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Public Cost of Fukushima Cleanup Tops $628 Billion and Is Expected to Climb

By Nadia Prupis Common Dreams August 29, 2016   Public Cost of Fukushima Cleanup Tops $628 Billion and Is Expected to Climb Meanwhile, problems still persist at the nuclear plant, most notably with the ‘highly contaminated’ water being stored in tanks at the site     The public cost of cleaning up the 2011 Fukushima […]

Public Cost of Fukushima Cleanup Tops $628 Billion and Is Expected to Climb

Forget Solar Panels, Elon Musk Wants To Sell You A Solar Roof

Forget Solar Panels, Elon Musk Wants To Sell You A Solar Roof

By Ashlee Kieler Consumerist August 14, 2016     Sure, a patchwork of solar panels may be sprouting up on everyone’s homes, but why dot your roof with the installations when you can just put up an entire “solar roof?” That could soon be a possibility, at least if Tesla and SolarCity have their way.  […]


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The real winner in Obama’s “War on Coal?” Surprise! It’s George Soros

By Against Crony Capitalism August 20, 2015   The real winner in Obama’s “War on Coal?” Surprise! It’s George Soros     The new regs handed down from the EPA have crushed coal in the wake of the beating the industry has taken from the market. (Fracking and super cheap natural gas is what put […]


The Night Watchman

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org July 18, 2015   The Night Watchman   Whether True Or A Parody The Night Watchman Has A Valid Story And An Entertaining One THE NIGHT WATCHMAN Once upon a time the government had a vast scrap yard in the middle of a desert. Congress said, “Someone […]

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The U.S. continues to produce more oil than it ever has, even as more and more rigs have been idled as a response to falling prices. (Pete Evans/CBC)

WTI oil price drops 6% as inventories jump more than expected

By Pete Evans CBC News April 8, 2015   WTI oil price drops 6% as inventories jump more than expected Inventories rise to highest level since 2001, and U.S. companies keep pumping out even more oil     The price of a barrel of the North American oil benchmark sank six per cent on Wednesday after […]


New York Times: Nuclear Establishment Tool

By Karl Grossman Fair.org March 26, 2015   New York Times: Nuclear Establishment Tool     The New York Times‘ longtime nuclear power reporter, Matthew Wald, has announced that he’s been hired as the senior director of policy analysis and strategic planning for the Nuclear Energy Institute, the chief lobbying arm of the nuclear industry. […]

Alamagordo atomic test (photo: Jack Abbey)

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Pink Slips: 100,000 Jobs Wiped Out Amid Oil Price Collapse: “Spreading Like Cancer”

By Mac Slavo SHTFplan.com March 22, 2015   Pink Slips: 100,000 Jobs Wiped Out Amid Oil Price Collapse: “Spreading Like Cancer”   Low oil prices are good for America according to President Obama. In fact, he has personally taken credit for the savings you’re experiencing. In a normal economy lower prices at the pump would certainly help […]


A Necessary Correction in the Oil Industry

By Peter Wong Mises.org March 18, 2015   A Necessary Correction in the Oil Industry   Historically, low oil prices have been perceived by many as an overriding positive for the economy. This has especially been the case in the United States where most households rely on car travel as a primary means of transport. […]

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International Court, Hague, Rules in Favor of Ecuador in its Case against U.S. Oil Giant, Chevron

By Robert Barsocchini Washington’s Blog March 14, 2015   International Court, Hague, Rules in Favor of Ecuador in its Case against U.S. Oil Giant, Chevron     Telesur: The International Court of Justice (CIJ) ruled Thursday a prior ruling by an Ecuadorean court that fined the U.S.-based oil company Chevron US $9.5 billion in 2011 should be upheld. The money will benefit about 30,000 Ecuadorians, most […]

Chevron's Toxic Legacy in Ecuador's Amazon