Update: See statement from the DEC, and a letter from E&E explaining its relationship to IOGANY, at the bottom. New York State might just have to scrap the latest draft of its environmental impact study on hydraulic fracturing. The New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG) and state lawmake ... More >>
The Prez has hardly made it a secret that he supports fracking as part of his push for domestic oil and natural gas development, with the Obama administration announcing last week that it plans on setting environmental standards for hydraulic fracturing. And what happens in D.C. does not stay in D ... More >>
Google has created a "speak-to-tweet" service to allow people in Egypt to tweet with just a voice connection. Via the official Google blog, you can tweet without an Internet connection by leaving a voicemail on one of these international phone numbers ( 16504194196 or 390662207294 or 973161 ... More >>
By Aaron Howell. The day after the primary, it's hard to pinpoint the deciding factor in David Yassky's strong finish in the comptroller's race, which forced a runoff with John Liu. (In its last-minute poll, SurveyUSA showed Yassky at 22 percent -- virtually tied with Melinda Katz, and well behind ... More >>
Michael Becker/ FOXAdam Lambert has his own parade in San Diego "Let's rock!" says Ryan Seacrest, as he ushers in the 300th episode of American Idol. He then explains how this week, we are privy to footage of the Top 3 boys returning to their hometowns to have underwear thrown at them by teen girls ... More >>
Well-educated, well-off, from a good family . . . what makes Tor Hamer fight?
Good news! The U.S. Army has run out of money and won't be able to run the Vietraq War past mid-June. Bad news! It's just a piece of budget trickery by the DOD. Taxpayer.net calls it "the Pentagon's latest sob story," explaining: The Pentagon’s latest sob story about having to borrow from it ... More >>
[Editor's note: After braving the wilds of the darkest recesses of conservative cyberspace last month to pen the wildly popular "The Official Village Voice Election-Season Guide to the Right-Wing Blogosphere", Roy Edroso has agreed to make it an ongoing mission. It's a dirty job, but somebody's got ... More >>
Photo by Marla Maritzer Long aggressive in the use of shareholder resolutions to pressure corporations to assume socially responsible stances, the New York City Pension Funds took an unprecedented step toward workplace equality for lesbian, gay bisexual and transgender employees on Tuesday. Comptro ... More >>
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