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Lawsuits Piling Up After Arkansas Oil Spill

AP | Posted 01.31.2014 | Green

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Lawsuits and alleged safety violations are mounting against Exxon Mobil Corp. following the rupture eight months ago of a p...

Two Major Lawsuits Filed Against ExxonMobil for Arkansas Tar Sands Spill

Steve Horn | Posted 07.01.2013 | Green
Steve Horn

As the Mayflower lawsuits proceed and the Keystone XL northern half decision approaches, Mayflower can serve as a teachable moment as it applies to Keystone XL. Or it can serve as just yet another lesson not learned. Class begins now.

Faulkner County: ExxonMobil's "Sacrifice Zone" for Tar Sands Pipelines, Fracking

Steve Horn | Posted 07.15.2013 | Green
Steve Horn

Dozens of fracking waste injection-caused earthquakes have occurred in Faulkner County, with 12 small quakes in a five-day period back in October 2010, another ten quakes in a single day in November 2010 and a sizeable 4.7 magnitude quake shaking things up in February 2011.

Maddow Slams Exxon's 'Paper Towel' Cleanup Efforts

Posted 04.09.2013 | Green

Rachel Maddow addressed photos released by the EPA last week of the Mayflower, Arkansas oil spill that some estimates say could reach upwards of 300,0...

Environmentalists: Delay Keystone Decision After Arkansas Spill

Reuters | Posted 06.08.2013 | Green

By Timothy Gardner WASHINGTON, April 8 (Reuters) - Environmental groups on Monday asked the Obama administration to extend the approv...

Did the Exxon Spill in Mayflower Just Sink Keystone XL?

Jamie Henn | Posted 06.04.2013 | Green
Jamie Henn

If President Obama rejects the permit for the Keystone XL pipeline, Big Oil executives are likely to look back at last weekend's tar sands spill in Mayflower, Arkansas as a key reason for their defeat.

Tar Sands: A Matter of Time

Michael Brune | Posted 06.03.2013 | Green
Michael Brune

Tragic as the disaster in Arkansas is, it could have been much worse. If the Keystone XL is built, it's a certainty that someday, somewhere, even more devastating spills will happen. It's only a matter of time.

Mayflower Replica Needs Serious Work

AP | Posted 04.30.2013 | Politics

PLYMOUTH, Mass. — A replica of the ship that brought the Pilgrims to the New World nearly 400 years ago is undergoing major repairs. The 56-yea...

Don't Let Your Moving Company Hold Your Property Hostage!

Ebong Eka | Posted 09.29.2012 | Money
Ebong Eka

We've all moved one time or another and had to hire a moving company to help. Unfortunately, not all moving companies are legitimate and scams are pr...

The Ten Most Prosperous Thanksgivings

24/7 Wall St. | Charles B. Stockdale, Ashley C. Allen. Douglas A. McIntyre, and Michael B. Sauter | Posted 11.23.2011 | Business

From 24/7 Wall St.: Thanksgiving is one of the few national holidays which is distinctly American, although there is a "Turkey Day" in Canada, too. Th...

10 Things You Didn't Know About Josh Groban's Family Tree

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 12.18.2011 | Celebrity
Megan Smolenyak

If you were to Google your way around the Internet, you'd probably be left with the impression that Josh is half-Jewish (from Russia and Poland) and half-Norwegian, and you wouldn't be too far off. He's actually 5/8 Jewish and 1/8 Norwegian.

Gratitude In A World Of Sin And Sorrow

Michael Sigman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael Sigman

Hoping to revive my career as a very slow lap-swimmer, my rheumatologist recently plunged a cortisone-filled needle into an inflamed tendon near my ri...

Thanksgiving Code: Five Hidden Symbols Of America's Holiday

Bruce Feiler | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Bruce Feiler

The real story of Thanksgiving reads like a Dan Brown novel. It involves a little-known web of secret societies, biblical imagery, presidential power, and lost books.

Bible Story: Obama Awards "Moses" Presidential Medal of Freedom

Bruce Feiler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bruce Feiler

Obama is not the first president to connect the American spirit to the story of Moses: Washington compared the Revolution to the Exodus; Jefferson quoted Moses in his second inaugural.

Addressing Phi Theta Kappa on Social Responsibility

Jim Luce | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jim Luce

One person can make a difference. You can make a difference.

Wickedly Blessed

Michael DeJong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael DeJong

I'm thankful for the oncoming cornucopia of change. But for some dumb reason, while I'm a thankful person and feel wickedly blessed -- I'm just not crazy about Thanksgiving.