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Halliburton Executive Drinks Fracking Fluid

AP | By CATHERINE TSAI | Posted 10.22.2011 | Green

DENVER -- An energy company executive's sip of fracking fluid at an industry conference this month has been called a demonstration by some and a stunt...

Federal Fracking Response Could Be Years Away

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 10.18.2011 | Green
The Center for Public Integrity

By Evan Bush, iWatch News 6:00 am, August 18, 2011A liquid concoction, often laced with toxic chemicals, is a central villain in the controvers...

HuffPost Review: The Whistleblower

Marshall Fine | Posted 10.05.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Based on a true story, The Whistleblower is dark, grim and harrowing. It tells the tale of Kathy Bolkovac (Rachel Weisz), a Nebraska cop looking to make some big dough so she can afford to follow her children.

Halliburton Profit Jumps Amid U.S. Drilling Boom

Posted 09.17.2011 | Business

Halliburton Co (HAL.N), the world's second-largest oilfield services company, reported a forecast-topping 54 percent jump in quarterly profit on M...

Woman Testifies In KBR Rape Case: I Was 'Scared To Death'

AP | JUAN A. LOZANO | Posted 08.20.2011 | Politics

HOUSTON — A Texas woman tearfully told jurors Monday that she was "scared to death" and held against her will by her employer after being drugge...

Who Really Controls Iraq's Oil Industry?

NY Times | Posted 08.17.2011 | World

MOSCOW — When Iraq auctioned rights to rebuild and expand its oil industry two years ago, the Russian company Lukoil won a hefty portion — a field...

Supreme Court: Halliburton Lawsuit Can Proceed

AP | Posted 08.06.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled Monday that Halliburton Co. shareholders can pursue a class-action lawsuit claiming the oil services compan...

What About...?

Carolita Johnson | Posted 07.30.2011 | Comedy
Carolita Johnson


In New Film, Residents of the Gulf Say Impact of Spill Persists

Robert Redford | Posted 06.22.2011 | Green
Robert Redford

In a powerful new documentary, Stories from the Gulf, residents make it clear they are still suffering the aftermath of the largest oil spill in U.S. history. We must not minimize their struggle or sense of loss, which persists to this day.

Class Warfare III -- Losing Your Right to Fight Back

Larry Beinhart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Larry Beinhart

Litigation seems to be a particularly American disease. Why? We don't believe in collective responsibility and collective solutions.

WATCH: HuffPost's Marcus Baram Discusses Corporations Doing Business In Libya On MSNBC

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Huff TV

Huffington Post Reporter Marcus Baram appeared on MSNBC on Tuesday to discuss U.S. corporations that have had business dealings in Libya. Baram recen...

Balancing the Budget, Looking for Simple Answers

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Howard Steven Friedman

To cut costs you need to trim the big ticket items. Unfortunately, serious discussions about the budget and dramatic actions aren't going to raise re-election coffers or make politicians popular.

No, BP Won't Make it Right

Carl Pope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Carl Pope

The mounting evidence is that the Gulf Oil disaster will cost far more than originally estimated, and that BP is desperately seeking to avoid paying its share of the bill through whatever legal loopholes available.

Familiar Recipe Cooking Once Again

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Howard Steven Friedman

We've tasted this recipe before. A crisis is created. Panic is fomented by politicians, pundits, media, business and others. "Something must be don...

Gasland Attack Group 'Energy In Depth' Funded By Major Oil and Gas Interests

Brendan DeMelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brendan DeMelle

Perhaps Energy In Depth thinks it might lose credibility with the media and the public if it revealed such key support from notoriously reckless companies. Perhaps it should.

To Halliburton or Not to Halliburton

Jonathan A. Schein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jonathan A. Schein

While the mere mention of Halliburton may provoke a lot of ranting, we really need to see why it's so successful. The reason is pretty simple: We're just not moving fast enough towards other sources of energy.

No More Ritalin and Reality TV for Our ADD Nation

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Howard Steven Friedman

American's short attention span hops from critical issues to trivialities with the delicate ease of an Olympic gymnast. Our tendency to be drawn into...

The Corporation in Chief

Erica Payne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Erica Payne

Many Americans were surprised by the Citizens United decision, and a few recognized it for what it was -- the inevitable conclusion of a four-decade-long strategy.

Halliburton Profit Soars On Jump In Oil Revenue

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO (By Matt Daily and Braden Reddall) - Oilfield service company Halliburton Co. posted higher-than-expected profits, boosted by ...

Weekly Mulch: The Sticky Truth about Oil Spills and Tar Sands

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
The Media Consortium

by Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium Blogger The National Oil Spill Commission released its report on last year's BP oil spill this week. The report la...

Criminal Charges For BP, Halliburton?

AP | HARRY R. WEBER and CURT ANDERSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS — Months of investigation by a presidential commission and other panels reinforce the likelihood that companies involved in the Gulf...

ReThink Review: Gasland -- Is Your Tap Water Flammable?

Jonathan Kim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

A man holds a lighter up to a running faucet, only to have the water burst into a fireball that comes perilously close to engulfing the man's torso in...

Nigeria Drops Cheney Bribery Charges

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) -- A spokesman for Nigeria's antigraft body says they have dropped charges against former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney and his ...

Just Blame the Block Company...

Mike Spicer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Mike Spicer


Green News Report: December 9, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Crunch ti...