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  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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......
  • 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...
  • 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......
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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......
  • 3 squabbling companies must cooperate to plug well

    3 squabbling companies must cooperate to plug well
    On shore, BP, Halliburton and Transocean are engaging in a billion-dollar blame game over the blown-out oil well in the Gulf of Mexico. At sea, they're depending on each other to finally plug up the environmental disaster. Workers say the companies'...
  • New questions arise on dispersant use in oil spill

    New questions arise on dispersant use in oil spill
    BP inched closer to permanently sealing the blown-out oil well in the Gulf of Mexico as environmental officials defended themselves Sunday against assertions they allowed the oil giant liberal use of chemical dispersants whose threat to sea life remains...
  • Spill investigators want to find undersea evidence

    Spill investigators want to find undersea evidence
    Now that BP appears to have vanquished its ruptured well, authorities are turning their attention to gathering evidence from what could amount to a crime scene at the bottom of the sea. The wreckage - including the failed blowout preventer and the...
  • New Orleans judge to handle most Gulf spill suits

    New Orleans judge to handle most Gulf spill suits
    A federal judge in New Orleans was picked Tuesday to preside over more than 300 lawsuits filed against BP PLC and other companies over the Gulf oil spill, in a move that should please many of the plaintiffs' lawyers and their clients. The U.S. Judicial...