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'Green News Report' - February 19, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 04.21.2015 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Another day, another oil explosion, this time at an Exxon refinery in C...

What Your 'Fill Her Up' Really Buys -- Our Elections

Carl Pope | Posted 12.22.2014 | Green
Carl Pope

Locally our gasoline and diesel purchases are the most lethal toxin in American politics. Just a couple of weeks out from the election it's good to remind ourselves -- lots of voters may not think the ballot counts, but Big Oil knows better.

Too Big To Punish?

Carl Pope | Posted 09.17.2014 | Green
Carl Pope

If low penalties aren't enough, business allies in Congress are busily making it harder to collect penalties once levied -- the House Appropriations Committee just voted to block EPA from garnishing wages to collect fines from recalcitrant violators.

EPA Calls Chevron's Safety At Refinery 'Pervasive Failure'

AP | JASON DEAREN | Posted 02.17.2014 | Green

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Chevron Corp. failed to maintain equipment at a California refinery and has not responded adequately to multiple airborne chemi...

How The Storm's Impacted Gas Prices

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 12.18.2012 | Money

Despite speculation that Hurricane Sandy could cause a spike in gas prices, Americans are not experiencing much pain at the pump. Gas prices have d...

When You are Engulfed by a Cloud of Gas

Jeremy Nichols | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jeremy Nichols

It's either incompetence or apathy. Either way, it's another example that both state and federal officials truly are incapable of fully protecting the air we breathe here in Colorado.

BP to Pay Record Fine, Spend $500M to Upgrade Texas Refinery

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
The Center for Public Integrity

BP will pay a $50.6 million penalty and spend at least $500 million to upgrade its Texas City, Texas, refinery where a 2005 explosion killed 15 worker...

Spewing Oil Well Could Still Be Moneymaker For BP

McClatchy | Erika Bolstad | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- BP's runaway deepwater well could still become a moneymaker for the company, even as it tries to stem the gush of crude oil that's fouli...

The Bad Good Fridays

William Dietrich | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
William Dietrich

Tragedy struck my hometown of Anacortes, WA, this latest Good Friday when an explosion at the Tesoro Refinery just after midnight killed five workers and left two more in critical condition.

Green News Report -- April 6, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! Welcome aboard to our latest new affili...

Ilya: Manatee Stuck In New Jersey, Rescue Planned As Cold Endangers His Life

Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

UPDATE: Ilya is back in Miami! ****** ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — A rescue attempt is being planned for Ilya, a Florida manatee stuck near an oil re...

People Versus Chevron

Daphne Zuniga | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Daphne Zuniga

Atchison Village seems like a great place to live. It's a pleasant neighborhood in California. But there's a downside: this town has a bad neighbor, and it's the third-largest corporation in the world.

Mexico: Gang Stole Oil, Sold To US

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MEXICO CITY — Police in northern Mexico caught a gang that allegedly stole oil from state-owned pipelines and smuggled it across the border to s...