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US Oil Drilling

Obama Praises U.S. Energy Production

Reuters | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green

By Elvina Nawaguna WASHINGTON, Nov 16 (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama on Saturday boasted of the nation's progress in cutting ...

In The Public Interest : House Transportation Bills Strikes First as Tragedy, Then as Dangerous Farce

Phineas Baxandall | Posted 04.04.2012 | Politics
Phineas Baxandall

The agenda for transportation advanced by the House this week flies directly in the face of clear trends in how Americans are choosing to travel.

Sam Stein

Last Minute Oil Lobby Contributions To House Members Yield Results

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 07.19.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the month leading up to an early May vote over whether to expand oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico and open the coastal waters of V...

Sam Stein

Sponsors Of Oil-Drilling Expansion Bill Received $8.8 Million In Industry Contributions

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 07.05.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The chief sponsors of a bill to expand oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico and open the coastal waters of Virginia for exploration have r...

Abandoned Oil And Gas Wells Threaten Drinking Water And Homes Across U.S.

Posted 06.04.2011 | Green

From ProPublica's Nicholas Kusnetz: A version of this story was co-published with the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.In the last 150 years, prospectors an...