Oil and gas companies injected hundreds of millions of gallons of hazardous or carcinogenic chemicals into wells in more than 13 states from 2005 to 2009, according to an investigation by Congressional Democrats.
Prank knocks $3.5 billion off GE’s market cap
As far as hoaxes go, it was hilarious. Unless you got caught on the wrong side of the trade.
Why is the Federal Reserve forking over $220 million in bailout money to the wives of two Morgan Stanley bigwigs?
Solar Roadways proposes to pave roads with solar panels that you can drive on - an intelligent pavement that generates power and pays for itself.
In 2010 alone, we've lost lives in coal mine and oil rig disasters and gas line explosions. The Gulf of Mexico has become a nightmare: lives and jobs lost - ways of life gone. What (more) is it going to take to drive us to wean ourselves off of our dependency on fossil fuels?
Safes are washing up along the tsunami-battered coast, and police are trying to find their owners – a unique problem in a country where many people, especially the elderly, still stash their cash at home. By one estimate, some $350 billion worth of yen doesn't circulate.
There's even a term for this hidden money in Japanese, "tansu yokin." Or literally, "wardrobe savings."
President Obama officially kicked off Monday what experts say will be the nation's costliest White House battle, as he uses the power of incumbency to raise vast sums for his re-election campaign. Outside groups also plan to flex their new legal power to spend unlimited corporate and union money in the election, dramatically increasing the price tag of the 2012 race.
HERE’S a statistic you may not be aware of: about 50 percent of the world’s uncultivated, arable land is in Africa. This abundance of potential farmland offers Africa the opportunity to feed itself and to help feed the rest of the globe. But consider another statistic: because of poor roads and a lack of storage, African farmers can lose up to 50 percent of their crop just trying to get it to market.