pollution

North Carolina Gov.'s "Tough Words" For Duke Energy
Pat McCrory, an employee of Duke Energy for 28 years and who recently signed into law "sweetheart" legislation protecting them from legal recourse, is now pretending to distance himself from the energy giant. Read more...
Piggie Of The Week: The PA Dept Of Environmental Protection
With more snow than we've seen in years, PA is running out of road salt. But the state has a great idea to solve the problem... if by "great" you mean "simply awful". Read more...
A Reading Guide On The Billionaire Koch Brothers
From funding climate change denial to opposition of the Obama administration’s policies, Mayer describes how the brothers’ political views “dovetail with [their] corporate interests.” Read more...
300,000 Without Water After Coal Industry Chemical Spill In W. Virginia
West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin declares a state of emergency after spill contaminates Elk River, "Only safe use is to flush or put out fire." Read more...
'Elves' Protest Fracking On Illinois Governor's Lawn
Activists in costume erected fake oil drill at Governor Quinn's Northwest Side Chicago home. Read more...

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Shattered By Oil: Exxon Arkansas Spill And The People Left Behind, Part 1
'It's too late for anything to happen. It's too late for us. We want them to get this mess cleaned up and get it cleaned up right.' Read more...
Rand Paul is becoming another mouthpiece for an industry that has no problem throwing hundreds of thousands of dollars into political campaigns. Read more...
How Much Are You Paying For Carbon Pollution?
Some of us are paying in pain and suffering, even with our lives. Read more...
Utilizing tricky legal loopholes, Transcanada used NWP 12 to push through Keystone XL's southern half in February 2012, calling each half acre segment of Keystone XL's southern half a "single and complete project." Read more...
Public in dark for days due to government shutdown. Oil is spread out over a 7.3 acre land mass. Read more...