Fossil Fuels

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt has been described as an " ally ," " puppet ," and " tool and minion " of the fossil fuel industry. Newly obtained documents reinforce that portrayal. Exhibit A: emails newly obtained by the Associated Press that show "dozens of meetings between Pruitt, members of his staff, and executives and...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
In a move environmental groups decried as a gift to fossil fuel polluters,...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Former ExxonMobil chair and CEO Rex Tillerson, who now serves as President Donald Trump's secretary of state, reportedly "approved of the inconsistency." (Photo: Arctic Council/cc/flickr)
ExxonMobil is being accused of using "sham" accounting to "mislead" investors...

Further

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...