic lawsuit against oil and gas companies.
by Emily Atkin Dec 8, 2014
Plaintiffs in Carson, California, claim they've been plagued with cancer, blood disorders, and other illnesses from exposure to benzene.
by Jeff Spross Nov 4, 2014
Delays, canceled projects and lost sales as public opposition has cost oil producers in the tar sands $17 billion from 2010 to 2013, thanks to bottlenecks in transportation and access to markets.
by Katie Valentine Oct 31, 2014
Washington political consultant Richard Berman had some candid advice for a group of energy company executives in June, advice that was secretly recorded.
by Jeff Spross Oct 30, 2014
In a July letter, the company requested a five-year pause in its leases to drill in the Arctic, as they're set to expire in 2017. Shell has already spent eight years trying to develop oil in the region without success.
by Jeff Spross Sep 15, 2014
An oil lobbyist said the goal was to boost Iowa's corn industry and thus help our Rep. Bruce Braley (D-IA), who's running against Republican Joni Ernst for the state's national Senate seat.
by Jeff Spross Aug 11, 2014
The well is just the start of an ongoing effort to drill in the Arctic, defying both the spirit of recent U.S. sanctions and environmental opposition to oil exploration in the region.
by Katie Valentine Aug 4, 2014
In many cases, the companies were able to defer “more of their federal income taxes than they actually paid during the last five years."