| Nov 24, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Dead whale found on beach had been hit by ship...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 4:34 PM
San Diego lifeguards hope a high tide Wednesday morning helps float a dead 50-ton fin whale off the coastline near Sunset Cliffs so it can be towed away for disposal at the city landfill....
| Dec 11, 2013
| 2:36 PM
Finally, a breakthrough that promises to end the 17-year roadblock to improvements at Port Everglades. This week, the port's long-awaited channel-dredging project went from wishful thinking to an anticipated 2017 completion date.
The U.S. Army Corps...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 1:56 PM
WASHINGTON To clear a path for expansion of Port Everglades, federal engineers plan to build an artificial reef off the coast of Fort Lauderdale and fill it with 100,000 corals grown in nurseries onshore.
The tentative plan — a breakthrough after...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 8:13 AM
After 17 years of study, federal officials reportedly are clearing away the final obstacles to plans to expand Port Everglades.
If resolved, engineers can begin moving next year toward dredging the port’s waterways to 50 feet, which would...
| Oct 19, 2013
The federal government is back in business, but local university researchers -- whose work depends on federal funding, federal data or federal partners -- are still assessing the damage wrought by the 16-day partial shutdown.
Grant applications were...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 6:35 PM
Tension has been mounting in south central Alaska among commercial fishermen and charter operators concerned about new rules in a proposed plan by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to implement a halibut catch share plan.
| Jul 22, 2013
| 3:36 PM
Shell Oil plans to conduct sonar work in the Chukchi Sea this year, inspecting seafloor sites where it might build pipelines to offshore oil wells if its exploration plans for the Arctic ultimately bear fruit.
The geophysical survey work, considered...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 6:25 PM
The Anchorage Economic Development Corporation released two reports on Friday outlining good news for unemployment and consumer optimism index in Anchorage.
"Anchorage consumers are the most optimistic they have been in quite some time," Bill Popp, AEDC...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 3:30 AM
There's new help on the way for what used to be the Chesapeake Bay's most important fish, though how much good it will do remains to be seen.
The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council has enacted a first-ever cap on how many American shad and...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 7:18 AM
A federal agency has rejected a petition seeking to list 44 cold-water corals off Alaska as threatened or endangered.
An environmental group says the corals are threatened by commercial fishing, ocean warming, acidification and oil spills.