State Department Contractor ERM Lied About TransCanada Ties

The contractor the Obama U.S. State Department hired for the Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) of the northern half of TransCanada's Keystone XL (KXL) tar sands export pipeline overtly lied on its conflict-of-interest disclosure form

Iraq War Contractor Fined For Late Reports Of 30 Deaths

The U.S. Department of Labor has fined a private security contractor $75,000 for failing to file timely reports on the deaths of workers in Iraq as required by law. The Sandi Group, based in Washington D.C., delayed telling the Labor department that 30 of its employees had been killed while working for the company between 2003 and 2005, according to the department.

KBR Accused Of Human Trafficking

Why do I get the feeling this will get swept under the rug and nothing will happen to KBR? Will their contracts in Iraq be affected at all? AP via Ya

Mike's Blog Roundup

PERRspectives Blog: The NY Times was sitting on the McCain/lobbyist story when it endorsed the 'straight talker' in the GOP primary last month. Buck

Mike's Blog Round Up

hi kids, skippy the bush kangaroo here, with today's round up: continuing with the economic questions of the week: how's the dollar doing? how's your