News & Public Affairs04/04/13 Seán Kinane & Janelle Irwin
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Tampa-area member of Congress Kathy Castor is in Cuba on what her office calls a fact-finding visit. The Democrat traveled to the socialist island Wednesday and will learn about Cuba's economy, culture, human rights and environment.
While on her trip Castor will speak with the ministry of tourism and a professor of gender studies.
She’ll spend time in Old Havana with small business owners to encourage...Be the first to comment
Experts discuss New York State Attorney's fracking lawsuit against the Army Corps of Engineers listen02/17/12 Liz McKibbon
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Hydrofracking is the process of extracting natural gas from shale rock under the Earth’s surface. The New York State Attorney General is bringing charges against the Army Corps of Engineers to crack down on the lack of regulation of the process known as fracking. Two of the main players spoke about the lawsuit to students, faculty and members of the public at Stetson Law yesterday.
Mauricio Roma is a geologist who works on the case fo...Be the first to comment
08/29/11 Associated Press
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In an Associated Press interview, Republican Presidential hopeful Michelle Bachmann says she would consider drilling for oil and natural gas in the Everglades.
"The United States needs to be less dependent on foreign sources of energy and more dependent upon American resourcefulness. And so whether that is in the Everglades or whether that is in the Eastern Gulf region or whether that is in North Dakota, we need to, we need to go to where the energy is. But, of course, it needs to be d...
11/16/10 Sarah Curran
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The first annual Snake Oil Awards, hosted by Repower America in St. Petersburg, were full of lies and deceit, corporation corruption and environmental disasters. Repower America spokesperson Blake Williams says the organizations honored in these awards all sold Americans their own brand of snake oil.
“2010 was remarkable year for a number of reasons first we had a number of huge environmental disaster from the BP spill here in Florida to a large oil spill in southwest Michigan to the coa...