| Mar 24, 2011
| 5:24 PM
How did Japanese workers at the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant jury-rig fire hoses to cool damaged reactors? Is contaminated water from waste pools overflowing into the Pacific Ocean? Exactly who is the national incident commander?
The answers to these...
| Mar 27, 2011
Ask most music bookers in Los Angeles the bare minimum needed for a band to play, and they'll say simply a willing venue — whether that be the Troubadour or the downtown upstart known as the Smell or someone's dumpy rental. Ask Cameron Rath, who...
| Apr 14, 2011
Residents in Grand Isle say they're barely making ends meet after the oil spill left them dry. WGNO's Vanessa Bolano takes us there as cleanup crews try and restore the spirit of the island.
76-year-old Sarah Rigaud has owned Sarah's Restaurant on...
| Apr 17, 2011
| 6:39 PM
The Gulf of Mexico is deep blue again. On the Alabama coast, children run on crowded beaches and splash in the surf. In fishing villages, shrimpers whitewash boat decks in preparation for another season.
But a year after BP's Deepwater Horizon disaster,...
| Apr 19, 2011
| 5:48 PM
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is the nation's lead science agency in handling oil spills. On the one-year anniversary of the BP oil spill, NOAA Administrator Jane Lubchenco talked to Orlando Sentinel columnist Mike Thomas about the...
| Apr 20, 2011
| 8:42 AM
MORNING NEWS POLL: Do you think seafood from the Gulf is now safer to eat, one year after the BP Oil Spill
MIDDAY NEWS POLL: Do you think seafood from the Gulf is now safer to eat, one year after the BP Oil Spillbr> Yes: 21%
| Apr 20, 2011
| 12:40 PM
Friday marks the 41st anniversary of Earth Day and provides the customary opportunity to take stock of the environmental movement in this country. Unfortunately, for all the talk of the greening of America, it's been a pretty rotten 12 months for the...
| Apr 20, 2011
In Houma oyster harvesters with Motivatit Seafood say the freshwater diversions to keep oil away killed half of their oysters and WGNO's Vanessa Bolano tells us the fear of uncertainty is even worse.
It's a beautiful day on the oyster beds. At first...
| Apr 21, 2011
| 4:21 PM
It's kind of scary. Current time now reads 4:51 a.m. and I've been up since 4 a.m. to write my column and pack for yet another trip, having returned Tuesday night from my second trip this year to Sayulita, Mexico, and Canada the week before.
| Apr 23, 2011
| 5:44 PM
President Barack Obama told Americans on Saturday there is no "magic bullet" to bring down high gasoline prices and said he wants to end what he called $4 billion in taxpayer subsidies to oil and gas companies.
Obama is feeling the heat from gasoline...
| Apr 25, 2011
| 1:07 PM
Prices at the pump are rising, and Americans are none too happy about it. Small wonder that President Obama's approval ratings have fallen like a sack of hammers in recent weeks: Nothing annoys voters quite like a $75 fill-up at their local service...