Energy & Fuel

Details on Decade-Long Gulf Oil Spill To Be Released Under Court Deal

"The New Orleans company fighting a decade-long oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico on Thursday agreed to pay for research on the ecological effects of chronic offshore crude leaks and buy equipment for environmental restoration efforts, as part of a deal settling a long-running lawsuit against the firm."

Source: FuelFix, 08/28/2015

State Judge Orders Disclosure of Maryland Oil Train Data

A Maryland state judge this month ordered a state agency to give news media routing information about oil trains within Maryland — adding momentum to efforts to warn firefighters and communities about dangers they face. Photo: 2013 Lac Megantic, Quebec, disaster, by Elias Schewel/Flickr.

"Attorney Hounding Climate Scientists Covertly Funded By Coal Industry"

"Christopher Horner, an attorney who claims that the earth is cooling, is known within the scientific community for hounding climate change researchers with relentless investigations and public ridicule, often deriding scientists as 'communists' and frauds. ... New court documents reveal one source of Horner’s funding: big coal."

Source: The Intercept, 08/26/2015

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