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Environmentalists suffered a setback on Tuesday when British Columbia re-elected a premier who left the door open for approval of two oil
pipelines that would carry tar sands oil
across B.C. to the Pacific Coast, where it could be exported to the ...
China is one of a number of countries that has gained permanent observer status on the Arctic Council.
At a meeting in Sweden, the eight members of the Council accepted India, Italy, Japan, South Korea and Singapore.
It happens about once a month here, on the barren foothills of one of America's green-energy boomtowns: A soaring golden eagle slams into a wind farm's spinning turbine and falls, mangled and lifeless, to the ground.Killing these iconic ...
For more than a month, residents of Mayflower, Ark. have been told not to worry about lingering fumes from a March 29 oil spill
that shut down a neighborhood and forced the evacuation of 22 homes."Overall, air emissions in the community ...
When BP`s Deepwater Horizon oil
rig exploded in 2010, it hemorrhaged roughly 210 million gallons of crude into the Gulf
of Mexico. We know now, thanks to recent court hearings and settlements, that all this happened because oil
company managers ...
The British oil
company BP has agreed to pay $600 million to cover 28 early restoration projects in the Gulf
Coast states damaged by the massive 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill
In a preliminary agreement reached with the Deepwater Horizon ...
You’ve heard of the canary in the coalmine. Well, a species called the Gulf
killifish might be the fish in the oil
Three years ago, the blowout at BP's Macondo well spewed more than 5 million barrels of oil
into the Gulf
of Mexico. ...
A new front may soon open in the battle over pipelines that transport Canadian oil
to the U.S.
And this one involves a line that would carry even more oil
derived from Alberta’s tar sands than TransCanada Corp. (TRP)’s proposed Keystone ...
It has been more than a month now, and Amber Bartlett has had enough of hotels and apartments and trailer homes. Of crowded rooms whose thin walls amplify the bickering of her four children. Of piles of toys and clothes overflowing from drawers ...
toxicity continued to sicken a sentinel Gulf
Coast fish species for at least more than a year after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill
in the Gulf
of Mexico, according to new findings from a research team that includes a University of ...
BP made a record pre-tax profit in the first quarter of double its $9bn for the same period in 2012, the company announced on Tuesday, as a Norwegian regulator rebuked the company for a 2012 oil spill
in the North Sea.
The company's ...
BP's profits slipped in the first quarter as it emerged that the oil
company had paid out more than half of the cash it has set aside to pay for damages caused by the 2010 oil spill
in the Gulf
The company's replacement cost ...
Scientists cannot find traces of oil
in the deep water of the Gulf
of Mexico three years after the nation’s worst offshore spill
, but residual toxins are still in the sediment along the coastal marshes, according to scientists at the University ...
The chief executive of TransCanada Corp. said Friday the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline will be in service months later than expected and cost more as it continues to await U.S. government approval.
TransCanada had been sticking to ...
Raymond Ladouceur remembers when he could dip a cup into the Athabasca River for a drink. He remembers when the trout and muskrats were plentiful -- and when his community was healthy.
Despite recent heart surgery, Ladouceur, 72, still ...
The Obama campaign`s newly minted advocacy group has mined a vein of political gold, namely goofy remarks by Congress` climate change deniers - mainly Republicans from Texas and the Deep South who are strumpets for Big Oil
and Big Coal, but also ...
MPs will today highlight the role domestic shale gas could play in boosting tax revenue and enhancing energy security, but will also warn that its effect on energy prices remains far less certain.
A report to be published today by the ...
U.S. EPA says the State Department's latest review of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline contains "insufficient information" on several fronts, including greenhouse gas emissions, alternative routes and the consequences of a potential spill
Rocker Neil Young wanted to see for himself the damage from ExxonMobil`s ruptured Pegasus oil
pipeline, which recently spewed reeking, black goo into small-town Mayflower, Ark. So Young, a stalwart environmentalist, drove his revamped, super ...
In a draft assessment of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, consultants for the U.S. State Department judged that building it would have no significant impact on greenhouse gas emissions. Why? Because the analysts assumed the tar sands oil
Leading environmental groups declared on Monday that the Obama administration's latest environmental review of the Keystone XL pipeline fundamentally violated the nation's core environmental law, an unmistakable warning that they would sue the ...
Just a day after roughly one million gallons of heavy Canadian crude  oil spill
ed into Michigan's Kalamazoo River in 2010, the National Transportation Safety Board announced it was launching a formal investigation into the incident. It quickly ...
Advocates and opponents of the Keystone XL pipeline are due to file detailed comments on its environmental impacts on Monday, after the State Department refused to extend the comment period, which environmental groups had complained was too ...
BP Plc's attempt to get a U.S. federal court to pin at least a sizeable amount of the blame for the Deepwater Horizon disaster on other companies may have saved it billions of dollars.
After failing to settle claims from the 2010 Gulf
The state of Florida filed a lawsuit Saturday against the oil
company BP and the cement contractor Halliburton over the Deepwater Horizon oil spill
, becoming the fourth state to seek damages for the 2010 disaster.The suit, among other ...