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Naveena Sadasivam at ProPublica writes Report Criticizes EPA Oversight of Injection Wells :
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 71 comments on Thu Jul 31, 2014 at 08:00 PM PDT with 42 Recommends
On February 26th of this year, a much delayed congressional hearing on oil-by-rail safety finally occurred. A mere eight months after the accident at Lac-Megantic. Members of congress had been ...
by Justin Mikulka
Comment Count 23 comments on Wed Jul 23, 2014 at 01:38 PM PDT with 60 Recommends
These "People", these so called "American Patriots" really can't stop themselves from betraying the country and it's principles. It's like having Asshole Tourettes. Every few seconds they can't ...
by Frank Vyan Walton
Comment Count 60 comments on Wed Jul 09, 2014 at 08:40 AM PDT with 131 Recommends
Gov. Rick Perry (R. TX) Ok, so I'm sure you've the right wing go crazy over this shit: http://www.therepublic.com/view/story/51de169625df4a95930e48704dfe232d/CA--Toyota-Jerry-...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 13 comments on Fri May 02, 2014 at 10:08 PM PDT with 23 Recommends
A year after a fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas, ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 26 comments on Tue Apr 22, 2014 at 01:41 PM PDT with 41 Recommends
For months, the frustration surrounding the Governor's pro-fracking stance has been simmering among fractivists and democratic party delegates alike. We have done literally everything within our ...
by FractivistForce
Comment Count 27 comments on Wed Mar 19, 2014 at 08:00 AM PDT with 76 Recommends
"Nowhere does the Constitution say we should federalize classrooms," he [Rick Perry] said. "Nowhere does it give federal officials primary responsibility over the air we breathe, the land we farm, ...
by jamess
Comment Count 135 comments on Fri Mar 07, 2014 at 05:23 PM PST with 211 Recommends
Rounding out a week of anti-regulatory action, the House today passed the Unfunded Mandates Information and Transparency Act of 2013, a bill designed to increase corporate influence over federal ...
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Feb 28, 2014 at 04:05 PM PST with 13 Recommends
Sacramento: Where Pay-To-Play Means Pay-To-Frack "California is home to one of the largest remaining deposits of oil in the country: the Monterey Shale. It has 13.7 billion barrels of oil locked ...
by FractivistForce
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Feb 19, 2014 at 03:52 PM PST with 20 Recommends
Bales were set up to block coal slurry from flowing down Fields Creek in West Virginia after a spill Tuesday. On Tuesday, a malfunctioning valve in an eight-inch pipeline operated by the Patriot ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 67 comments on Wed Feb 12, 2014 at 08:26 AM PST with 96 Recommends
My father was an important executive in the natural gas industry. Before he died in 1997, he had been president of a municipal gas company, president of the Southern Gas Association, and a ...
by corwinabell
Comment Count 75 comments on Fri Jan 24, 2014 at 01:43 PM PST with 36 Recommends
The news out of West Virginia in recent weeks is simply foul. Just in the last couple of days we learned that ...
by Ian Reifowitz
Comment Count 102 comments on Sun Jan 26, 2014 at 07:45 AM PST with 109 Recommends
Chemicals, schemicals, you can't expect Freedom Industries to keep track of all of them. Ken Ward Jr. at the Charleston Gazette [reportshttp://www.wvgazette.com/News/201401210072]:
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 176 comments on Tue Jan 21, 2014 at 02:12 PM PST with 117 Recommends
Freedom Industries' operation on the Elk River. Late Wednesday, in response to a [letterhttp://www.dhsem.wv.gov/Documents/CDC%20Letter.pdf] from Dr. Thomas Frieden of the Centers for ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 110 comments on Thu Jan 16, 2014 at 08:36 AM PST with 98 Recommends
Regulations are killing American business. Just ask the US Chamber of Commerce or pick a Republican political figure at random and ask him or her which federal regulatory agencies they would ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 8 comments on Sat Jan 11, 2014 at 09:17 AM PST with 0 Recommends
One of the biggest beefs I have with former President Clinton is that he oversaw the dismantling to the Glass-Steagall Act late in his term. This Consumer Protection/Bank Regualtion Law enacted ...
by jamess
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed Dec 25, 2013 at 01:28 PM PST with 18 Recommends
In FR today.... federal government plans on using social networks like twitter in the governance/rulemaking process http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2013-12-17/pdf/2013-29949.pdf What follows are ...
by LakeSuperior
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Dec 17, 2013 at 12:01 PM PST with 1 Recommend
Businessmen constantly complain about regulation and the costs of same. I suspect the claims of big business are largely overblown. Does regulation cost? Yes, it does. Does it do more good ...
by Stephen Beard
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Dec 13, 2013 at 10:12 AM PST with 3 Recommends
RBKA or the Right to Breed and Keep Animals is A Daily Kos group of animal lovers who have liberal values. We don't think that loving animals ( at least not physically, although we might indulge in ...
by peterfallow
Comment Count 65 comments on Wed Dec 11, 2013 at 12:05 PM PST with 17 Recommends
There has been a lot of talk about increasing gubbermint's role in healthcare. Yet everyone knows that gubbermint needs to keep their hands off our healthcare in order for it to be the most best it ...
by Treetrunk
Comment Count 9 comments on Mon Nov 18, 2013 at 01:35 AM PST with 6 Recommends