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The Iron Law of Toxic Extraction

Carl Pope | Posted 03.03.2014 | Green
Carl Pope

A well-understood and established industrial process -- refining oil -- conducted in two states with rigorous environmental regulation and robust enforcement, every year, kills or injures workers. And the company responsible stonewalls inspectors.

Exclusive Live From 'Bainport': Illinois Workers Urge Romney to Not Outsource Their Jobs to China

Democracy Now! | Posted 11.20.2012 | Politics
Democracy Now!

Freeport Mayor George Gaulrapp, who has supported the encampment and fended off calls for it to be shut down, says Romney should get directly involved in the issue.

Making the Business Case for Conservation

Mark Tercek | Posted 04.04.2012 | Green
Mark Tercek

What is the business case for conservation? Just a few years ago, I don't think many people in either the business or conservation communities would have thought to even pose that question. But times are changing.

Astoria Characters: The Wondrous Wellness Woman

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Psychic, intuitive, it doesn't matter which word you choose; neither one really describes Golda Poretsky, who is a real estate lawyer, health counselor, tarot card reader and writer/blogger.

Lacy Reid Left Sick Mom On Kitchen Floor For 2 Days Before Calling 911

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

FREEPORT, N.Y. — A New York man is accused of leaving his ailing mother on the floor and stepping over her for two days before calling 911. Pol...

Freeport: New Ambush Near World's Largest Gold Mine, 2 Dead

AP | ANTHONY DEUTSCH | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Three more people were wounded by gunfire Wednesday at the world's largest gold mine, the latest ambush targeting employees...