Its a mess down here ya’ll
|By: Chuckie Corra Tuesday August 3, 2010 9:00 am|
|By: Jason Rosenbaum Wednesday July 28, 2010 7:00 pm|
Via the AP: Massey Energy plans to resume extracting coal by constructing a new entrance to its Upper Big Branch mine within months, despite continuing investigations of the explosion that killed 29 men there in April, the company’s chief executive said Wednesday. Massey also wants government permission to restart two sections in the far southern [...]
|By: Chuckie Corra Saturday July 24, 2010 5:56 pm|
Another Massey Blankenship update!
|By: Lowell Feld nrdcactionfund Tuesday July 20, 2010 9:25 am|
In Ohio’s 16th Congressional District, Rep. John Boccieri (D) is being challenged by Jim Renacci (R). Boccieri is an environmental champion who voted for the American Clean Energy and Security Act (ACES) and who received a 93% League of Conservation Voters score in 2009. In contrast, Jim Renacci erroneously believes that comprehensive climate and clean energy legislation, far from helping our economy, national security, and environment, would instead “amount to one of the largest taxes in American history, would cause electricity prices to skyrocket and would very likely bankrupt an enormous portion of our domestic energy industry.”
|By: Lowell Feld nrdcactionfund Monday July 19, 2010 10:03 am|
In Ohio’s 13th Congressional District, Rep. Betty Sutton (D) is being challenged by Tom Ganley (R). Sutton is a true environmental champion who voted for the American Clean Energy and Security Act (ACES) and who received a 100% League of Conservation Voters score in 2009. In contrast, Ganley says that limiting carbon pollution is one of the environmentalists’ “radical job-killing policies.” This isn’t particularly surprising coming from a right-wing, Tea Party favorite like Ganley, but it’s even less surprising when you learn where Ganley gets his money.
|By: mchan Thursday July 15, 2010 5:43 pm|
The Export-Import Bank (Exim) is an independent U.S. agency that provides financing for U.S. companies doing business abroad. Under pressure from the Obama administration, the Bank announced yesterday that it has backtracked on a decision to reject financing for a massive coal mine and refinery in India.
|By: Chuckie Corra Thursday July 15, 2010 2:00 pm|
NPR reports that Massey had Methane detector disabled
|By: ubetchaiam Thursday July 8, 2010 1:09 pm|
They’re at it again
|By: ubetchaiam Saturday June 19, 2010 4:30 pm|
A diary about our two biggest suppliers of energy and the people who have money to invest
|By: normanb Wednesday June 16, 2010 8:17 am|
Why I Signed Pres. Obama’s Climate and Energy Petition Today; and What Might Be Wrong With It — by NormanB (“Deviations from the Norm”)