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Andrew Perez

Rep. Don Young Says Oil Drilling Regulations Are A 'Hare-Brained Idea'

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrew Perez | Posted 05.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska) wants to know who's really behind the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's decision to consider new regulations on...

''Green News Report' - May 20, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 07.20.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: CA Governor warns climate change is here, and getting very expensive; B...

270 Fracking Wells Account For 60 Percent Of All Flaring In North Dakota

AP | Posted 07.21.2014 | Green

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Just 274 wells accounted for around 60 percent of all flaring of natural gas in North Dakota in December, a researcher said Tu...

The Birth of a Eurasian Century

Pepe Escobar | Posted 07.19.2014 | Politics
Pepe Escobar

A specter is haunting Washington, an unnerving vision of a Sino-Russian alliance wedded to an expansive symbiosis of trade and commerce across much of the Eurasian land mass -- at the expense of the United States.

Zach Carter

Drill Baby Drill: The Secret Trade Memo

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 05.19.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The European Union is pressing the Obama administration to expand U.S. fracking, offshore oil drilling and natural gas exploration under...

Threats to the Southern Hills Aquifer System Grow in Louisiana

Susan Buchanan | Posted 07.19.2014 | Green
Susan Buchanan

Fracking companies claim that drilling, when done properly, is no threat to drinking water. But in late 2011, the EPA said fluids used to drill for natural gas most likely polluted an aquifer near Pavillion, Wyoming.

Climate Change This Week: Ice Sheet Collapse, Solar Africa, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 07.15.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, May 15, 2014 How unusu...

''Green News Report' - May 13, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 07.15.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Update on Turkish coal mine tragedy; California wilting and burning; Oi...

In Fracking Hotbed, A Muted Approach To Regulation

ProPublica | Naveena Sadasivam | Posted 05.14.2014 | Green

ProPublica's Naveena Sadasivam Reports: Ohio annually processes thousands of tons of radioactive waste from hydraulic-fracturing, sending it throug...

Feds Acknowledge Gaps In Oil And Gas Well Inspection

AP | Posted 07.14.2014 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal agency tasked with managing oil and gas development on Wednesday acknowledged it needed to do more to improve oversigh...

'Green News Report' - May 13, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 07.13.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Yep, looks like we broke Antarctica; President Obama wants to take acti...

'Ron Burgundy' Oil Well Still Leaking Days After Spill

AP | JOSH WOOD | Posted 05.13.2014 | Green

WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) — An oil well near the town of Tioga, North Dakota continued to leak oil, gas and fracking fluid on Monday, days after authorit...

Climate Change This Week: US Climate Report Card, Climate Action Day and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 07.10.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

How unusual has the weather been? No one event is "caused" by climate change, but global warming, which is predicted to increase unusual, extreme weather, is having a daily effect on weather, worldwide.

Kate Sheppard

EPA Eyeing Federal Rules On Fracking Fluid Disclosure

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 05.09.2014 | Green

WASHINGTON -- The Environmental Protection Agency is requesting public comments on how it might go about "enhancing transparency for chemicals and mix...

'Green News Report' - May 8, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 07.08.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Stanford University breaks up with coal - billions of dollars of it; It...

Beverly Hills Bans Fracking

Reuters | Posted 07.07.2014 | Green

By Dana Feldman BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., May 6 (Reuters) - City leaders in celebrity-filled Beverly Hills voted on Tuesday to ban fracki...

Reality: Is This Thing On?

Scott Thill | Posted 07.06.2014 | Green
Scott Thill

At this snail's pace, we will be ready for climate change long after it has laid waste to us. Just keeping it real. For real. Real.

'Drill, Baby, Drill' Has Failed -- And Now We Can Do Something About It

Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva | Posted 07.02.2014 | Politics
Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva

The Republican "more drilling brings the price down" argument clearly isn't working. It is, however, making oil companies a hefty profit at our taxpayer-subsidized expense. We need a better national strategy.

Climate Change This Week: Hot Action, Forest Drones, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 07.01.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures May 1, 2014 How unusua...

'Green News Report' - May 1, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 07.01.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Month of May starts off with a fossil fuel bang -- Oil train explodes i...

Gulf Stream: Williams Nixes Bluegrass LNG Export Pipeline, Announces New Export Line

Steve Horn | Posted 07.01.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog Right before the champagne bottles began popping for activists engaged in a grassroots struggle to halt the construc...

How One Woman Made Fracking Get Out of Town (All Over Upstate New York)

OnEarth | Posted 06.30.2014 | Green
OnEarth

By Mary X. Dennis, OnEarthWhen Helen Slottje was a high-powered corporate attorney in Boston in the 1990s, she never thought of herself as an environm...

New Documentary Reveals Secrets Behind An ExxonMobil Disaster

Ian T. Shearn and Olivier Pollet | Posted 05.01.2014 | Green

There are some disturbing facts buried in the debris of ExxonMobil’s $19 billion liquefied natural gas project in Papua New Guinea, which was funded...

'Green News Report' - April 29, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.29.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Deadly tornado outbreak rips across the South, but safer building codes...

Unmasking Poor Data, Fracking's Real Impact on Global Warming

James Grundvig | Posted 06.28.2014 | Green
James Grundvig

Baseline estimates, such as calculating the maximum load on trucks, ships or planes are critical for engineers to model cause and effect. The Korean f...