| Jul 18, 2013
| 6:56 AM
MARSHALL, Mo. (AP) — A Canadian company's plan to build an oil pipeline that will stretch for hundreds of miles through the Midwest, including through many sensitive waterways, is quietly on the fast-track to approval — just not the one you're...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 5:45 AM
ST. IGNACE — Across the Straits of Mackinac, two pipelines, called Line 5, lie.
Line 5 begins as a 30-inch pipe in Superior, Wis. It cuts across the Upper Peninsula, splitting into two 20-inch pipes to cross the Straits. After the Straits, it...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 7:23 AM
It happened in an instant.
On June 11, a late evening two-vehicle crash caused a semi-truck to turn over on its side on U.S. 31 in Alanson. The crash resulted in about 5,500 gallons of water and used cooking oil to be spilled along the roadway.
| 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.
| 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...
| 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...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 2:57 PM
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday approved an agreement for BP PLC to plead guilty to manslaughter and other charges and pay a record $4 billion in criminal penalties for the company's role in the 2010 rig explosion and oil spill in...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 3:33 PM
As a young boy, when Wyland saw the Pacific Ocean for the first time, he felt something shift within him.
Moments later, two gray whales peeked out from the surface of the water.
A lifelong connection was formed.
"I saw two gray whales spouting...
| 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...
| 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"...