John Magel of Wetherfield pumps gas at a CITGO station in Wethersfield, Conn., Thursday, April 28, 2011. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

The Cost Of Industry: Do Regulations On The Oil And Gas Industry Need To Be Strengthened?

(MintPress) – In New Hampshire, two giants of the petroleum industry — ExxonMobil and Citgo — are in court, fighting allegations that they are responsible for the cost of cleaning up widespread groundwater contamination due to the gasoline additive methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE). The state is seeking $700 million to monitor and treat contaminated […]