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Oil and Gas Leasing

White House Won't Sell Drilling Rights In Atlantic Waters

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 03.17.2016 | Politics

The Obama administration announced Tuesday that it is removing the Atlantic coast from its upcoming oil and gas lease sale, a departure from earlier p...

Better Regulation of Oil & Gas Drilling in National Parks

Elizabeth Glass Geltman | Posted 12.17.2015 | Green
Elizabeth Glass Geltman

The National Park Service (NPS) recently proposed revisions to regulations governing oil and gas drilling in national parks, the so-called 9B regulati...

Kate Sheppard

Obama Administration Outlines New Proposal For Offshore Oil And Gas Leasing

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 01.27.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration released a draft of a five-year plan for oil and gas lease sales on Tuesday that would open areas of the Atlant...

Gas Industry Front Group Called Out By RFK Jr. Keeps Spinning Truth

Brendan DeMelle | Posted 12.24.2011 | Green
Brendan DeMelle

The oil and gas industry has a long history of resisting public accountability and protective standards, and generally avoiding tough questions about its practices and attacking its critics.

Governor Ritter REDI-ing to Retire Coal Plants

Jeremy Nichols | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jeremy Nichols

All the renewable energy in the world can't and won't make up for the fact that unless Colorado starts cutting back on coal burning, greenhouse gases are going to keep climbing.

The Red Rock Wilderness Act: Our Chance to Be Present at the Creation

Robert Redford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Robert Redford

For the first time, the U.S. House Subcommittee on National Parks, Forest, and Public Lands will consider a bill designed to protect millions of acres of spectacular Utah lands as wilderness.

A Victory for America's Land

Robert Redford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Robert Redford

The Interior Secretary has announced that he is canceling all 77 contested leases surrounding some of Utah's most stunning national parks. This redrock wilderness can now remain part of our natural heritage.

America Can Have Both Utah Wilderness and Affordable Heating Bills

Frances Beinecke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Frances Beinecke

We don't have to choose between protecting places of rare beauty and keeping homes heated at affordable rates. We can do both.

So Many Questions, So Few Answers

Carl Pope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carl Pope

It's not surprising that Congressman Ed Markey has launched an investigation of oil company involvement in the Bush administration federal oil-and-gas...