WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. judge on Wednesday refused a request by environmental groups to reinstate the Obama administration’s original moratorium on deepwater drilling set in the wake of the BP Plc oil spill.
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A municipal manager in California who makes nearly $800,000 a year working for a small, poor city could draw pension payments exceeding $30 million in retirement, according to an activist who has been calling for an overhaul of the state’s public pension system.
NEW YORK, July 21 (Reuters) – Private equity firm TPG
Capital [TPG.UL] is investing $300 million in natural gas
company Copano Energy , which it will use to fund shale
gas production developments, Copano said on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Obama administration housing rescue programs have been ineffective at preventing a rise in home foreclosures even as the government’s support for the mortgage market grew by nearly $700 billion in the past year, U.S. bailout watchdogs said on Wednesday.