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Light, Heavy, Sweet or Sour?

As the famous Castrol advertisement suggests: Oils ain’t oils! There are big differences between light and heavy crude oil and it can also be sweet or sour as well. 470 more words


Revealed: How Big Oil Got Expedited Permitting for Fracking on Public Lands Into the Defense Bill

Special interests are getting more than a fair share of the pie of public lands and water use, while the wild horses and burros are getting the short end of the stick.   1,129 more words

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Monster Wells: Despite Drought, Hundreds of Fracking Sites Used More Than 10 Million Gallons of Water

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Despite Drought, Hundreds of Fracking Sites Used More Than 10 Million Gallons of Water

SOURCE:  Environmental Working Group 

By Soren Rundquist, Landscape and Remote Sensing Analyst & Bill Walker, Consultant… 880 more words

As gas prices go down, likelihood of higher gas taxes goes up

This post is in partnership with Time. The article below was originally published at Money.com.

By Brad Tuttle, Money

Raising taxes is never popular. But if there was ever a way to make a tax increase more palatable to Americans, it would be with a tax hike that didn’t seem like much of a tax hike. 780 more words


Marsden: Keystone supporters threaten giant ad blitz unless pipeline is approved

WASHINGTON — Supporters of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline are threatening a nationwide advertising blitz unless U.S. President Barack Obama approves the $8-billion US project before Christmas. 638 more words


Gasoline Taxes Paid by Consumers

Consumers of gasoline pay state/federal taxes when they purchase gas. The tax is per gallon. The federal tax on gasoline is 18.4 cents/gallon. State taxes vary greatly. 32 more words


The New Separatism and the Gas-Tax Latitudinal Divide: Tracking Afterimages of Secession across the United States? (Part III)

Mapping the nation gained wide currency as a way of performing national identity with the rise of the readily printed maps.  Outfits such as the U.S. 7,524 more words