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ExxonMobil Stops Drilling Off Santa Barbara After May Oil Spill Crippled Pipeline

SAN FRANCISCO  (AP)— A spokesman says ExxonMobil has temporarily ceased oil production on three platforms off the coast of Santa Barbara because an oil spill last month… 120 more words


Exxon Mobil Halts Drilling After Spill Crippled Pipeline

LOS ANGELES (CBS/AP) — The shutdown of a pipeline that spilled up to 101,000 gallons of crude on the Santa Barbara coast forced Exxon Mobil Corp. 803 more words


Today in Trenton: Paid sick leave, Port Authority

Bills to dedicate state money received through environmental contamination settlements to environmental purposes, modernize and streamline outdated voter laws, and reign in an embattled Port Authority make up the highlights of Monday’s legislative session in Trenton. 591 more words

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06.12.15: Desmond Tutu

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Desmond Tutu wrote an article published in Spain’s El Pais yesterday titled “Free the Prisoners of Conscience in Venezuela”.

In the article, Tutu makes an impassioned please with Venezuelan authorities and the international community to take action on the issue of human rights abuses in the country, and calls on the Venezuelan government to release all of its political prisoners. 1,114 more words

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The 10 most profitable companies of the Fortune 500

What does it take to rank among the Fortune 500’s most profitable companies? Tech giants, banks, and oil-and-gas producers all have outsized influence.

Among the top 10 most profitable companies, those three sectors are each represented by two corporations: Apple and Microsoft from tech; Wells Fargo and J.P. 81 more words


These 4 companies have dominated the U.S. economy for the past 20 years

Twenty years ago, the Fortune 500 underwent a major relaunch. The original list, which was first published in 1955, only included industrial companies. In the middle of the 20th century, after all, the most important companies… 300 more words


Environmental groups file motion to intervene in Exxon settlement litigation

TRENTON — A team of environmental groups opposed to the state’s controversial $225 milllion settlement with Exxon Mobil want to go to court to over the deal, just a handful of days before it is expected to be approved by a judge. 421 more words

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