The oil and gas regulation push by Colorado’s Democratic Legislature pressed ahead Thursday, with Democrats seeing mixed results in efforts to put new limits on the state’s most powerful industry.” More »
Government transparency surfaced Thursday as a major issue during a hearing on Gina McCarthy’s nomination to head the Environmental Protection Agency, as senators complained about hidden emails and opaque cost-impact studies on proposed regulations. More »
A former BP engineer charged with deleting text messages about the company’s response to its 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico claims federal prosecutors have tacked on “farcical” allegations that he also deleted dozens of voicemails to stymie a grand jury probe of the disaster. More »
President Obama’s pick to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, Gina McCarthy, is facing tough questions today as she sits before a Senate panel. Read live coverage from inside her Senate confirmation hearing in Washington D.C. More »
Angry British shareholders of oil giant BP urged the company Thursday to be more forceful in its legal fight against tens of billions of dollars in claims still being asserted by the U.S. government and several Gulf states affected by the 2010 oil spill. One suggested BP boycott Walt Disney World in Florida to get Americans “to come to their senses.” More »
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