Last week, Senator Rand Paul “of Kentucky” introduced special legislation, S. 887.
You may notice that I placed “of Kentucky” in quotes in the last paragraph. That’s because, according to Open Secrets’ analysis of Senator Paul’s contributions, he’s not mainly funded by the actual people of Kentucky. In the 2012 election cycle, Rand Paul received [...]
Bob Gustafson of Working Waterfront reports this week that fisheries officials in Canada are pulling together a coalition to promote a permanent ban on oil drilling in the Georges Bank that lies offshore in the Gulf of Maine, south of Nova Scotia and southeast of the state of Maine. Georges Bank has historically been one [...]
On June 26 at noon, people will take to beaches in coastal states around the nation and stand in the surf, hands linked, in a silent protest against the demonstrably unsafe practice of offshore oil drilling. It’s called Hands Across the Sand; click here to see if there’s a protest at a beach near you. [...]