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Senate panel passes bill lifting crude oil export ban

posted on July 31, 2015 at 4:14 PM

A Senate panel approved energy legislation Thursday that would lift the 40-year-old ban on crude oil exports and open more areas of the Arctic, Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean to oil and gas exploration. Full Story

Fifth anniversary of the BP Oil Spill

posted on April 24, 2015 at 1:07 PM

Fifth anniversary of the BP Oil Spill
In April of 2010, an explosion and fire aboard the drilling rig Deepwater Horizon killed 11 men and spewed millions of gallons of crude into the Gulf of Mexico. Full Story

Obama Administration Sued over Gulf of Mexico Fracking Info

posted on January 9, 2015 at 5:12 PM

An environmental advocacy group is suing the Obama administration in federal court for refusing to release documents detailing the extent of fracking in the Gulf of Mexico. Full Story

Gulf of Mexico Residents Hail Ruling Against BP

posted on September 5, 2014 at 3:42 PM

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Environmentalists, recreational fishermen and people who make their living on the Gulf of Mexico are hailing a federal judge's ruling that could mean $18 billion in additional fines for BP over the nation's worst offshore oil... Full Story

Gulf 'Dead Zone' Above Average But Not Near Record

posted on August 2, 2013 at 4:51 PM

The area of low oxygen covers 5,840 square miles of the Gulf floor — roughly the size of Connecticut Full Story

Final Decision Elusive for Keystone XL Pipeline

posted on May 10, 2013 at 4:10 PM

Final Decision Elusive for Keystone XL Pipeline
The waiting game is far from dull where the Keystone XL pipeline is concerned. Though the door has closed on the public comment period in response to the U.S. State Department’s Environmental Impact Statement, another has opened. Full Story

Activists Flood Keystone Pipeline Hearing

posted on April 19, 2013 at 5:35 PM

Activists Flood Keystone Pipeline Hearing
Emotions ran high, this week, in Grand Island, Nebraska where the U.S. State Department held its sole public hearing on the environmental review of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline. Full Story

BP Settles With US For $4.5 Billion In Gulf Spill

posted on November 21, 2012 at 12:38 PM

Included in the settlement was nearly $1.3 billion in criminal fines. Full Story

More Gain From Smarter Drain

posted on October 22, 2010 at 11:10 AM

More Gain From Smarter Drain
A Midwestern company is helping farmers reduce the amount of nitrates entering the Gulf. By deploying an innovative drainage management system the growers also hope to increase their yields. Full Story

Market to Market (August 13, 2010)

posted on August 13, 2010 at 6:08 PM

Market to Market (August 13, 2010)
Full Program: Despite estimates of record U.S. crop production, strong demand supports commodity prices. Proponents call for increased investment in cellulosic ethanol to meet the 'billion gallon challenge'." Gulf Coast fishermen struggle to survive in the... Full Story

Gulf Seafood Industry Battles Oil and Public Perception

posted on August 13, 2010 at 3:08 PM

Gulf Seafood Industry Battles Oil and Public Perception
Alabama Attorney General Troy King filed suit this week against BP and other companies involved in the catastrophic spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Full Story

Gulf Oil Spill Capped But Recovery Far From Over

posted on August 6, 2010 at 4:08 PM

A weaker-than-expected report on the U.S job market pressured Wall Street this week, reflecting investor concerns over the slow pace of hiring. Full Story

Scientists Predict Gulf 'Dead Zone' Will Be Larger Than Average

posted on July 2, 2010 at 4:07 PM

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Researchers predict the Gulf of Mexico "dead zone," an underwater area with little or no oxygen, will be unusually large this year. Full Story

Market to Market (June 18, 2010)

posted on June 18, 2010 at 5:06 PM

Market to Market (June 18, 2010)
Full Program: In the wake of the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history, Washington plays hardball with "Big Oil." Hoping to reduce the amount of NITRATES in the Gulf, farmers deploy innovative drainage systems. An examination of the market impact of... Full Story

BP Officials Summoned to Washington

posted on June 18, 2010 at 2:06 PM

BP Officials Summoned to Washington
Economists caution it could be years before the labor market recovers the 8.4 million jobs lost to the worst recession since the 1930s. Full Story
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