Fossil Fuels

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Family members of a victim cry when recognizing the body after an explosion in a pipeline belonging to Mexican oil company PEMEX on January 19, 2019 in Tlahuelilpan, Mexico.
Death toll from tragedy in state of Hidalgo may rise as scores were also wounded
Jake Johnson, staff writer
"Furloughed federal workers can't pay their mortgages, but Trump is hellbent on...
Jake Johnson, staff writer
"Real climate leadership means a commitment to bold climate action and a just...


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...