Oil Spill News
Hurricane Harvey's toxic impact deeper than public told
A joint media investigation reveals that the extent of Hurricane Harvey's toxic assault on the environment was more widespread than authorities publicly acknowledged, and questions about the long-term consequences for human health remain unanswered.
Texas company settles Oklahoma pollution lawsuit
A Texas-based oil field service company has settled a lawsuit with more than 100 southern Oklahoma residents who allege their homes and businesses were damaged by groundwater contamination caused by the company
Gulf Coast meteorologist will lead US hurricane center
A meteorologist who aided emergency response efforts along the Gulf Coast after the 2010 oil spill has been tapped to lead the U.S. government's hurricane forecasting hub in Miami
Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, fatalities confirmed
A bridge over 8th Street at the FIU campus collapsed, crushing several cars.
Thousands march to protest Canada pipeline expansion project
Thousands of demonstrators marched Saturday to speak out against a pipeline expansion project that would nearly triple the flow of oil from Canada's tar sands to the Pacific Coast
Teen who created toxin-detecting molecule wants to inspire others in STEM
Keiana Cavé is already a game-changer in the world of STEM. The 19-year-old is the brains behind a toxin-detecting molecule that could help change the way oil spills are handled. In the wake of the 2010 BP oil spill , Cavé, then a 15-year-old high school sophomore, went on a research mission. Her
Search continues for 5 workers still missing after Oklahoma oil -well explosion
Firefighters aren't putting water on the fire because they don't want to risk spreading chemicals.
Trump administration seeks to expand offshore drilling to some federal waters
The Trump administration is seeking the largest sale of leases for offshore drilling ever proposed Thursday, with 90 percent of coastal areas opened for offshore drilling. The Interior department announced Thursday that almost all coastal areas under federal control will be opened for offshore
Mother of 3 receives liver transplant from complete stranger after Facebook plea
One woman's plea for a liver donor seemed close to impossible until her message made its way to a perfect stranger, who ultimately became her perfect match. Melinda Ray, a 35-year-old wife and mother of three from Colorado, was dying from a genetic disease that was rapidly destroying her liver. "We
Grand jury reportedly approves first criminal charges in Russia investigation
Details have not been released regarding the charges and who they are against.