Department of Energy

Push to Reverse Obscure Shipping Law Could Flood Puerto Rico with Fracked Gas

March 29, 2019

After Hurricane Maria, the oil and gas industry and allied legislators have begun push to create Puerto Rico exemption to century-old shipping law, the Jones Act

Puerto Rico Faces a Flood of Fracked Gas in Wake of Hurricane Maria

Puerto Rico Faces a Flood of Fracked Gas in Wake of Hurricane Maria

March 28, 2019

The gas industry and its allies in Congress hope to push LNG exports to the island’s electricity grid, ravaged from climate change-fueled natural disaster

Trump Pushes Coal and Wants the Public to Pay For It

October 3, 2017

Mary Anne Hitt, Director of the Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal Campaign, says Secretary of Energy Rick Perry’s new proposal would change US energy landscape for the worse

Will Rick Perry Use Grid Study to Push Coal?

August 21, 2017

Sierra Club Senior Attorney Casey Roberts discusses a lawsuit to reveal the special interests behind DOE grid study currently being revised in favor of fossil fuel

TRNN Debate: Is Obama Doing Enough to Fight Climate Change?

May 12, 2014

Environmental scholar Subhankar Banerjee and Center for American Progress fellow Daniel Weiss debate the Obama administration’s record on fighting climate change after government report finds climate change effects happening now

Michigan Anti-Union Law Drafted by ALEC

December 14, 2012
Mary Bottari: At the last minute, Michigan governor uses right-wing group’s draft of legislation that gives workers the “right” to work without collective bargaining