InsideClimateNews.org -- As federal regulators continue investigating why tank cars on three trains carrying North Dakota crude oil have exploded in the past eight months, energy experts say part of the problem might be that some producers are deliberately leaving too much propane in their product, making the oil riskier to transport by rail.
U.S. Senator John Cornyn, the chamber’s No. 2 Republican, won nomination for another term yesterday as he garnered more than 50 percent of the Texas primary vote to avoid a runoff with a Tea Party challenger.
A plurality of New Jerseyans say they think Governor Chris Christie withheld Hurricane Sandy aid from some towns as a political ploy and doubt his word on the George Washington Bridge scandal, according to a Rutgers- Eagleton poll released today.
Western leaders from President Barack Obama to Chancellor Angela Merkel are telling Russia not to violate Ukraine’s sovereignty. Vladimir Putin’s response as he prepares for military conflict: What about ours?
President Barack Obama responded to the crisis in Ukraine by suspending U.S. preparations for a meeting of industrial nations in Russia and telling President Vladimir Putin that his country has violated international law.
U.S. lawmakers from both parties urged President Barack Obama to lead an international effort to impose diplomatic and economic sanctions on Russia if it attacks Ukraine, though they stopped short of calling for armed intervention.