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Heather Zichal, Former Obama Energy Aide, Named to Board of Fracked Gas Exports Giant Cheniere

Steve Horn | Posted 08.20.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlogHeather Zichal, former Obama White House Deputy Assistant to the President for Energy and Climate Change, may soon walk ou...

Days Before Casselton Oil Train Explosion, Obama Signed Bill Hastening Fracking Permits on ND Public Lands

Steve Horn | Posted 03.17.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

On December 20, both chambers of the U.S. Congress passed a little-noticed bill to expedite permitting for hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") on public lands in the Bakken Shale basin, located predominantly in North Dakota.

Huge News For California Drilling

AP | GARANCE BURKE | Posted 07.07.2013 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — Federal land managers have postponed all oil and gas lease auctions in California until October, citing budget problems and low ...

U.S. BLM Emphasizing 'Compassion And Concern' For Wild Horses

AP | SCOTT SONNER and MATTHEW DALY | Posted 04.03.2013 | Denver

RENO, Nev. -- The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is issuing new policy directives emphasizing "compassion and concern" for wild horses on federal land...

Federal Agency's Horse Castration Plans On Hold

AP | By MARTIN GRIFFITH | Posted 12.25.2011 | Green

RENO, Nev. -- Federal land managers have agreed to postpone their precedent-setting plan to castrate hundreds of wild stallions in eastern Nevada pend...

'Over The River' Art Project Is Approved

AP | Posted 12.07.2011 | Denver

DENVER — The Colorado State Land Board has approved two leases for the artist Christo's proposed Over the River project, which would temporarily...

Billionaire's Wife Saves Wild Horses

AP | MARTIN GRIFFITH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

RENO, Nevada (AP) - Madeleine Pickens, the wife of Texas billionaire T. Boone Pickens, has bought a sprawling Nevada ranch to serve as a wild horse sa...

EPA: Uranium From Polluted British Petroleum Mine Found In Nevada Water Wells

AP | SCOTT SONNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

YERINGTON, Nev. — Peggy Pauly lives in a robin-egg blue, two-story house not far from acres of onion fields that make the northern Nevada air sm...