| Jun 8, 2012
| 9:57 PM
Greenpeace plans on deploying two submarines to keep tabs on Royal Dutch Shell when the oil company starts drilling in the Arctic, which could begin as soon as next month.
The subs, a two-person and a one-person craft, are currently on board the...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 9:46 PM
For the first time since BP's massive oil spill the federal government sold oil and natural gas leases for the Gulf of Mexico.
Norway's Statoil submitted the highest bid for a lease about 70 miles southwest of the Macondo that spewed more than four...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 1:46 PM
Now it's Tropical Storm Chris again.
After briefly strengthening into the first hurricane of the 2012 Atlantic storm season on Thursday morning, the system already has weakened.
Not that it matters much to Florida - or any other land area for that...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 10:16 AM
The heaviest polar ice in more than a decade is clinging to the northern coast of Alaska and could postpone the commencement of offshore oil drilling in the Arctic until the beginning of August — a delay of up to two weeks, Shell Alaska officials...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 5:22 AM
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (KTLA) -- A new report finds that pollution along California shores is increasing, but there are still some spots that are in good shape, including Huntington Beach.
The findings are part of the Natural Resource Defense Council's...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 12:14 PM
The census bureau this week declared New Orleans the fastest growing city in America. The Crescent City outpaced some other fast growing metro areas from right next door in Texas.
That's interesting. A state that didn't receive any federal aid...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 2:12 PM
I don't know which is more upsetting at the moment: The fact that I live in the area of Baltimore reportedly hit hardest by the storm and still don't have power, or the self-serving tweets from @MyBGE telling me how much it "understands" my "frustration."...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 11:43 AM
Already "Beasts of the Southern Wild"is the most divisive film of 2012, which is a testament to its co-writer and director, Benh Zeitlin, making his feature film debut with a picture that killed at Sundance, won the Camera d'Or (best first film) at Cannes...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 10:18 AM
While the consumerism around July 4th is hard to avoid, planning barbecues, having friends over and watching fireworks give me pause to reflect on things that I appreciate about our country.
I spent the last week in senior-level emergency preparedness...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Whether for or against the TransCanada Keystone XL pipeline, everyone agrees that safety and responsibility are two key components to making this project a success for TransCanada and South Dakotans.
But a proposal by the South Dakota Senate...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 11:51 AM
TORONTO (AP) — President Barack Obama’s decision to temporarily block a pipeline from Alberta to Texas went over badly in Canada, but Canadian officials are hopeful it eventually will be approved. Meanwhile, Canada will push harder for a...