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Abandoned oil wells a continuing threat

More than 27,000 abandoned oil and gas wells lurk in the hard rock beneath the Gulf of Mexico, an environmental minefield that has been...

Judge who blocked drilling ban has conflict-of-interest

The Louisiana judge who struck down the Obama administration's six-month ban on deepwater oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico has reported extensive investments...

GOP leaders force Barton to retract ‘shakedown’ claims

Who's sorry now? Rep. Joe Barton, that's who. The Texas Republican, the House's top recipient of oil industry campaign contributions since 1990, apologized Thursday for...

The oil spill blame game goes into overdrive

The blame game is in full throttle as Congress begins hearings on the massive oil spill threatening sensitive marshes and marine life along the...