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University of Tennessee "Frackademia" Program Put to Rest, For Now

Steve Horn | Posted 11.10.2013 | Green
Steve Horn

It remains to be seen whether fracking on UT-Knoxville's land will morph into a centerpiece of the university's funding drives going forward. For now, the Cumberland Forest lives another day unfracked.

Mr. Cuccinelli: Virginians Deserve an Answer

Gabe Elsner | Posted 10.30.2013 | Green
Gabe Elsner

After siding with Consol Energy in a dispute regarding gas royalties for Virginia landowners, Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli received over $100,000 from Consol Energy and its subsidiaries.

Frackademia: University of Tennessee Set to Lease Forest for Fracking, Enriching Governor's Family

Steve Horn | Posted 08.12.2013 | Green
Steve Horn

"Frackademia" is usually thought of as "studies" conducted by university-based "frackademic" researchers and funded by Big Oil. But UT-Knoxville has taken the game to a whole new level, leasing off land it owns so that it can study "best practices" for fracking in the Volunteer State.

Family of Crippled Miner Sues Energy Company

AP | VICKI SMITH | Posted 08.27.2012 | Business

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — The daughter of an Ohio man whose leg was ripped off in an accident last fall at West Virginia's Shoemaker Mine has filed a...

Rick Santorum's Big Coal Buddies

Mother Jones | Posted 01.11.2012 | Politics

Rick Santorum likes to brag about how he helped a poor local company fight big, bad government regulations on greenhouse gas emissions. "My grandfathe...

Kentucky's Coal Cabinet

Scott Edwards | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Scott Edwards

There's a storm brewing in Kentucky among coal companies and state government.