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Tim DeChristopher? They’re Jailing the White Hats

July 27th, 2011 | by Bob Higgins

Yesterday a young man named Tim DeChristopher was sentenced to two years in federal prison for impeding the process of granting federal oil leases at nearly two dozen sites in close proximity to Arches and Canyonlands, both pristine and protected areas


New Study Confirms U.S. Military is Preparing for the End of Oil

June 15th, 2011 | by Tina Casey

A new report from the clean tech research firm Pike Research confirms a trend that has been percolating along mainly under the radar: the U.S. Department of Defense is gung ho for clean energy. In an interesting twist, Pike states that "increased access to clean and reliable energy has become a leading priority for the U.S. Department of Defense." By stressing the reliability of clean energy, rather than focusing on the renewable aspect, Pike effectively steamrolls over any further discussion of whether or not the U.S. should continue to promote oil drilling, at least not for national defense purposes



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