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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.

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...

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?

U.S. Moves Ahead On Controversial Oil And Gas Leases On Public Land

washingtonpost.com | 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...