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Why is the White House aiding and abetting lawbreaking by coal plants?   |   July 25, 2013
A new report documents widespread lawbreaking among the nation's coal-power utilities that endangers public health  -- and it reveals an effort by the White House to let...

 

Watchdogs dig up troubling questions about federal loan guarantees for Southern Co. nuclear reactors   |   January 31, 2013
Three years ago, the Obama administration offered the biggest federal loan guarantee deal it's promised to date for an energy project, committing over $8.3 billion in taxpayer...

 

Community groups sue EPA over oil refinery pollution   |   October 2, 2012
A coalition of community organizations has filed a citizen lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency seeking stricter limits on air pollution from oil refineries....

 

How politicians and the press overstated military budget cuts by $100 billion   |   August 15, 2012
By Justin Elliott, ProPublica Anxiety is rising in Washington about the big cuts to military spending slated to go into effect in January unless Congress takes action....

 

What's next on the estate tax?   |   June 12, 2006
I've been in New Orleans and Mississippi over the last few days, visiting areas of the Gulf hard-hit by the hurricanes (like the devastated ghost town of Pass Christian, Miss...