I continue to be flattered by the good notices and coverage of my new book, Crude Justice: How I Fought Big Oil and Won, and What You Should Know About the New Environmental Attack on America. This week, an environmental activist and writer that I’ve known for years, Jerry Cope, interviewed me for the Huffington Post, and we talked about the book — and how Big Oil’s ever-growing political influence has allowed the energy giants [...]

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A selection of the latest headlines and must-read articles on issues ranging from fracking to the BP oil spill.

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A selection of the latest headlines and must-read articles on issues ranging from fracking to the BP oil spill.

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It’s usually not hard to tell when you’re in fracking country. The large rigs tend to tower over the rural environment where most are located, whether it’s the steep hillsides of remote Pennsylvania or the flat prairies of Texas. To those who live nearby, these drilling and gas-or-oil-production sites are a constant nuisance — noisy, filling the air with noxious air pollution, or, too often, polluting the local wells, sometimes from unsound [...]

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This week has been something of an upsetting one for the millions of Gulf Coast residents whose lives were turned upside down by the massive BP oil spill in 2010. Inside the federal courthouse in New Orleans, lawyers for the British oil giant have been pushing to reduce the civil penalties it will have to pay for the widespread damage under the Clean Water Act. In doing so, the firm [...]

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