| Jun 14, 2013
| 9:37 AM
ALANSON — After Tuesday’s late evening two-vehicle crash, about 5,500 gallons of a mix of used cooking oil and water spilled from a semi-truck — one of the two involved vehicles — and oozed its way toward the Crooked River.
| Jun 13, 2013
| 7:20 AM
ALANSON — Cleanup continued today, Thursday, following the late Tuesday two-vehicle accident that led to approximately 12,000 to 13,000 pounds of used cooking oil being spilled near the intersection of U.S. 31 and East Street.
According to Audrie...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 4:52 PM
Three years after a cataclysmic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, oil producer BP announced Monday that active oil cleanup had ended in three states hit by the disaster.
The gulf, the company said, is getting back to normal, a claim contested by...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 1:18 PM
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Cleanup work has ended in three of the states affected by BP PLC's massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, the company said Monday.
The London-based oil giant said the Coast Guard has concluded "active cleanup operations"...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 1:05 AM
WASHINGTON - Three years after the infamous BP oil spill off the Gulf Coast, lawmakers are still trying to nail down the effectiveness of past, present and future relief efforts backed by billions of dollars.
Restoration efforts will receive anywhere...
| May 31, 2013
| 10:16 AM
Environmentalists won a big victory for marine animals this week, with a court ruling that requires the government to determine whether dispersants used to to break up oil spills are harmful to endangered species before the chemicals are used in federal...
| May 2, 2013
| 1:30 PM
The seafood is safe to eat and the Gulf of Mexico tourism industry is recovering three years after the nation’s worst offshore oil spill spewed more than 200 million gallons of crude oil into the waters off Louisiana. But despite that BP-sponsored...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 3:05 PM
Attorney General Pam Bondi said she filed a lawsuit against BP after the giant oil company did not respond to her proposed $5.4-billion settlement offer for damages caused by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill three years ago.
“We complied with...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 8:27 AM
If Americans needed a reminder of the serious environmental risks posed by the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, they got it last week with the oil spill in Mayflower, a suburb of Little Rock, Arkansas. More than 12,000 barrels of crude spilled into the town...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 1:05 AM
The question of how an oil spill from the proposed Keystone XL pipeline might affect the Ogallala aquifer was raised again this month, in a report the U.S. State Department will use to help it decide whether to approve or reject the controversial project....
| Feb 25, 2013
| 5:46 AM
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Nearly three years after a deadly rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico triggered the nation's worst offshore oil spill, a federal judge in New Orleans is set to preside over a high-stakes trial for the raft of litigation spawned by...