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Disclosure Fail: Industry Reps Testifying for Denton, Texas Fracking Bill Left Ties Undisclosed

Steve Horn | Posted 06.05.2015 | Green
Steve Horn

A March 24 hearing prior to the passage of a controversial bill out of committee that preempts cities in Texas from regulating hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") for oil and gas obtained from shale basins, featured numerous witnesses who failed to disclose their industry ties, including some with ties to the Koch brothers.

"Resilience" Theme Irks Gulf Residents at Green Conference

Susan Buchanan | Posted 09.16.2012 | Green
Susan Buchanan

A number of Louisianans attended, and the theme of resilience or withstanding adversity didn't sit well with some of them, who said the state had suffered unnecessarily from oil-and-gas greed and the mistakes of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. What exactly upset attendees from Louisiana?

Everyone Profits From West Papua Except for Papuans

Benny Wenda | Posted 07.08.2012 | World
Benny Wenda

You would think that being home to the world's largest goldmine, West Papua would be a land of riches. Yet we remain the poorest part of all of Indonesia. The world's largest gold and copper mine, Freeport, has caused permanent environmental devastation to our sacred lands.

Unrest in Indonesia's Mines: Local Chaos and Global Injustice

Michelle Chen | Posted 06.09.2012 | World
Michelle Chen

Work recently resumed in the Grasberg mine of the Freeport McMoran Copper & Gold, but the suffering continues while officials and multinationals maneuver to manage Southeast Asia's resource curse.

Is Leadville Headed For Another Mining Boom Cycle?

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 09.21.2011 | Denver

Leadville's Climax molybdenum mine may be restarted as early as next year, according to a Thursday report from the Leadville Herald Democrat. The m...

Goldman Sachs Likes Copper and Gold for 2011

Robert Lenzner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Lenzner

Load Up On Copper and Gold; The Best Commodity Plays for 2011 My sources report that there's only 4 days copper inventory on the LME and in Shanghai. ...

The Least Ethical Companies In The World (PHOTOS, POLL)

Huffington Post | Grace Kiser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Can ethics be quantified? Or, better yet, can a lack of ethics be quantified? This week, the Swiss research firm Covalence released its annual r...

Build More Autos Overseas: Marginalize More U.S. Families

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

As I toured the U.S. last week on the 11-state, 32-city "Keep it Made in America" bus tour. I talked to unemployed manufacturing workers who are desperate.