Federal authorities indicted the former president of a Florida teachers’ union on fraud charges on Thursday, even as he faces additional charges in his home state over allegedly illegal campaign contributions to Hillary Clinton.
A renewable energy company that has received billions in U.S. taxpayer support despite federal investigations and former employees’ allegations of illegal business practices is in dire financial straits as shareholders allege securities fraud and investors drive down its stock price.
The inspector general for the Environmental Protection Agency announced on Monday that it is beginning an investigation into the agency’s role in triggering a massive toxic waste spill in southwest Colorado.
Even as President Obama cracks down on coal-fired power plants and left-wing groups pressure institutional divestment from fossil fuels, liberal financier George Soros has announced new investments in two large coal companies.
An ethics watchdog group filed a legal complaint against Sen. Claire McCaskill (D., Mo.) on Thursday, saying she admitted to violating campaign finance laws in a Wednesday column for Politico.
Hillary Clinton’s family foundation quietly updated its list of donors last week, significantly reducing the amount that it says has been given by a Mexican telecom tycoon whose company recently accused of deceptive U.S. advertising.
The Environmental Protection Agency apologized on Tuesday for leaking millions of gallons of wastewater into a Colorado river, but members of Congress from both parties say the agency needs to do more.
The Obama administration points to U.S. carbon dioxide emissions to justify its new power plant regulations, but government data show the power sector’s CO2 emissions are the lowest they’ve been in nearly three decades.
The Environmental Protection Agency’s new rule restricting carbon emissions from existing power plants has Republicans and fossil fuel advocates fuming, but the regulations could end up providing a major boost to U.S. oil production.
Officials at a pair of government contractors routinely overbilled the Energy Department and used government funds for personal expenses such as home renovation and donations to an executive’s child’s school, according to federal watchdogs.