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Oh My Darling Party Line

Carl Pope | Posted 05.28.2011 | Green
Carl Pope

The reactionary right is in the process of developing its own full-scale party line, with Fox News playing the role of Pravda. The most recent example is the issue of developing oil reserves on public lands.

Hero or Criminal? Climate Activist Tim DeChristopher on Trial

David Frey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
David Frey

DeChristopher has shrugged off plea deals to take his protest from the auction room to the courtroom and make his case to jurors that his activism was not a crime.

The Newest High Risk Area Of Government

AP | LARRY MARGASAK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — Congressional investigators have concluded U.S. management of oil and gas leases on federal lands and waters is the newest high ris...

Western Slope Oil Shale Leases Expected To Go To

Glenwood Springs Post Independent | John Colson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Observers in western Colorado, including Garfield County, have been closely watching the increasing corporate and governmental activity aimed at reviv...

U.S. Looking To Get More From Oil, Natural Gas Leases

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — The Interior Department says it will study how other countries collect oil and natural gas royalties to determine whether the Unite...

Salazar Cleans Up Bush-Era Cronyism in Dirty Oil-Shale Program

Frances Beinecke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Frances Beinecke

Do we want energy development on our public lands to intensify global warming or a national energy policy that promotes technologies that are renewable and create four times jobs as fossil fuels?

Salazar Scraps Sale Of Oil-And-Gas Leases In Utah

AP | PAUL FOY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

SALT LAKE CITY — In a high-profile reversal of the Bush administration, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said Wednesday the government is scrappin...

U.S. Moves Ahead On Controversial Oil And Gas Leases On Public Land | Juliet Eilperin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A decision by federal officials this week to press ahead with a controversial sale of oil and gas leases in eastern Utah is stoking the debate over ho...