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A freshwater channel that separates Michigan’s upper and lower peninsulas is a premier midwestern tourist attraction and a photographer’s delight, offering spectacular vistas of two Great Lakes, several islands and one of the world’s longest ...
Police arrested nearly 400 student-led demonstrators who marched to the White House on Sunday to protest against the Keystone XL pipeline.
Marching under the name XL Dissent, at least 500 students from across the United States ...
The Exxon Valdez oil spill
is not just an awful memory. Oil
from one of the most devastating environmental disasters in U.S. history still clings to boulder-strewn beaches in the Gulf
of Alaska-and could stick around for decades. Researchers ...
Police arrested hundreds of young people protesting the Keystone XL project on Sunday, as demonstrators fastened themselves with plastic ties to the White House fences and called for U.S. President Barack Obama to reject the controversial oil
Hundreds of students and youth organizers were arrested outside the White House Sunday as they protested against the Keystone XL pipeline under review by the Obama administration.
Some demonstrators zip-tied their hands to the White ...
More than 500 protesters chanting, “Hey, Obama! We don’t want no pipeline drama,” marched to the White House Sunday, demanding that President Obama stop construction of the Keystone XL pipeline extension that would daily carry 830,000 barrels of ...
Did you hear that a barge leaked 31,500 gallons of crude oil
into the Mississippi River over the weekend? When the tanker collided with a tugboat, the resulting spill
caused 65 miles of the river to be shut down for two days as New Orleans Port ...
Dozens of freight trains roll through downtown Parkville each day, their blaring horns annoying to anyone with ears.
But the chief of the Southern Platte Fire Protection District, Richard Carrizzo, has far more chilling concerns these ...
President Obama defended his administration’s “extensive” review of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline on Wednesday, while acknowledging Canadian leaders had expressed concern that the yearslong process had become “a little too ...
BP’s 2010 oil spill
in the Gulf
of Mexico has slowed down the heartbeats of tuna fish, which in some cases had led to cardiac arrest or death, according to a team of scientists.
Researchers from Stanford University and the National ...
Climate change has been the focus of much of the opposition to TransCanada's Keystone XL pipeline. But many conservationists are also concerned about more immediate environmental consequences.
They're worried about the pipeline ...
Scientists say that tuna swimming in the Gulf
of Mexico during the Deepwater Horizon oil spill
may have experienced heart damage.
Lab research has demonstrated how crude oil
chemicals can disrupt heart function in the fish.
Hundreds of college students are expected to risk arrest on March 2 outside the White House to pressure President Obama to reject the Keystone XL tar sands oil
pipeline project. Organizers of "XL Dissent" say they hope to stage one of the largest ...
Keystone XL pipeline records are being sought by the Sierra Club in a lawsuit claiming the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has to make public documents related to its review of TransCanada Corp. (TRP)’s project.
The Army Corps has wrongly ...
Sea ice melting partly because of human-caused climate change could open previously inaccessible Arctic Ocean waters to expanded oil
drilling, but the risks of drilling there will be extremely high.
As sea ice melts in the Arctic, the ...
BP has ruled itself out of drilling for shale gas in the UK, at least for now – indicating it fears its damaged safety record from the Gulf
of Mexico spill
would make it a target for protesters.
Bob Dudley, chief executive of the oil
The State Department's long-awaited environmental review of Keystone XL on Friday sparked cautious optimism on both sides of the contentious pipeline debate, underscoring the public pressure facing the Obama administration before midterm ...
An unusual coalition of lawmakers from both parties, labor and business leaders, veterans groups and Canada's ambassador to the United States joined forces Tuesday to push for quick approval of the Keystone XL oil
BP has been forced to set aside a further $200m for the Gulf
of Mexico oil spill
, bringing the bill so far to $42.7bn.
The final figure could be far higher, however, as the latest tally does not take account of additional provisions for ...
Pressure for President Barack Obama to approve the Keystone XL pipeline increased after a State Department report played down the impact it would have on climate change, irking environmentalists and delighting the project's ...
The State Department today released the Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed Keystone XL oil
The controversial project would carry as much as 830,000 barrels of tar sands oil
per day ...
Pressure for President Barack Obama to approve the Keystone XL pipeline increased on Friday after a State Department report played down the impact it would have on climate change, irking environmentalists and delighting the project's ...
Pressure for President Barack Obama to approve the Keystone XL pipeline increased on Friday after a State Department report played down the impact it would have on climate change, irking environmentalists and delighting proponents of the ...
The White House has rebuffed repeated protests by some of President Barack Obama's top environmental allies that his climate strategy won't work.
The heads of 18 environmental groups went public recently with a complaint they have ...
The U.S. State Department is preparing a report that will probably disappoint environmental groups and opponents of the Keystone pipeline, according to people who have been briefed on the draft of the document.
While the report will ...