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"Carbon Copy": How Big Oil and King Coal Ghost Write Letters for Public Officials, Business Groups

Steve Horn | Posted 06.17.2015 | Green
Steve Horn

The Billings Gazette has revealed that coal mining company Cloudpeak Energy ghost wrote protest letters to the U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) on behalf of allied policymakers and business groups.

Whooo Could Resist These Owls?!

The Huffington Post | Simon McCormack | Posted 02.04.2015 | Weird News

Owl of us have something to be thankful for. Like being able to look at this picture of baby burrowing owls Sometimes it can seem like no on...

Offshore Winds Soon to Power Cape Cod: Part I

Stacy Clark | Posted 11.29.2014 | Green
Stacy Clark

With such an abundance of inexhaustible, clean power just waiting to be tapped, why has the U.S. delayed its development of offshore wind power?

Oil Industry's Image Is Tarnished in Louisiana, Green Activist Says

Susan Buchanan | Posted 10.31.2014 | Green
Susan Buchanan

Oil and gas operators have lost their luster in Louisiana, Lafayette resident Mike Stagg, a civic activist and organizer with the grassroots Green Arm...

Not Just the Atlantic: Obama Leasing Millions of Gulf Acres for Offshore Drilling

Steve Horn | Posted 09.23.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

Deploying the age-old "Friday news dump," President Barack Obama's Interior Department gave the green light on Friday, July 18 to companies to deploy seismic air guns to examine the scope of Atlantic Coast offshore oil-and-gas reserves.

Hawaiian Independence for National and Global Justice Discussions

Catherine Bauknight | Posted 09.16.2014 | Hawaii
Catherine Bauknight

Wai'anae Community Film Series E Ho'i i ke Ea: Hawaiian Independence for National and Global Justice will present segments from the films Hawaii A Voice For Sovereignty, The End of Poverty, and Life and Debt on July 25.

Education Is the Key to Self Determination

Jacob Bryan Aki | Posted 08.25.2014 | Hawaii
Jacob Bryan Aki

For myself, and I am sure for many others, the arrival of the United States Department of Interior (DOI) to Hawaiʻi this week has stirred many emotions throughout the Kanaka ʻŌiwi community and the general Hawaiʻi community as well.

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.

Raze the Bethlehem Steel Tower of Mismanagement

Tom Conway | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Tom Conway

Lehigh Valley has proposed using tax dollars to enshrine the defunct Bethlehem Steel Corp.'s dilapidated, 38-year-old headquarters building in Eastern Pennsylvania as a national monument to mismanagement.