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Judge orders halt on Keystone XL

In eastern Texas, residents and activists have achieved a temporary reprieve after a Texas landowner filed a lawsuit against the company.

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Oil platform explosion: Another disaster in the Gulf

It seems that, for the Gulf Coast, which has already endured the tragic BP oil spill, the hits just keep on coming.

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Gas prices and presidential politics

The real issue is: who is to blame for the high prices, and what can be done to stabilize energy costs?

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Moment of victory: Shell stops Arctic drilling

Shell has chosen to halt its oil-drilling program after a dome used to clean up potential spills became damaged.

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Romney confronted in the air, on land, and at sea!

Nearly 100 demonstrators - with air support from a plane flying a banner - protested Mitt Romney's big fundraiser yesterday.

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Shell's Arctic drilling: The environmental battle of our time

On July 27, two Shell vessels departed from Seattle, en route to the Arctic's Beaufort and Chukchi seas -- and the fragile ecosystems that lay within.

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Chicago activists protest Heartland Institute conference

Over a dozen environmental activists gathered to protest the Heartland Institute, which put up ads comparing environmentalists to the Unabomber.

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Proposed bill would end fossil fuel subsidies

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn. announced they would introduce the End Polluter Welfare Act to Congress.

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Mass bird, dolphin deaths in Peru

About 5,000 pelicans and other ocean birds have been washing up on the northern coast of Peru, just weeks after over 900 dolphins perished in that same area.

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Greenpeace occupiers fight Shell’s Arctic drilling

A different type of collective action took place - a coordinated effort by Greenpeace activists to stop oil giant Shell from drilling in the arctic.

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