| Feb 1, 2015
| 4:15 AM
Gassing up the car made my day.
It cost less than $28 to fill up the Lexus on Friday.
In June, I paid more than $55 to fill the tank.
With worldwide crude oil prices still tumbling, South Florida will see gasoline prices dip below $2 this month,...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 9:59 AM
Just days ago, the Obama administration wisely chose to protect the most pristine and sensitive tundra in Alaska from oil exploration. It has similarly maintained a ban on drilling off the West Coast. And that pipeline from Canada to Texas? The Keystone...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 5:48 PM
The Obama administration proposes to allow oil and gas drilling off the Atlantic coast for the first time in over 30 years, drawing fire from environmentalists and many East Coast lawmakers about the potential for spills that could harm the Chesapeake Bay...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 6:27 AM
The guests and topics in local public-affairs programming this weekend:
Bob Graham, the former Florida governor and U.S. senator, talks to "Metro Center Outlook" at 9 a.m. Sunday on WUCF-Channel 24. Diane Trees hosts. Graham discusses offshore oil...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 3:56 PM
Environmental researchers and BP attorneys sparred Wednesday over the potential effects of the 2010 Gulf oil spill in a trial aimed at determining whether the oil giant should be made to pay some $13.7 billion in Clean Water Act penalties.
| Jan 20, 2015
| 5:41 PM
The slowly unwinding Deepwater Horizon oil spill trial began its final phase Tuesday as a judge in New Orleans considers the record fine that oil giant BP must pay for the well blowout five years ago that killed 11 men and spawned the worst...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 3:00 PM
A federal judge determined Thursday that more oil than BP estimated spilled into the Gulf of Mexico after a rig explosion in 2010, a decision that could potentially cost the London-based oil giant more than $13 billion.
U.S. District Judge Carl...
| Jan 4, 2015
| 4:25 PM
It will be about as exciting as watching grass grow.
But to help protect marine life against oil spills, two Nova Southeastern University researchers plan to monitor corals for 96 hours straight to see how they react to oil.
The information will be...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 1:59 PM
For almost a year, we've been chronicling BP's efforts to undercut a damage settlement deal its own lawyers helped craft for victims of its record-setting 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico.
So it's proper to note that on...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Four years after BP's Deepwater Horizon rig in the Gulf of Mexico exploded, killing 11 workers and spilling more than 200 million gallons of crude, pressure appears to be building for more offshore drilling for oil and natural gas.
In July, over the...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 2:41 PM
A fund established by the British oil company BP after the catastrophic 2010 spill in the Gulf of Mexico has awarded Nova Southeastern University $8.5 million for research projects.
A team led by the university's highly regarded Oceanographic Center...