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  • Fracking used more diesel fuel than estimated, lawmakers say

     
    Oil service companies such as Halliburton have maintained that the practice does not affect drinking water, despite anecdotal evidence in places such as Wyoming that show methane and other chemicals in residential wells near fracking activities....
  • Gulf oil spill: BP gets most blame in government report

     
    BP, Transocean and Halliburton all violated federal safety regulations leading up to last year's Gulf of Mexico oil spill, a federal investigation concluded, in findings that could be crucial for the Justice Department investigation and numerous...
  • Dick Cheney book controversy heats up

     
    Dick Cheney said "heads will explode" over his memoir, "In My Time."...
  • Nevada, Michigan face slow comeback on jobs, forecast says

     
    Nevada and Michigan won't return to peak employment levels until 2017 or later, according to an analysis from IHS Global Insight. The two states, hit hard by the recession, aren't the only two with far-off dates for a return to......
  • Halliburton adding 11,000 jobs

     
    Halliburton has some good news for the dire U.S. employment picture. The oil services and equipment company expects to hire 11,000 workers in North America in 2011, said Jim Brown, president of Halliburton's Western Hemisphere division. In an interview...
  • Natural gas fracking needs to be monitored, panel says

     
    Fracking report: The assessment was the Obama administration's first major pronouncement on the coast-to-coast shale gas boom that has raised concerns about the risks to underground water supplies from the mixture of sand, water and chemicals injected...
  • Caterpillar Inc. to pay $2.55 million penality [Updated]

     
    "The enforcement of vehicle emissions standards, labeling and reporting requirements is critical to protecting the air we breathe and ensuring that companies play by the rules,” said Cynthia Giles, assistant administrator for EPA’s Office of...
  • Fracking: Monterey shale exploration draws protest [Updated]

     
    Environmental groups filed a formal protest this week with the U.S. Bureau of Land Management calling for a halt to the leasing of 2,600-acres in California's Fresno and Monterey counties for oil and gas shale exploration. They said future drilling......
  • Van Nuys facility agrees to $100,000 fine

     
    A Van Nuys metal-plating business has agreed to pay a $100,000 fine to settle charges that it mishandled hazardous waste. Inspectors from the Environmental Protection Agency and Los Angeles County Fire Department found that Crown Chrome Plating, a...
  • California bill would reveal chemicals used in "fracking" process

     
    A bill forcing oil and gas companies to reveal what chemicals they use when using hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking," to extract natural gas in California passed the California Senate Natural Resources Committee earlier this month and is set to go......
  • EXCLUSIVE: Eddie Izzard talks cars…and ‘Cars 2′

     
    Actor, comedian, Emmy winner, activist and “action transvestite” Eddie Izzard might seem an odd choice to do a voice for an American animated film. But here he is, in Pixar’s “Cars 2,” playing an industrialist/environmental...
  • BP, Halliburton, Transocean and industry practices blamed for gulf oil spill

     
    “The blowout was not the product of a series of aberrational decisions made by rogue industry or government officials that could not have been anticipated or expected to occur again,” the report states. “Rather, the root causes are systemic and,...