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Public Citizen Foundation

  • News

    July 5, 2012

    America's Petro-Terrorists

    Wall Street and Washington conspire to destablize the U.S. economy, one barrel of oil at a time.

  • News

    April 26, 2012

    State and EPA Battle Over Fracking, Flaming Well Water

    When Steve Lipsky blamed fracking for turning his water well into a flamethrower, he set off an epic battle between the EPA and Texas.

  • Film

    August 11, 2011

    Invasion of Piracy

    Illegal downloading costs the film industry billions of dollars per year. But does the legal strategy designed to recoup this lost bounty amount to extortion?

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2011

    Texas & Nuclear Waste: Federal Judge Opens Path For Expansion

    Nuclear waste in Texas: It's not just for Vermont anymore​Environmental groups are crying foul over a federal judge's decision to lift a ban on allowing a state commission to greatly expand Texas's ability to accept nuclear waste from other states. U.S. District Judge Sam Sparks said Tuesday ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2010

    Electronic Frontier Foundation, Others Seek To Protect Texas Masturbators

    Karl Hungus wouldn't want German-porn viewers' names revealed​The anonymous masturbators being sued in a Dallas federal court for allegedly illegally downloading porn won't have to reveal their identities if the consumer advocacy groups representing them have their way: the Electric Frontier ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2010

    Voter Intimidation Victim and Witness Come Forward, And Nov. 2 Looms Closer

    Voter intimidation: everyone wants to shift the blame.​No one seems to want to play nice at the voting polls this year. And new names and organizations keep getting involved in the already over-crowded, controversial fray.King Street Patriots/The Tea Party. Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee. The Te ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2010

    White Stallion Coal Plant Opposition Plays The Death-Count Card

    White Stallion: The vote is coming soon​Several clean-air advocacy groups joined forces Tuesday in their continuing push to keep the proposed White Stallion coal plant from getting a permit. And this time, they brought out the big guns: fear and death.According to a new report released Tuesday in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2010

    Texas' Environmental Agency & The Feds: This Week May Be Crucial

    This week's decision will be watched closely​All eyes are on the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality this week as its three commissioners will decide whether to grant an air permit to a proposed $3 billion petroleum coke-fired power plant in Corpus Christi.The Las Brisas Energy Center has be ... More >>

  • News

    December 17, 2009

    A Quiet Hell: Game Time

    Flexible permits offer a loophole big enough to drive an oil tanker through.

  • News

    December 17, 2009

    A Quiet Hell

    Thanks to lax enforcement by TCEQ, plants along the Houston Ship Channel launch tons of toxic gases into our air, and face little penalty even when they exceed pollution limits over and over again.

  • News

    April 9, 2009

    The Rise and Fall of the Stanford Financial Group

    Castles and corruption lead to criminal charges.

  • News

    March 26, 2009

    The T. Boone Pickens Road Show

    A former wildcatter and corporate-takeover tycoon preaches alternative energy across America.

  • News

    March 9, 2006

    Power Plays

    Other options to nuclear have their own set of drawbacks

  • News

    March 9, 2006

    Bring It On

    Why Houston should want a nuclear power plant

  • News

    April 7, 2005

    Exposed Nerve

    Cyberonics has implanted its pacemaker in thousands of epileptics. It wants to expand to the depression market. Still needed: an accounting of those who died or were injured after receiving its implant.

  • News

    June 10, 2004
  • News

    June 10, 2004

    Sweet Charity

    For years Tom DeLay has used nonprofits to help himself. Now the heat is on.

  • News

    July 11, 2002

    Medical Alert

    A new Web site should help consumers weed out questionable doctors

  • News

    February 7, 2002

    Up In Smoke

    Enron used political ties to rid itself of regulators. But in the end, its supposed free-market trailblazing only burned investors.

  • News

    June 7, 2001

    Red Light, Green Light

    With billboards of windmills promising gentle, nonpolluting energy, Green Mountain offers Texans a new power avenue. Will they take it? Should they?

  • News

    October 26, 2000

    Smoke and Mirrors

    As part of the Bush legacy, a special law can hide polluting industries

  • News

    July 13, 2000

    This Sand is Your Sand

    At the Village of Surfside, it's not just the beaches that are eroding. It's the Open Beaches Act.

  • News

    January 6, 2000

    Uploading

    If her capers as comptroller don't catch her, Carole Rylander is ready to ride the Internet to greater political fame

  • News

    March 11, 1999

    Contributing Factors

    Debra Danburg swears she'll defend your right to open government. But when it comes to Internet campaign finance reports, ignorance is bliss.

  • News

    August 14, 1997
  • News

    August 1, 1996

    Among Friends

    Buster Brown's financial disclosure includes an interesting omission -- and addition

  • News

    April 6, 1995

    The Wendy Card

    Wendy Gramm's all-American success story is a centerpiece of her husband's fledgling presidential bid. But there's more to the story than what's being packaged and sold by the Phil Gramm campaign.

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