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This Map Shows Every Pipeline Spill In The U.S. For The Past 28 Years (VIDEO)

This Map Shows Every Pipeline Spill In The U.S. For The Past 28 Years (VIDEO)

When there is a huge solar energy spill, it’s called a “nice day.”

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Big Oil Ex-Chair Declares That Investors Should Divest From Fossil Fuel

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Sir Mark Moody-Stuart, former chairman of Shell, has called for investors to force the industry to clean up, or else divest themselves.

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California Oil Spill Five Times WORSE Than The Oil Company Thought (VIDEO)

Photo of oil spill: cc 2010 Bill Brooks/Flickr.

Shame on them. Cleaning up oil spills is a dangerous, arduous and painstaking process that we should NOT have to keep repeating.

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Oil Tycoon Tries To Get Scientists Who Found Link Between Drilling And Earthquakes Fired

Oil Tycoon Tries To Get Scientists Who Found Link Between Drilling And Earthquakes Fired

Billionaire is mad that scientists keep finding more evidence that his company is profiting from destroying the environment, tries to shut them up.

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Clueless North Carolina Gov. Blasts The Size Of The 50-Mile Offshore Drilling Buffer Zone

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Gov. Pat McCrory wants to shrink the buffer zone by quite a lot, because obviously, Deepwater Horizon wasn’t enough of a warning.

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5 Years Later, This Is How The Gulf Is Still Being Destroyed By The BP Oil Spill

5 Years Later, This Is How The Gulf Is Still Being Destroyed By The BP Oil Spill

New evidence shows that the chemicals used to help clean up the spill may have done more damage to the Gulf Coast’s ecosystem in the long-term than previously thought.

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Drought Ravaged California Has Let Big Oil Pollute Drinkable Water Supplies Since 1983

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The oil industry has been dumping enormous amounts of toxic wastewater into EPA protected aquifers since 1983… with cooperation from state regulators.

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Black, Foul-Smelling Sludge Pours From Taps In California As Fracking Takes Its Toll (VIDEO)

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This is what’s coming out of people’s taps in California right now.

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The New Tesla Car Has An Actual ‘Insane Button,’ This Is What Happens When You Press It (VIDEO)

The New Tesla Car Has An Actual ‘Insane Button,’ This Is What Happens When You Press It (VIDEO)

The future is here, and it’s awesome.

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Obama To Protect Millions Of Acres Of Arctic Refuge From Big Oil (VIDEO)

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President Obama’s latest executive action has put an end to oil and gas drilling in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR)… and Republicans are pissed!

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This Is Why Gas Is So Cheap And Why It Won’t Last Long

This Is Why Gas Is So Cheap And Why It Won’t Last Long

American oil companies are at war with Saudi Arabia and no matter who wins, we’ll be paying for it at the pump.

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Saudi Prince Doesn’t See $100 Per Barrel For Oil Ever Happening Again

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Why would a prince of Saudi Arabia, arguably the world’s oil capital, say that oil will never again hit $100 per barrel?

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Billionaire Writes Ex-Wife A $975 Million Check – And She Rejects It (VIDEO)

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Money can’t buy everything – especially not a way out of a nasty divorce.

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Russia’s Economy Is Collapsing. Thanks, Obama.

Russia’s Economy Is Collapsing. Thanks, Obama.

Between President Obama’s crippling (and intensifying) economic sanctions and the sharp decline in the price of oil, Russia is completely screwed.

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How To REALLY Cripple Our Enemies (Without Bombs)

How To REALLY Cripple Our Enemies (Without Bombs)

Not every battle needs to involve bombs, bullets and bloodshed.

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How One Kentucky Town Is Fighting Back Against The Greed Of Oil Companies

How One Kentucky Town Is Fighting Back Against The Greed Of Oil Companies

This little town in Kentucky has the answer to monstrous ever-increasing gasoline costs that eat up the family’s budget.

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New Book Exposes How The Koch Brothers’ Political Machine Manipulates The Media

New Book Exposes How The Koch Brothers’ Political Machine Manipulates The Media

‘I definitely got the sense that the Koch Industries folks were tracking what I was doing fairly closely.’ – Daniel Schulman, author of ‘Sons of Wichita’

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Dumb And Dumber: Alaska Republican Brags He’s The Least Educated Candidate

Marian Kemensky, Slovakia

Tea party-affiliated Senate candidate Joe Miller seems to be on a quest to prove that he is the least educated member of congress.

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John Podesta Says Congress Has ‘Zero Percent Chance’ of Blocking Climate Action Plan

John Podesta Says Congress Has ‘Zero Percent Chance’ of Blocking Climate Action Plan

The White House pulled no punches when questioned about congressional opposition to measures designed to stem climate change.

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American Indian Civilization: Ten Things You Might Not Know

American Indian Civilization: Ten Things You Might Not Know

Some little-known facts about the American Indian and their contributions to American life. You may be surprised at what you learn.

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