The Washington Post is reporting an interesting factoid: Three out of four energy lobbyists have worked for the Federal Government.
Regulatory agencies no longer enforce the law, they are simply taxpayer funded classrooms for oil and energy lobbyistsSubmitted by Charles Langley on Fri, 07/23/2010 - 14:21
Judge stops drilling in Alaska. Cites violations in environmental law by the Federal Minerals Management ServiceSubmitted by AgentOrange on Thu, 07/22/2010 - 16:34
Its an open secret that the United States Government Minerals Management Service is utterly corrupt. It's one case where the tools who operate the machinery of government are greased by a well-oiled energy lobby that's always eager to supply drugs, money, and sex to the government employees who regulate them.
Submitted by AgentOrange on Mon, 07/05/2010 - 13:25
UCAN's survey of local gas prices shows that prices for gas peaked on Friday at $3.14 a gallon and then dropped by 1.6¢ early this morning. Right now wholesale prices for gasoline are softening. In addition, the new "Swap Tax" on gasoline has now been imposed and incentives for dealers to draw down their supply of fuel to avoid an extra state mandated storage fee of 17.3¢ a gallon for any fuel in inventory at 12:01 AM on July 1, has passed ... kind of like a kidney stone. More later.
Submitted by AgentOrange on Fri, 07/02/2010 - 08:18
Submitted by AgentOrange on Thu, 06/17/2010 - 17:19
By Charles Langley - I rarely call politicians and ask them to resign, but I did so this morning after learning that the top Republican on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, Joe Barton of Texas "apologized" to British Petroleum's CEO Tony Hayward for the way his company has been treated by the Obama Administration.
(Editor's Note: We posted an update on Joe Barton's pandering to Big Energy on August 24, 2010)
Submitted by AgentOrange on Fri, 06/04/2010 - 11:35
Charles Langley: The situation in the Gulf has become so deeply disturbing, so utterly wrong, that we want you to know that British Petroleum is the parent company of Arco.
Submitted by AgentOrange on Thu, 05/27/2010 - 17:06
Posted by Charles Langley, Manager, UCAN Gas Project - At an average of $3.01 a gallon for regular in San Diego County, gas prices are now at a 13-week low as we head into Memorial Day weekend. Gas prices have dropped 15 cents from their 2010 high of $3.16 on May 6. The biggest decreases have been in the last week, with prices dropping at a rate of a penny a day.
Submitted by AgentOrange on Fri, 05/07/2010 - 14:59
Submitted by AgentOrange on Fri, 04/23/2010 - 14:04
Submitted by AgentOrange on Thu, 04/22/2010 - 13:06
A oil tanker that has been burning in the Gulf of Mexico for nearly three days now has finally sunk, while at the same time spewing oil ffrom the experimental drilling rig operated by British Petroleum (BP). BP is the parent company of Arco AM/PM. The Coast guard has managed to contain much of the spill, but it is going to be a very ugly mess. Even uglier is that fact that eleven people of the 135+ member crew are still lost or missing.