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Monday is Earth Day — and three years to the day since the flame-engulfed Deepwater Horizon oil-drilling rig sank in the Gulf of Mexico. The BP blowout killed 11 rig workers, released more than 200 million gallons of crude into the Gulf and gave...
Tags: Mexico, Oil Spills, Winter Park, Lake Okeechobee, Gulf of Mexico
For almost a century, Marktown has looked like an English village plopped down in the middle of Northwest Indiana's Rust Belt skyline. The architect behind Marktown loved Victorian ruffles and flourishes, building cottages with steeply pitched gabled...
BOSTON — Authorities have obtained clear images of the faces of two men with backpacks who they believe were acting suspiciously around the time of the Boston Marathon bombings, a potential breakthrough in the search to find who planted the deadly...
The images from Mayflower, Ark., after a March 29 oil spill were particularly repulsive: A river of black goo running through yards and down the street of a subdivision, and hundreds of workers arriving to clean up an industrial mess in a peaceful burg....
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A BP team leader who supervised managers on the oil rig that exploded in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010 testified Monday that he was frustrated by last-minute changes to the drilling project, but didn't have any safety concerns before...
The nation's fourth biggest oil company, Occidental Petroleum Corp., is primarily involved in oil and natural gas exploration and production. It is also a major manufacturer of oil-related chemicals. The Westwood company said its domestic production...
Paul Goss had barely driven his van out of the gas station's lot before it started riding rough and making jerking movements. The Roseland resident had purchased gas at the same BP station in Hammond before, and it had been fine. But he knew immediately...
SACRAMENTO -- The state's ethics agency is investigating whether one of California's top environmental regulators violated conflict-of-interest laws by regulating companies in which she owns stock. Officials at the Fair Political Practices Commission...
JUNEAU, Alaska — Over most of the last several decades, Alaska's North Slope was America's energy powerhouse. The legendary oil fields of Prudhoe Bay and Kuparuk gushed 2 million barrels a day out of the frozen tundra and down the Trans-Alaska...
The Obama administration is expected to propose new rules today that would slash the amount of sulfur in gasoline, one of the most significant steps the administration can take this term toward cutting air pollution, people with knowledge of the...
Gevo, the company that converted a Luverne, Minn., ethanol plant to make high-value alcohol for chemicals and plastics, declared victory over a competitor on March 21 in the first of 15 patent lawsuits over its genetically engineered yeast and other...
NEW ORLEANS -- Oil giant BP, barring a last-minute settlement, goes to trial here Monday, with billions of dollars on the line -- for the London-based company as well as the Gulf states that stand to reap a share of the potential $17 billion in fines....
Tags: Fines, Justice System, Judges, Punishment, Trials
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