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By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Jun. 24, 2010 - 1:03 pm
Greenwire reports via the New York Times that there is discussion behind the scenes in Congress about a possible plan to publicly disclose the proprietary fluids used in hydraulic fracturing: The proposal making the rounds in the House would largely keep... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Jun. 23, 2010 - 5:05 pm
In the wake of the ever-widening BP disaster in the Gulf, the company's stock is tanking -- and so far, it's taken $30 million of the value of New York's state pension fund, the third-largest in the country, with it. State comptroller Thomas DiNapoli... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Jun. 23, 2010 - 4:31 pm
The BP oil spill is making ordinary folks pretty apocalyptic. Today, Kingston resident Peter Meurer wrote the Daily Freeman a letter with his theory of how the catastrophe could be the end of the world: My grandson had a thought on this: There is a... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Jun. 14, 2010 - 9:03 am
The Daily Freeman talks to a Phoenicia-based fishing tackle company which has lost big time because of the oil spill: Owner Scott Greenberg said the full impact on his business, from sales to fishing in the five-state Gulf Coast region, won’t been known... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Apr. 30, 2010 - 2:04 pm
In the Wall Street Journal today: a sharp look at the process of cementing oil wells in offshore drilling operations. Some experts think that faulty cementing could be behind the recent BP disaster that killed 11 and is spilling 5,000 barrels of oil a day... Read more
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