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This money has bought BP great access and, many would argue, leniency. "I personally believe that BP, with its corporate culture of greed over profits, murdered my parents," Eva Rowe testified before Congress in 2007. The Congress was investigating the worst workplace...

Antonia Juhasz
May 2, 2010


U.S. officials say the damaged oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico may be leaking five times more oil than initially thought, and the government is stepping in to help. What does this mean for President Obama’s oil drilling plans?

After four, join Ben and his...

Radio Interview with Antonia Juhasz
April 29, 2010


U.S. officials say the damaged oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico may be leaking five times more oil than initially thought, and the government is stepping in to help. What does this mean for President Obama’s oil drilling plans? After four, join Ben and his guests for...

Radio Interview with Antonia Juhasz
April 29, 2010
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By Skye Kinkade
April 27, 2010

 

Mount Shasta, Calif. —

The Mount Shasta City Council tonight will be considering an ordinance that would prohibit cloud seeding and bulk water extraction by corporations, according to a recent press release from the Mount...

By David Smith
April 26, 2010


Sign-on to CODEPINK's condemnation of the cover-ups and demand accountability for past and present war crimes.

"Let us not become the evil we deplore", warned Congress member Barbara Lee when...

By Medea Benjamin
April 7, 2010

 


The oil giant Chevron has transformed an old refinery site in California into a test bed for seven advanced photovoltaic solar technologies, which the company is evaluating for use at its facilities worldwide.

On Monday, Chevron is unveiling 7,700 solar panels...

By Briannacc
March 22, 2010

 

SAN FRANCISCO – Green Festival®, the nation’s largest and longest running sustainability event, will return to the San Francisco Concourse Exhibition Center this April 10-11, just in time to rev up the Golden Gate city for Earth Day’s 40th anniversary. More than 225 speakers, 350...

March 19, 2010

 

City leaders said the time has come to plan for a future without the company that has dominated the local economy for more than a century.

A future without Chevron, the city’s largest taxpayer and employer, was a reverberating theme at a community meeting Friday night held...

By Robert Rogers
February 21, 2010