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."
by Jeff Spross Jul 30, 2014
Republican candidate Joni Ernst has a record of denying the reality of climate change and taking money from fossil fuel interests.
by Jeff Spross Jul 23, 2014
The Obama Administration will propose new rules for transporting crude oil by rail today, aimed at reducing speeds and requiring sturdier tanker cars.
by Joanna M. Foster Jun 12, 2014
In a surprise move, British oil giant Soco announced this week that it would stop exploring for oil in Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
by Ari Phillips Jun 9, 2014
The suit says companies should help pay to restore the rapidly disappearing coastal wetlands along the Louisiana coast that have been subject to major destruction from oil and gas operations for decades.
by Emily Atkin May 30, 2014
But if the state won't take action, local governments will.
by Jeff Spross May 16, 2014
The new rules are expected to benefit low-income and minority neighborhoods especially, by cutting toxic gas emissions 5,600 tons per year.
by Jeff Spross May 9, 2014
The spill started Sunday and was contained to the creek by Wednesday, but it's only the latest in a rash of spills that have already occurred this year.
by Katie Valentine Apr 15, 2014
Another company adds its name to the list of those seeking damages from BP.