Today’s Essential Reads
A Luzerne County physician claims in a federal lawsuit that Pennsylvania’s new oil and natural gas drilling law will force him to violate ethical rules in treating his patients.
On Monday afternoon, a group of protestors outside the James R. Thompson Center called for a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing in southern Illinois.
Opponents of shale gas drilling that involves blasting chemical-laden water deep into the ground are asking Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s top campaign contributors to pressure him to ban the practice in the state.
Citizens, clergy rally in Mount Kisco, demanding a complete ban on hydraulic fracturing for natural gas drilling.
BP OIL SPILL:
In his new book “Who Gets What,” renowned lawyer Kenneth Feinberg confesses a cardinal sin in his handling of the claims process for the 2010 Gulf oil spill.
Two years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill wreaked havoc on the Gulf of Mexico and Florida’s multimillion dollar tourism industry, worldwide opponents of off-shore oil drilling will once again join hands Saturday for the third annual “Hands Across the Sand” event.
A Brazilian court has ordered Chevron Corp and Transocean Ltd to suspend all oil production and transport operations in Brazil while prosecutors investigate a November oil spill, a decision that could halt nearly 10 percent of all offshore drilling operations in South America.
Stomach-churning, highs and lows, instability. No, not the roller coaster ride at a county fair last month, but rather the painfully volatile cost of gas.
A year and half after the start of the nuclear crisis, many who attended the government’s latest public hearing on energy policy in Fukushima on Wednesday still expressed concern about the impact of radiation on their children.