| Jun 22, 2012
| 12:00 PM
If you ask a smart, talented, prolific, highly opinionated and possibly overextended writer to create a series for you whenever he gets the chance, you might get a terrific television show. Or you might get "The Newsroom," which is what HBO got when it...
| 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...
| May 20, 2013
| 1:39 AM
Do you care about the survival of sea turtles? Dolphins? Do you ride horses, watch whales or fish for large-mouth bass? Did you serve as a paratrooper — or care for someone who did?
If so, you can tell the world — with your license tag....
| May 17, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Tesoro Corp. won federal and state clearance for its purchase of BP's Carson refinery, Arco stations and other assets for $2.4 billion, an acquisition that would further concentrate the state's fuel-making capacity into only two players — Tesoro and...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 2:09 PM
Sailing on his retired U.S. Coast Guard boat "Titan," Ryan Sewell has dealt with hurricanes, sinking ships and deadly fires. But after 10 years on the water, the dangers of the seas don't faze him.
For Sewell, who owns the Fort Lauderdale-based Downrite...
| 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...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 5:46 PM
Just when we all were getting over the irony of a team named the “Saints” getting stung in that tawdry NFL bounty scandal, the transplanted New Orleans Hornets of the NBA have announced they will change their nickname to the “Pelicans.&...
| Jun 9, 2011
By Michael Peltier, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Federal officials overseeing a Shell Oil request to drill in deep water in the Gulf of Mexico are relying on false assumptions and accepting inadequate safety standards to prevent a...
| Jun 20, 2011
Last year, on a cold winter morning, thousands of people headed out for Hands Across the Sand, an event to speak out against oil drilling off Florida's shores. Dave Rauschkolb, owner of Bud & Alley's restaurant in the Panhandle community of Seaside,...
| Jun 17, 2011
Federal and state regulators on Friday sued an oil company they say was responsible for numerous spills into onshore waterways over five years in Santa Barbara County. The suit against Greka Oil and Gas. Inc was filed by the U.S.......
| Jun 29, 2011
The number of times the nation’s beaches were closed because of polluted water jumped last year to its second-highest level in 20 years, in part because of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill and heavy rains that washed toxic metals,......