Fossil Fuels

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
"Anyone that breathes air and drinks water should be aggressively opposed to this man leading the EPA."
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Donald Trump's pick to head the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Scott...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
"Rex Tillerson may be trying to make his getaway, but it's good to see that the courts may yet hold Exxon responsible for the damage it's done to this planet and to our democracy," said co-founder Bill McKibben. (Photo: AP)
On the same day that former ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson, President-elect...


The over-reaching, over-regulating, money-grubbing feds at OSHA have fined Freedom Industries an exorbitant $11,000 for last January's massive spill of coal cleaning chemicals that left 300,000 West Virginians without safe water, one in five people with health problems and local businesses down about $61 million. Oh yes, and the "clean-up" site is still leaking - twice last month - but Freedom, which has conveniently declared "bankruptcy," says it's only because of "heavy rain" and who could've...