Baker Hughes, a fracking giant, is distributing hundreds of pink drill bits to drilling sites around the world in “honor” of breast cancer awareness month. Along with our allies, we took action.
Author: Matt Maiorana
Subsidy Spotlight: Paying the Price of Tar Sands Expansion
From tar sands refinery subsidies in Whiting, Indiana and cash-strapped Detroit to petcoke covering the neighborhoods of Southeast Chicago, this subsidy spotlight explores the human impact of government subsidies gone haywire.
Cashing In On Carbon: How Taxpayer Dollars Greenwash Dirty Energy
From the Wyoming coal mines, to the gasification plant in Penwell, to the oilfields of the Permian Basin — this subsidy spotlight explores the human impact of government subsidies gone haywire.
Not at Home on the Range: Subsidized Fracking Hits Colorado
Subsidy Spotlight: The fracking boom has had devastating health and environmental impacts in Colorado – and it likely wouldn’t have been possible without government subsidies.
Hypocrite Alert: Senator Inhofe Complains about Money in Politics
During today’s Environment and Public Works Senate Hearing on rural climate impacts, Senator Inhofe made a statement that — if it weren’t so telling of the fundamental problems in Washington, D.C — would by funny.
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California’s Governor is Doing Big Oil’s Dirty Work on Fracking
Last week the Chief Executive of Occidental Petroleum, a mega-fracker, told analysts and investors if “towns don’t want us there, we won’t be there.” What he failed to mention is that they’ve got the Governor in their pockets doing the dirty work for them.
Big Oil Set to Claim Influential Senate Energy Chair
In an attempt to bolster Senator Landrieu’s upcoming re-election bid, the Democratic leadership in the Senate is set to make her the new chairperson of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
Is the Senate Energy Committee being handed to Big Oil?
A game of political musical chairs has set off a transition that will hand Big Oil the keys to the influential Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. What’s worse, the whole thing could have been avoided.
House Climate Hearing Dripping in Oil Money
The House Energy and Power Subcommittee will be holding a major hearing on climate change today that was bought and paid for by the fossil fuel industry.