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US Politics & Gov't  (tags: cover-up, energy, politics, usa, environment )

- 1954 days ago -
For Navajo activist Elouise Brown, there's no such thing as "clean coal."
Fiddling - And More - While Rome Burns
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Interior Department, energy, oil, natural gas, scandal, graft, illegal drugs, sex, Minerals Management, Denver, Colorado, corruption )

- 2042 days ago -
An exploding ethics scandal in the Minerals Management Service, an Interior Department sub-agency located outside Denver, is bringing lots of unwanted attention to the arm of the government that collects collects oil and gas royalties. Read all about it.
Just Say "NO!" to Land-Grabbing Oil Lobbyists.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: oil, drilling, energy, environment, bush, McCain, McSame, lies, "damned lies", propoganda, lobbyists )

- 2063 days ago -
Though the media has focused on offshore drilling, the threat to our onshore public lands is also graver than ever. Reckless drilling will do nothing but provide handouts to oil and gas companies while discouraging investment in clean energy technologies.
As U.S. Heating Aid Drops, Venezuela Chips in
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: heat, energy, oil, usa, Hugo Chavez )

- 2186 days ago -
Close to 200,000 poor families in 15 cold-weather states - in every Northeastern state except New Hampshire - can thank controversial Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez for helping them heat their homes this winter.
Clinton Jabs at Obama Energy Policy; Obama Replies, "SCOREBOARD!"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: obama, politics, election-2008, clinton, energy, Gasoline prices )

- 2223 days ago -
Clinton accused Obama of being all talk and no walk, by suggesting that he voted for the 2005 Cheney-crafted Energy Policy Act. A bill that Clinton claims is lining the pockets of big oil...
China's Rising Inflation Could Hurt U.S. Consumers
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: china, consumer prices, dollar-collapse, inflation, energy )

- 2228 days ago -
If China is unable to tame its rising prices, American consumers are likely to suffer. With the U.S. economy already dependent on a wide variety of goods - from Nike shoes to vitamins _that are made in China, the combination of China's inflation and a
Petition to Cut $17,000,000,000 From Big Oil - Please Sign
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, pollution, energy, congress, oil, politics, sustainable technology )

- 2231 days ago -
Last week the House of Representatives passed a bill that blocks $17 billion in subsidies, instead giving the money as tax credits for renewable energy sources and energy efficient technologies. Please stop the Senate from blocking this important bill.
Illinois: Renewable Energy Feed-in Tariff Introduced in House of Representatives
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: illinois, energy, Sustainabililty, renewable energy, electricity, americans, government, politics, usa, congress )

- 2244 days ago -
From the article: "Illinois Representative Karen May (D-Highland) has introduced a bill calling for a system of renewable energy "feed-in tariffs" (FITs) like those used in Germany to spur the development of electricity from renewable sources."
Court Victory on Mercury
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: mercury, pollution, energy, coal, oil, EPA )

- 2253 days ago -
The D.C. Court of Appeals ruled today that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) violated the Clean Air Act when it removed oil and coal-fired power plants from a list of sources of hazardous air pollutants. (If the Supremes don't reverse it.)
World Bank and Power "Fatally-Dangerous Schizophrenia"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: World Bank, oil, energy, global warming, conflicts )

- 2261 days ago -
The organisation calls for an end to oil aid on the basis of its contribution to climate change, the debt of oil-importing countries, civil conflict, human rights abuses, and ecosystem destruction.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Take Action, Enron, government, energy )

- 2316 days ago -
Since the loophole was opened, billions of dollars have flowed through the loophole and traders have reaped the rewards - driving up the price of energy and, in some cases, manipulating it for personal profit.
How We Could Have Saved Billions With a Gasoline Tax
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: anti-war, bush, energy, income taxes, military spending, oil, iraq, terrorism )

- 2340 days ago -
If only we could have slapped a "patriot tax" of $1 or more on every gallon of gasoline sold, this would have greatly diminished the transfers of wealth we were making to the very countries who are indirectly financing the ideologies of intolerance that a
Iraq Oil and National Security, Lets Do the Math !
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: 'PEACE!', government, iraq, military, politics, UnitedNations, americans, corruption, economy, energy, ethics, war, propaganda )

- 2405 days ago -
We should scrutanize the sincerity of both the Democrats and Republicans for what they say, and for Bills such as HR 1591. When if in knowing full well , a priori, that our economy is at stake, this insincerity is at the nation's further expense.
Economic Expert: We Are Already In An Engineered Recession
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: wall street, stock market, US, recession, global monopoly, cover-up, dishonesty, ethics, lies, media, politics, propaganda, currency, oil, energy, food, interview, Govtfearmongering )

- 2432 days ago -
Corsi warned that the crisis in the stock market we are currently witnessing is simply the tip of the iceberg and part of an overall meltdown that represents a gutting of the United States by neo-mercantilist institutions bent on the formation of a new...
House Approves New Oil Company Taxes
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: bush, politics, oil, government, energy, consumers, money, business, world, GOP, people )

- 2445 days ago -
WASHINGTON - Declaring a new direction in energy policy, the House on Saturday approved $16 billion in taxes on oil companies, while providing billions of dollars in tax breaks and incentives for renewable energy and conservation efforts. Republican

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