Energy & Fuel

"Federal Judge Denies BP Bid To Suspend Payments on Oil Spill Claims"

"A federal judge Friday denied British oil giant BP's bid for a preliminary injunction that would have allowed the company to temporarily suspend payments related to claims from the 2010 oil spill until an investigation into alleged fraud in the multibillion-dollar claims payment program is complete."

Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune, 07/22/2013

NIOSH Withholding Locations Where Fracking Sand Threatens Workers

Studies by the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health show silica used in hydraulic fracturing of tight oil and gas formations can endanger workers. But a FOIA request seeking to know the sites where workers had been endangered has met with no response, independent journalist and SEJ member Elizabeth Grossman reports. 

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