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  • Lawmakers want to outlaw tax deductions for government settlements

    Lawmakers want to outlaw tax deductions for government settlements
    WASHINGTON -- Two senators introduced legislation Wednesday to outlaw tax deductions by companies for penalties paid as part of government settlements, responding to concerns that JPMorgan Chase & Co. could end up with a huge write-off if it settles civil...
  • After a building boom, solar energy's prospects now aren't as sunny

    After a building boom, solar energy's prospects now aren't as sunny
    Five years after the Obama administration's renewable energy initiative touched off a building boom of large-scale solar power plants across the desert Southwest, the pace of development has slowed to a crawl, with a number of companies going out of...
  • SXSW Film Review: 'The Great Invisible'

    There's a recurring map graphic in "The Great Invisible" that charts the staggering impact of the 2010 BP oil spill on the Gulf of Mexico and its bordering states, an image that sums up the wide net cast by Margaret Brown's diffuse but deeply sobering and...
  • EPA and BP reach agreement on deep-water drilling bids

    WASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency and BP announced Thursday an agreement that would allow the energy giant to bid once again on deep-water offshore drilling leases, reversing a government decision two years ago to bar the company from...
  • Chemist testifies in NATO 3 trial that method to make explosives was dangerous

    Chemist testifies in NATO 3 trial that method to make explosives was dangerous
    An Illinois State Police chemist testified today that the method used by three out-of-state men to build Molotov cocktails was more dangerous than the typical technique, a point defense attorneys raised as they sought to portray their clients as “...
  • Slamdance Film Review: 'Vanishing Pearls: The Oystermen of Pointe a la Hache'

    Focusing on the oyster fisherman of the small, largely African-American community of Pointe a la Hache, Louisiana, "Vanishing Pearls" traces a struggle against oppression and exploitation that culminates in the disastrous 2010 BP oil spill. Tyro...
  • Bristol Palin's sexist, hypocritical, very bad Wendy Davis rant

    Wendy Davis, the long shot Democratic candidate for Texas governor, deserves all the scrutiny she is getting for blurring some facts in her compelling life story. When she got divorced, how long she lived as a single mother in a trailer, whether she was...
  • BP gets slick in trying to undermine gulf oil spill settlement

    BP gets slick in trying to undermine gulf oil spill settlement
    It would be perfectly proper for BP, the giant British oil company, to feel a sense of corporate remorse. After all, the firm was responsible for the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill disaster, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion and well blowout that...
  • Toxins released by oil spills send fish hearts into cardiac arrest

    Toxins released by oil spills send fish hearts into cardiac arrest
    Scientists have cracked a cellular biology mystery underlying a harmful effect oil spills have on fish: irregular heartbeats that can lead to cardiac arrest. In studying the effects of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill on bluefin tuna spawning in the...
  • Environmentalists do billionaires' bidding in fight against Keystone pipeline

    PARIS -- An environmentalist lies down alongside his fellow organic cucumber aficionados to block the construction of an oil pipeline and wakes up a member of a proxy army serving the billionaires who are fighting against America's economic and national...
  • Gas station manager testifies in NATO 3 trial that suspect tried to fill jug with gas

    Gas station manager testifies in NATO 3 trial that suspect tried to fill jug with gas
    The former manager of a Bridgeport gas station testified Tuesday that Brian Church, one of the NATO 3, came to his station trying to fill an empty milk jug with gasoline the day before Church and two others were arrested on terrorism charges in 2012....
  • A gusher of oil money to save an oil tax cut in Alaska

    A gusher of oil money to save an oil tax cut in Alaska
    From the Anchorage Daily News comes the latest accounting of how much the oil industry is spending to save a tax cut it received last year from the generous state government.   As of Feb. 5, the total is $3.5 million, with the lead campaign donors being...