Tag Archives: Environment

Al Gore Eviscerates President Obama

Wednesday, September 7, 2011 Al Gore eviscerated President Obama for throwing the EPA under the bus last week when he flip-flopped on clean air measures to reduce pollutants that cause smog. Gore said: “Instead of relying on science, President Obama … Continue reading

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Obama Caves to GOP on Tougher Air Pollution Standards

Friday, September 2, 2011 In a stunning flip-flop on his own administration’s commitment to clean air, President Obama once again caved to congressional Republicans and decided Friday not to raise Federal ozone standards for air pollution. Obama’s reversal caused a rift … Continue reading

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Peter Fonda calls Obama a ‘fucking traitor’ over Gulf Oil Spill

Wednesday, May 18, 2011 Peter Fonda, star of the 1969 classic film Easy Rider appeared at the Cannes Film Festival to promote The Big Fix, called President Obama a “fucking traitor” over his handling of the BP/Deepwater Horizon disaster that … Continue reading

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Obama Concedes GOP Argument on Oil, Plans to Open Public Lands to Drilling

Saturday, May 14, 2011 Facing voter rage over record high gas prices and complaints from Republicans and business leaders that his administration is preventing new development of domestic energy resources, President Obama conceded the GOP’s argument and announced Saturday that … Continue reading

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Obama Administration to Allow 13 Companies to Resume Deepwater Drilling

Tuesday, January 4, 2011 Has President Pootie Tang done lost his damn mind? TIME Inc., reports: The Obama administration said Monday it will allow 13 companies to resume deepwater drilling without any additional environmental scrutiny, just months after saying it … Continue reading

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27,000 Abandoned Oil Wells Litter the Gulf of Mexico

Wednesday, July 7, 2010 A staggering 27,000 abandoned oil wells litter the sea bed of the Gulf of Mexico and no one, not the oil industry or the Federal government, is checking to see if they are leaking, this according … Continue reading

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The Niger Delta: a Cautionary Tale for the United States

Thursday, June 17, 2010 The people who live in the Niger Delta have endured the equivalent of the Exxon Valdez spill every year for 50 years by some estimates. The oil pours out nearly every week and swamps once teeming … Continue reading

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BP Oil Leak May Last Until Christmas?

Wednesday, June 2, 2010 BP’s epic failure to plug the oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico has prompted forecasts the crude may continue gushing until Christmas, in what President Obama has called the “greatest environmental disaster in U.S. history.” … Continue reading

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BP’s “Top Kill” Fails

Sunday, May 30, 2010 Engineers for BP announced Saturday that the so-called “top kill” technique had failed to halt the flow of oil spewing into the Gulf of Mexico. The effort to plug the well was the latest in a … Continue reading

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Oil, Everywhere Oil

Thursday, May 27, 2010 Oil overtakes the shore at the Grand Isle East State Park on Grand Isle, Louisiana. CNN’s Anderson Cooper reflected in oil-filled water during a tour of areas where oil has come ashore on Blind Bay, Louisiana. … Continue reading

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Carville on Obama’s Handling of BP Oil Spill: “Lackadaisical” and “Naive”

Saturday, May 22, 2010 Democratic strategist James Carville — an ardent supporter of President Obama is the latest high-profile media pundit to issue a withering critique of the administration’s handling of of the worsening Gulf oil spill. Appearing on CNN’s … Continue reading

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Kevin Costner’s Machine Heads to Gulf to Clean-Up BP’s Oil Spill

Thursday, May 20, 2010 While the Obama administration, the Interior Dept., and the EPA diddles, and BP, Transocean, and Halliburton play the Beltway blame game, actor Kevin Costner, is attempting to do what the Big Dogs have failed to accomplish: … Continue reading

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Gulf Oil Spill Much Worse than BP, Interior Admits

Wednesday, May 12, 2010 Alabama resident John Walthen filmed this aerial footage of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill wrecking havoc in the Gulf of Mexico. Walthen says, “For the first time in my environmental career, I find myself using the … Continue reading

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Epic Failure for Oil Containment Dome

Sunday, May 9, 2010 BP on Saturday encountered an epic failure in their efforts to submerge and attach a steel containment dome — which resembles a massive outhouse, over a leaking well on the seafloor of the Gulf of Mexico, … Continue reading

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No Credible Evidence Terrorists Trained Shahzad

Friday, May 7, 2010 There is no credible evidence has been found so far that Faisal Shahzad, the Pakistani-American man accused in the so-called Times Square bombing plot received any terrorist training from the Pakistani Taliban or another radical Islamic … Continue reading

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U.S. Exempted BP’s Gulf Drilling Operation from Environmental Impact Study

Wednesday, May 5, 2010 As the cable news media basks in the diversionary story of the Times Square Bomber, the Washington Post — to it’s credit, today reports shocking details of how the US Interior Department exempted BP’s Gulf of … Continue reading

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Die Baby, Die

Monday, May 3, 2010 Sea turtles have begun to wash ashore dead along the Gulf States where oil continues to leak from an uncontrolled gusher on the sea floor, some 5,000 feet below the surface. The best-case scenario for region … Continue reading

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‘Gag-inducing’ Fuel Smell Wafting over New Orleans

Friday, April 30, 2010 The Times-Picayune reports New Orleans has been overwhelmed by a “pungent smell” and that officials believe is the onslaught of the massive oil spill, pushed ashore by 20 mph winds, now five times larger than originally … Continue reading

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