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Three Lessons We Still Haven't Learned 20 Years After the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill

J.S. McDougall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
J.S. McDougall

Take a 10 minute break today, on the anniversary of one of the most tragic--and still unresolved--environmental disasters of our modern energy age to reflect on three lessons.

Had Enough?

Jonathan A. Schein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jonathan A. Schein

The next time you pull up to a filling station, think about this: do we really need to help a company earn $45.2 billion in profits when the global economy is teetering on a very precarious perch?

"Exxon Profit Down 33% in the Fourth Quarter": Please Pity Poor Exxon!

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

How many Americans would have a little more in their savings accounts to see them through tough times if some new alibi didn't enshrine each new high in the price of oil?

Blunt Defends Exxon's Record Profits: An "American Company Made Money"

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Yesterday, House Minority Whip Roy Blunt (R-MO) appeared on a C-SPAN Newsmakers roundtable and defended Exxon Mobil's recent record-setting quarterly ...

GOP Follows the Money... All the Way to Big Oil

Matthew Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Matthew Miller

Big Oil makes record profits, and in turn, sends millions more back into Republican campaigns. Everyone wins except for average Americans who find themselves paying record high gas prices.

Awash In Profits, Exxon Extracting Every Penny From Its Franchisees

Washington Post | Steven Mufson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Every time Sohaila Rezazadeh rings up a sale at her Exxon station on Chain Bridge Road in Oakton, her cash register sends the information to Exxon Mob...