A large group, which has received significant funding from the fossil fuel industry and dark money groups backed by petrochemical billionaires Charles and David Koch, will apparently far exceed Coffman's own fundraising totals.
Deval Patrick is finishing up his second term as Governor of Massachusetts this year, but instead of fading into the role of a lame duck, he said something on Friday that it’s possible no sitting governor has said before.
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The interests of rank-and-file members of prominent U.S. sportsmen’s groups are being steadily undercut by the increasing influence over those organizations by the oil and gas industry as it seeks to push development into protected wildlife habitat and privatize public lands.
Texas Democratic candidate for governor Wendy Davis has fought for local oversight for industry. Texas State Attorney General and Republican candidate for governor Greg Abbott has sued the EPA 17 times.
As Duke prepares to begin vacuum dredging coal ash from the bottom of the Dan River, the EPA is revealed to have had serious questions about the DENR's handling of the energy giant's previous environmental violations.
The cause is still uncertain, but fire officials said that it began with an explosion in a building, and then a natural gas pipeline ruptured, which sent shrapnel into a “huge” storage tank, leading to a risk of explosion.