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House Republicans’ Energy Policy Delusions

House Republicans have been lambasting President Obama, asserting that it's the president's "all of the above" energy policy for rising gasoline and fuel prices. Nothing could be further from the truth, as the Obama administration has pointed out that US oil and gas production has actually increased during his first term. Apparently, House Republicans don't know the basics when it comes to how prices are set in a global oil market, or the dynamics and mechanics of oil exploration and production in the 21st century.Read More

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The Weekly Mulch from the Media Consortium: Beyond BP –

By Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger (reposted with permission) Washington has a blind spot when it comes to the environment. BP and the oil spill brought the government’s failures into the spotlight, but the same problems crop up across industries: Corporations pollute water, blast through mountains, and pour carbon into the atmosphere with insufficient oversight. […]Read More