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    • Run to Failure

    • BP and the Making of the Deepwater Horizon Disaster
    • By: Abrahm Lustgarten
    • Narrated by: Mark Moseley
    • Length: 14 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Two decades ago, British Petroleum, a venerable and storied corporation, was running out of oil reserves. Along came a new CEO of vision and vast ambition, John Browne, who pulled off one of the greatest corporate turnarounds in history. BP bought one company after another and then relentlessly fired employees and cut costs. It skipped safety procedures, pumped toxic chemicals back into the ground, and let equipment languish, even while Browne claimed a new era of environmentally sustainable business as his own. For a while the strategy worked....

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    • Enough To Make You Sick

    • By Me & My Girls on 03-13-15

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Hydrofracked?

    • One Man's Mystery Leads to a Backlash Against Natural Gas Drilling
    • By: Abrahm Lustgarten
    • Narrated by: Steven Menasche
    • Length: 1 hr and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
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    When the well water on Louis Meeks’ ranch turned brown and oily, he suspected that the thousands of natural gas wells dotting the once-empty Wyoming landscape were somehow to blame. The hard part was proving it. Meeks’ struggle to get the energy companies to take responsibility, meticulously documented through three years of investigative reporting by ProPublica’s Abrahm Lustgarten, coincide with a national uproar over the oil and gas drilling process called hydraulic fracturing – a technology that promises to open large new energy supplies, perhaps at the expense of the nation’s water.

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