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Posted on: Sep 6, 2010, Source: AlterNet

The gulf spill presents physical and mental threats to those nearby and across the country. Too bad there's no sound science to prove BP's responsible.

Posted on: Aug 5, 2010, Source: AlterNet

This kind of oversight is a risk to both environmental and public health.

Posted on: Jul 29, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Natural gas drilling operations have mucked up food from Colorado to Pennsylvania. So why is no one paying attention?

Posted on: Jun 18, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Americans should view the BP spill as a reminder of overconsumption's devastating price. Instead, we're using more oil than before.

Posted on: May 21, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Lisa Murkowski gets hundreds of thousands of dollars from the industry she's now charged with interrogating. What will this mean for the BP cleanup?

Posted on: Apr 21, 2010, Source: AlterNet

A new EPA study could completely reshape natural gas drilling practices in the U.S. But will New York wait around for the findings?

Posted on: Mar 24, 2010, Source: AlterNet

The winner of the second annual Izzy Award, named after muckraking journalist I.F. Stone, discusses independent media and this critical moment in journalism.

Posted on: Jan 20, 2010, Source: AlterNet

The state's environmental regulations are supposed to ensure that drilling in the Marcellus Shale proceeds smoothly; they don't even come close.

Posted on: Jan 18, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Too bad they don't know what the hell they're doing.

Posted on: Jan 12, 2010, Source: AlterNet

This poses a big problem for concealed carry advocates.

Posted on: Jan 8, 2010, Source: AlterNet

The company has begun piloting AXON, an officer-mounted camera, to make sure cops are tasing safely. Thank goodness.

Posted on: Jan 4, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Way to rub it in, Britain...

Posted on: Dec 22, 2009, Source: AlterNet

The bump does not appear to be indicative of broader economic improvement.

Posted on: Dec 15, 2009, Source: AlterNet

The NR editors are calling for the continuation of grotesque U.S. exceptionalism -- and tripping over their own logic in the process.

Posted on: Dec 15, 2009, Source: AlterNet

"Frac Attack: Dawn of the Watershed" is essentially a zombie PSA with a clear message: Stop gas drilling.

Posted on: Dec 10, 2009, Source: AlterNet

New York may be the next state to become embroiled in a mess of litigation and public outcry over a controversial drilling technique.

Posted on: Nov 23, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Last week, Palin visited a Manhattan eatery that is a destination for celebrities, former presidents, and the "elite" she so proudly condemns.

Posted on: Nov 17, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Facing a complex question, Beck delivers a devastatingly simplistic answer, then proceeds to bash Dems for no reason.

Posted on: Nov 9, 2009, Source: AlterNet

A legion of "counter-protesters" overwhelmed the Nazis.