| Apr 22, 2010
Eleven workers missing from an offshore oil platform may not have escaped after a massive explosion, officials said Thursday.
Crews continued to search by air and water for those missing from the Deepwater Horizon, which burned for nearly a day before...
| Apr 22, 2010
Survivors of a thunderous blast aboard an oil platform off the Louisiana coast were being reunited with their families at a suburban New Orleans hotel early Thursday as the search for 11 missing workers continued.
About 100 workers had made it to a...
| Apr 27, 2010
| 10:57 AM
Friday evening, the United States Coast Guard suspended the search and rescue operation for the 11 men missing in the oil rig explosion.
The 11 missing crewmembers from the mobile offshore drilling unit Deepwater Horizon are still unaccounted for after...
| Dec 10, 2010
Thomas J. Ahrens, a Caltech geophysicist who pioneered the academic use of shock waves to study minerals under high temperatures and pressures such as those found at the center of the Earth, died Nov. 24 at his home in Pasadena. He was 74. The cause of...
| Jul 19, 2010
| 8:43 AM
President Obama on Monday is set to create a national stewardship policy for America's oceans and Great Lakes, including a type of zoning that could dramatically rebalance the way government regulates offshore drilling, fishing and other marine...
| Aug 17, 2010
The government said Monday it is toughening environmental reviews for all new deepwater oil drilling, ending an easy path to oil riches that allowed BP to drill its blown-out well in the Gulf of Mexico with little federal scrutiny.
The step is meant to...
| Feb 16, 2011
| 3:12 PM
It was a story that made headlines across the country: a pipeline burst in Calhoun County last July, spilling more than 800,000 gallons of oil into the Kalamazoo River basin. Now, an environmental watchdog group is calling on regulators to take a...
| Feb 22, 2011
| 4:07 PM
It was one of Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit's most famous inventions, in 1714. But after nearly 300 years on the market, the still-common mercury thermometer now appears headed for extinction.
While many Maryland residents probably still have them in their...
| Jan 6, 2011
| 4:28 AM
A presidential commission's conclusion on the
largest offshore oil spill in history that decisions meant to save
time and money created an unreasonable amount of risk won't be the
final word on the disaster.
But it already has the companies involved...
| Mar 7, 2011
| 9:40 PM
5 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Greg Jarrett
5:39 a.m. Greg Jarrett heads down to the Bourbon Street and check in with the folks at 'Snake & Jake's Christmas Club Lounge' as Fat Tuesday begins.
6:21 a.m. Greg speak with a Lincoln Park butcher, Otto Demke who owns...
| Mar 12, 2011
| 1:57 PM
Miles Hawthorne was pumping gas into the tank of his station wagon Wednesday afternoon at the Sheetz convenience store in Shepherdstown, W.Va.
The sign outside said a gallon of regular gas cost $3.69.9.
The pump at the 7-Eleven store on W.Va. 45 west of...