A massive civil judgment against a U.S. oil company was obtained by fraud and cannot be enforced in American courts, a federal judge ruled Tuesday in a major blow against the environmentalist plaintiffs.
The Environmental Protection Agency issued stricter rules for sulfur emissions in cars Monday, a move supported by the auto industry and environmentalists but opposed by oil refiners.
Former Obama campaign manager Jim Messina spoke last year at a government communications forum sponsored by the United Arab Emirates (UAE), a country that has been widely criticized for cracking down on free speech, according to reports.
The White House says that it will not interfere with Iran’s rising oil sales, despite a recent uptick that experts say is providing Tehran with billions in revenue.
Democrats who oppose the Keystone XL pipeline have thousands of dollars invested in direct competitors to the company looking to build the pipeline, public records show.
Masked protesters carrying torches and threatening organized violence protested outside the home of an executive at a major oil pipeline company last week.
Proponents of the Keystone XL pipeline seized on a report released Friday by the State Department that found approving the project would have little environmental impact.
Republicans criticized the left wing Center for American Progress at a Thursday Senate hearing for releasing a report that they say misrepresents the findings of studies on crude oil exports.
Approving the Keystone XL pipeline will likely reduce U.S. carbon emissions, according to a professor of energy economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R., Alaska) urged President Barack Obama to lift a ban on U.S. oil exports Tuesday, Reuters reports.