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Posted: Feb 2, 2012 - 10:43am

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Josh Fox arrested at hearing

by Talia Buford
Politico
February 1, 2012


Oscar-nominated documentary filmmaker Josh Fox was arrested Wednesday morning after attempting to film a House Science Committee hearing on hydraulic fracturing....
"I'm within my First Amendment rights, and I'm being taken out," Fox shouted as he was led away.Fox has been charged with unlawful entry, according to Capitol police spokeswoman Sgt. Kimberly Schneider.

 
Interesting, but I'm not sure that he was "within" his "First Amendment rights".  Newsgathering is not the same as "free speech"; it is largely a matter of conduct and not expressly protected by the First Amendment - yet.


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Posted: Feb 2, 2012 - 10:04am





Josh Fox arrested at hearing

by Talia Buford
Politico
February 1, 2012


Oscar-nominated documentary filmmaker Josh Fox was arrested Wednesday morning after attempting to film a House Science Committee hearing on hydraulic fracturing.

Fox was led out in handcuffs by the Capitol police shortly after 10 a.m., before the hearing could be gaveled into order. The "Gasland" director was attempting to film the hearing looking into EPA's investigation of potential water contamination from natural gas drilling in Pavillion, Wyo.

"I'm within my First Amendment rights, and I'm being taken out," Fox shouted as he was led away.Fox has been charged with unlawful entry, according to Capitol police spokeswoman Sgt. Kimberly Schneider.

Fox is working on a sequel to his Oscar-nominated "Gasland."...




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Posted: Sep 24, 2011 - 7:47pm




Punching Back at Big Oil

by Robert Redford
September 24, 2011


First, the Keystone XL, as proposed, would run from Canada across the width of our country to Texas oil refineries and ports. It would carry diluted bitumen, a kind of crude oil, produced from the Alberta tar sands...

The fact is, producing oil from tar sands generates 17 percent more of the carbon and other greenhouse gas emissions that are warming our planet than conventional oil in this country. It's 19 percent dirtier than Middle East Sour, 13 percent dirtier than Mexican Heavy and 16 percent dirtier than Venezuelan crudes.




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Posted: Sep 16, 2011 - 12:46pm





Wall Street's Secret Oil Games
by Senator Bernie Sanders
9/16/2011


The top six financial institutions in this country own assets equal to more than 60 percent of our gross domestic product and possess enormous economic and political power. One of the great questions of our time is whether the American people, through Congress, will control the greed, recklessness and illegal behavior on Wall Street, or whether Wall Street will continue to wreak havoc on our economy and the lives of working families.

I represent Vermont, where many workers drive long distances to jobs that pay $12 an hour or less. Many seniors living on fixed incomes heat their homes with oil during our cold winters. These people have asked me to do all that I can to lower outrageously high gasoline and heating-oil prices. I intend to do just that.

Why have oil prices spiked wildly? Some argue that the volatility is a result of supply-and-demand fundamentals. More and more observers, however, believe that excessive speculation in the oil futures market by investors is driving oil prices sky high.

A June 2 article in the Wall Street Journal said it all: "Wall Street is tapping a real gusher in 2011, as heightened volatility and higher prices of oil and other raw materials boost banks' profits." ExxonMobil Chairman Rex Tillerson, testifying before a Senate panel this year, said that excessive speculation may have increased oil prices by as much as 40 percent. Delta Air Lines general counsel Richard Hirst wrote to federal regulators in December that "the speculative bubble in oil prices has concrete detrimental consequences for the real economy." An American Trucking Association vice president, Richard Moskowitz, said, "Excessive speculation has caused dramatic increases in the price of crude oil, which harms end-users like America's trucking industry."

I released records last month that documented the role of speculators and put the information on my Web site for three reasons...
 




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Posted: Mar 22, 2009 - 3:36pm

ExxonMobil claims it has developed a "breakthrough technology" that allows them to "pull gas out of" tight places, which will "lead to a significant amount of" gas production.  Leave it to ExxonMobil to claim to have invented flatulence.

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Posted: Jul 31, 2008 - 7:30am

Oil Profits Shatter Records




http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2008/07/31/oil-profits-shatter-recor_n_116022.html

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Posted: Jul 24, 2008 - 12:28pm

Actually, I noticed that the gas price at my usual station went down 4 cents/gal this week. First time I've seen that in a LONG time. Another $2 would be nice.
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Posted: Jul 24, 2008 - 12:07pm

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