BP Oil Disaster

US beachgoers may have killed hundreds of protected birds

<b>Alabama beachgoers may have killed hundreds of protected birds after playing volleyball on an island where the species lay eggs, experts say.</b><p>The Birmingham Audubon conservation group found tampered eggs as well as discarded volleyball posts and netting near the birds' nests after 4 July.<p>The group …

Birds

Burris Farm Market, popular roadside attraction for beach bound motorists, closing Sunday

A popular roadside farmer's market in Loxley, one of the first landmark businesses that motorists headed to Alabama's beaches encounter as they drive …

U.S. Federal Courts

Ferry project waves goodbye to $4.7 million federal grant

TAMPA - If the long-awaited commuter ferry service between south Hillsborough County and MacDill Air Force Base ever happens, it will likely be …

Jeb Bush

Offshore drilling should also be taboo on Atlantic coastline: letter

CLOSE<p>Eastern Shore of Virginia residents gather at Willis Wharf, Va., home of several aquaculture businesses, on Saturday, May 20, 2017 to protest …

Oil & Gas Industry

40 Under 40 2018 | Matt Dornic

The owner of his own PR agency when he was just in his late 20s, Matt Dornic has handled product launches for more than 30 tech companies, launched a …

News Industry

For Rick Scott, a gusher of oil, gas and energy campaign money

America's oil and gas industry is making a serious investment in Gov. Rick Scott's U.S. Senate campaign.<p>Scott's midyear campaign report shows at …

Oil & Gas Industry

Florida researchers team to map Florida coast

The USF College of Marine Science is teaming up with the Florida Institute of Oceanography to map the entire Florida coast, as well as gather data on …

Florida

'Fabulous' boat launch set for Des Allemands after state gives $1.8 million for project

People who have spent years asking for a quality boat launch on the St. Charles Parish side of Des Allemands apparently will get their wish, as Gov. …

Mississippi River

50 years later, the brown pelican is back

In the 1960s, Louisiana had lost its state bird to the effects of DDT, a now-banned pesticide.<p>In 1919, the state estimated the birds' population at …

Birds

Florida awards grants from Gulf oil spill settlement

A state-created panel is beginning to award millions that Florida received for damages related to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of …

Florida

Florida Receiving Millions In Grants Related To Deep Water Horizon Spill

5 days ago<p>A Florida panel is awarding millions of dollars to the state that it received for damages related to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill …

Deepwater Horizon

Bay area filmmaker addresses protecting coastlines

<b>REDINGTON BEACH, Fla.--</b> A Bay area Filmmaker is using her talents and imagination to send a message about the importance of protecting our coastlines.<p>…

Oil Spills

Deepwater Horizon oil spill: Oil biodegradation inhibited in deep-sea sediments

Degradation rates of oil were slower in the dark and cold waters of the depths of the Gulf of Mexico than at surface conditions, according to an …

Oil & Gas Industry

Oil biodegradation inhibited in deep-sea sediments

Degradation rates of oil were slower in the dark and cold waters of the depths of the Gulf of Mexico than at surface conditions, according to an …

Biodegradation

New Orleans | No Passport Required PBS Food

Premiered July 17<p>New Orleans is known for being one of the most vibrant food cities in America, thanks in part to the Vietnamese community’s culinary …

New Orleans

23 projects in line for $60M in recreational improvements from BP oil spill settlement

Nearly a decade after the Deepwater Horizon disaster gushed more than 200 million gallons of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico, Louisiana is …

Baton Rouge

THE TRUTH HAS CHANGED By Josh Fox Will Play the Town Hall

The Truth Has Changed, a new theater work performed by Emmy winner and Oscar and Drama Desk Award-nominated filmmaker, playwright, and activist Josh …

Steve Bannon

BP Oil Spill Named Chief Of The EPA

July 6, 2018 by Andrew Hall<p>Scott Pruitt resigned as head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) due to his many scandals. Wanting to start with …

Donald Trump

Plaquemines wants sediment diversion damages guaranteed, asks for arbitration | NOLA.com

Letter response to soil borings demand<p>Money better spent on dredge-built wetlands, Cormier says<p>Congress bypassed Marine Mammal Protection …

Oil Spills

Disastrous BP Oil Spill 'Flattened' Microbe Biodiversity in Gulf

Last week, President Donald Trump signed an executive order striking a conservation-minded oceans policy that former President Barack Obama signed in …

Oil Spills

‘The BP Oil Spill on Land’: Erin Brockovich on LA’s Gas Leak

On October 23, employees at the Southern California Gas Company’s Aliso Canyon facility, located in the upscale L.A. exurb of Porter Ranch, …

Environment

Watch Mark Wahlberg Fight Through the ‘Deepwater Horizon’ Disaster

Mark Wahlberg strives to survive the disaster that sparked the devastating 2010 BP oil spill in the new trailer for <i>Deepwater Horizon</i>.<p>The film focuses …

Deepwater Horizon

Trump is the face of the next oil spill

<i>This is an opinion cartoon and commentary.</i><p>It got lost in the noise at the border last week, but the president dumped Obama's oil spill prevention …

Birmingham, AL

Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration for Failing to Protect Gulf of Mexico Wildlife from Offshore Drilling

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Oil & Gas Industry

Trump just erased an Obama-era policy to protect the oceans

President Trump on Wednesday ended an eight-year-old policy to protect oceans, which was created as hundreds of millions of gallons of oil spilled into the Gulf of Mexico from a broken well, covering more than 65,000 square miles, killing untold numbers of wildlife and devastating fisheries in …

Business

Bill Nelson’s new digital ad takes aim at ‘Oil Slick Rick’

You've already met "Negative Nelson" in Florida's U.S. Senate race in an ad Gov. Rick Scott launched a couple of days ago.<p>Now, meet "Oil Slick …

Florida

Trump revokes Obama's response to BP oil spill

President Trump on Tuesday formally revoked an order that former President Barack Obama issued after the massive BP oil spill eight years ago, an …

Oil Spills

Eater Has a New Show on PBS — And New Orleans Is Part of It

<i>No Passport Required</i>, Eater’s new show on PBS, brings Chef Marcus Samuelsson to New Orleans in the second episode (July 17).<p>In the New Orleans episode, Samuelsson talks with multiple generations of Vietnamese chefs about “about their culinary contributions to the city, and how these food traditions …

New Orleans

Daily Headlines: June 20

<b>OPINION</b> <br>Ted Cruz's border bill to end family separations makes sense <br>By Washington Examiner<p><b>ENERGY</b><br>Trump revokes Obama's response to BP oil spill <br>By …

Ted Cruz

Africa town Connection Blueway kayak trail plan announced

The next canoe and kayak trail offering access to the Mobile-Tensaw Delta will begin in Africatown with a launch facility and park to be built under …

National Parks