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Folks, mark this down. Read the Senate testimony and digest its meaning. Because this is how engineering catastrophes - including ones with massive environmental consequences...

May 12, 2010 Blog Post

The Boston water crisis - while far smaller in scale and impact than the Gulf oil spill - is a perfect example of why worst-case...

May 4, 2010 Blog Post
How Solar Power Can Protect North Carolina’s Environment and Create New Jobs

Solar power can curb pollution, protecting public health and North Carolina’s environment. It can also drive North Carolina’s economy forward – creating jobs that can’t...

May 15, 2010 Report

This is exactly the kind of disaster environmentalists have warned about for decades – a disaster that the oil industry has repeatedly told the public...

Apr 28, 2010 Blog Post

The ability to see how the government uses the public purse is fundamental to democracy - it allows citizens to monitor spending and hold elected...

Apr 23, 2010 Blog Post

Happy Earth Day! To mark the occasion we have a sinking oil rig off the coast of Louisiana that is leaking oil into the Gulf...

Apr 22, 2010 Blog Post
Holding Government Accountable for Fixing America’s Crumbling Roads and Bridges

Over the last 50 years, America has built roads and bridges at a pace and scale that dwarfs most of the rest of the world....

Apr 15, 2010 Report
How the 50 States Rate in Providing Online Access to Government Spending Data

This report evaluates states’ progress toward “Transparency 2.0” – a new standard of comprehensive, one-stop, one-click budget accountability and accessibility. At least 7 states have...

Apr 16, 2010 Report

If we’re going to solve global warming, we need all the good ideas we can get. And there is no better place to try those...

Apr 16, 2010 Blog Post
Reducing Oil Dependence and Cutting Global Warming Pollution

America’s dependence on oil threatens our economy and harms our environment. The Obama administration unveiled new standards for automobile fuel economy and global warming emissions—based...

Apr 10, 2010 Report

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