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State Department Inspector General Probing Keystone XL Contractor's Conflicts of Interest

Gabe Elsner | Posted 08.05.2013 | Green
Gabe Elsner

In yet another investigation into the Obama Administration's activities, the State Department Inspector General is probing the conflicts of interest surrounding the contractor that performed the Keystone XL review.

The Market Knows Best -- The Real Story Behind Drilling on Public Lands

Mark Squillace | Posted 06.17.2013 | Green
Mark Squillace

Any softening of leasing activity is due to market forces and not some nefarious attempt by the Department of the Interior to subvert public lands development.

Obama Tries To Take Credit For Achievement He Has Little To Do With

AP | DINA CAPPIELLO | Posted 04.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — You wouldn't know it from the Republicans, but these are boom times for American energy. And you wouldn't know it from President B...

'Drill, Baby, Drill' Returns

AP | By DINA CAPPIELLO | Posted 12.27.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It's still "drill, baby, drill." After the nation's largest offshore oil spill and a series of pipeline breaks, Republican presidential ...

Can We Handle Nature's New Norm? (Part 2)

William S. Becker | Posted 11.08.2011 | Green
William S. Becker

Whether or not we are ready to conclude that today's extreme weather events are linked to global climate change, it would be utterly irresponsible for us to ignore the possibility.

General Electric Boosts Earnings, Beating Expectations

Posted 09.21.2011 | Business

BOSTON (Scott Malone) - General Electric Co notched a better-than-expected 21.6 percent rise in earnings, helped by strong demand for jet engines ...

Elise Foley

Coburn, Conservative Group Feud Over Ethanol Subsidy

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 05.29.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Tom Coburn, one of three Republican members of a bipartisan group aiming to shrink the deficit, took aim on Tuesday at the conserva...

US Taps Oil Reserves To Ward Off Shortages Due To Storms

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

LONDON (AFP) - Oil prices fell on Wednesday as the US government decided to release crude stocks from its strategic reserve after Hurricane Gustav ha...