Brexit’s Effects Felt Throughout the UK

Sixteen months after the United Kingdom voted in favor of a referendum to exit the European Union, the ripples caused by that decision continue to be felt in ways that voters may not have expected. In the wake of the vote, officials began discussions with the European Union regarding […]

Weekly News Roundup for February 19, 2016

These are some of the stories we’ve been following this week.

Residents of Flint, Michigan affected by the lead-contaminated water are considering joining lawsuits that could reach a billion dollars in claims and damages.

The Sierra Club filed a lawsuit to reduce wastewater injection from hydraulic fracturing in Oklahoma. The non-profit […]

Weekly News Roundup for October 30, 2015

These are some of the stories we’ve been following this week.

The Gold King Mine owner spoke to reporters for the first time since the leak that sent contaminants into the Animas River in August, discussing his interactions with the U.S. EPA and his concerns about the source of the […]

Weekly News Roundup for August 14, 2015

These are some of the stories we’ve been following this week.

Mortgage credit availability is increasing. The latest Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI) from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) increased to 125.5 in July, its highest level in years.

It’s a different type of credit check. Facebook has acquired a patent […]

How Fracking Fares Around the World

Hydraulic fracturing has had a tumultuous relationship over the years with the public as well as with government officials. In the United States, fracking has been welcomed, studied, banned, and unbanned. Some states have opened their arms to the controversial process, while others have been cautious or outright prohibited […]

Companies to Begin Searching for Shale Gas in the United Kingdom for Fracking

It’s been 3 years since fracking has been allowed in the United Kingdom. Energy companies have been waiting to see how the government would respond to concerns about the drilling practice following earthquakes near Blackpool in 2011. On July 28, 2014, the new Energy Minister, Matthew Hancock, invited license […]