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Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog On December 12, Magistrate Judge Mark R. Abel issued an order for the U.S.District Court for the Southern District of Ohio to place five sets of court records under ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Jan 07, 2015 at 01:21 PM PST with 10 Recommends
Here's the bellwether of Public Opinion , taking its toll on free-for-all Frackers ... Fracking Ban in New York Paves the Way for Other States by Wenonah Hauter, ecowatch.com -- December 18, 2014 [.
by jamess
Comment Count 19 comments on Mon Dec 29, 2014 at 07:22 PM PST with 35 Recommends
Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog DeSmogBlog recently revealed how Big Oil’s lobbyists snuck expedited permitting for hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) on public lands into the National Defense ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 10 comments on Thu Dec 18, 2014 at 05:15 PM PST with 3 Recommends
Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog The U.S. Senate has voted 89-11 to approve the Defense Authorization Act of 2015, following the December 4 U.S. House of Representatives' 300-119 up-vote and now awaits ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 11 comments on Sun Dec 14, 2014 at 04:21 PM PST with 33 Recommends
Leaked documents provided to Northwest Public Radio, Business Week and other media outlets have exposed a campaign by the Western States Petroleum Association to fund and coordinate a network of “...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Dec 12, 2014 at 09:29 AM PST with 15 Recommends
Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog The U.S. State Department recently announced that Amos Hochstein, currently the special envoy and coordinator for international energy affairs, will take over as the ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 9 comments on Mon Dec 08, 2014 at 12:23 PM PST with 11 Recommends
Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog Attorneys representing Denton, Texas, the first city to ban hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) in state history, have issued rebuttals to the two lawsuits filed ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Dec 04, 2014 at 03:44 PM PST with 18 Recommends
You will rarely see the biggest, most explosive story in California environmental politics covered in either the mainstream media or most so-called "alternative" media. This giant environmental ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Nov 26, 2014 at 08:55 AM PST with 17 Recommends
Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog Outgoing Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission (IOGCC) chairman Phil Bryant — Mississippi’s Republican Governor — started his farewell address with a college ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 9 comments on Tue Nov 25, 2014 at 09:20 PM PST with 11 Recommends
Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog DeSmogBlog’s Steve Horn and Republic Report’s Lee Fang have co-written an in-depth report on the influence the government-industry revolving door has had on Big Oil��
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Nov 20, 2014 at 12:04 AM PST with 5 Recommends
The state and federal governments have been in collusion with Big Oil in California for decades - and people concerned about the future of fish, wildlife and the oceans are fed up with the fact that ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Nov 13, 2014 at 11:45 AM PST with 13 Recommends
What's the difference between a rattlesnake and an oil company executive? One's a remorseless, cold-blooded killer and the other's a reptile.
by thefarleftside
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Nov 10, 2014 at 12:50 PM PST with 6 Recommends
The oil industry spent millions in political campaigns in California this election cycle, led by the over $7.6 million that they used to defeat a measure calling for a fracking ban in Santa Barbara ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Nov 07, 2014 at 11:00 AM PST with 9 Recommends
Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog On November 4, Denton, Texas, became the first city in the state to ban the process of hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) when 59 percent of voters cast ballots in ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 13 comments on Thu Nov 06, 2014 at 07:11 PM PST with 32 Recommends
In election victories for the environment and public health, voters in San Benito County and Mendocino Counties approved ballot measures that will ban fracking and other extreme oil-extraction ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Nov 05, 2014 at 12:51 PM PST with 14 Recommends
Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog In August 2005, the U.S. Congress and then-President George W. Bush blessed the oil and gas industry with a game-changer: the Energy Policy Act of 2005. The Act ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Nov 03, 2014 at 08:30 PM PST with 17 Recommends
Sucked Dry: Examining Drought and Privatization from Mesoamérica to California Prop. 1 Continues Failed Water Policies If there is one thing I've found that resonates through all of the ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Oct 20, 2014 at 10:02 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
Top contributors to water bond donated over $8 million The California Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) revealed on October 17 that Aera Energy LLC, a company jointly owned by ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri Oct 17, 2014 at 03:45 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog DeSmogBlog has obtained a copy of a sample hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”)lease distributed to Ohio landowners by embattled former CEO and founder of Chesapeake ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Oct 16, 2014 at 07:29 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog Chevron made waves in the business world when it announced its October 6 sale of 30-percent of its holdings in the Alberta-based Duvernay Shale basin to Kuwait Foreign ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Oct 14, 2014 at 04:27 PM PDT with 6 Recommends