Artists Against Fracking said neither the group nor supporters Yoko Ono or Sean Lennon have been told to register as lobbyists in their campaign against gas drilling in New York, but will if necessary to continue their work. More »
A California billionaire who supports environmental causes vowed to target Massachusetts U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch in the state’s U.S. Senate race unless Lynch promises to oppose the Keystone XL pipeline project. More »
A representative for the United Steelworkers said the union went on strike because Firestone Polymers wanted to triple the deductible for health insurance and refused to extend the current benefits by a year. More »
Federal regulators this month issued a batch of safety violation notices to offshore drilling contractors, exercising an aggressive new interpretation of the Interior Department’s powers for the first time since the 2010 Gulf oil spill. More »
Refiners are paying more to meet a federal requirements to blend corn-based ethanol into gasoline, which could mean refiners’ margins will be squeezed and gasoline prices could rise, industry analysts say. More »
An unusual coalition of environmentalists, property rights advocates and ranchers is attempting to find new ways to derail the Keystone XL pipeline, which seems to be headed for approval in a nation eager for jobs and energy development. More »
Chesapeake Energy Corp. allegedly manipulated prices and unlawfully passed on its drilling expenses to landowners, shortchanging them on royalty payments for drilling on their land, according to a lawsuit filed in federal court in Dallas. More »
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