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This Is What's Floating Inside Barges Across Our Planet's Waters

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.26.2014 | Arts

Barges crawl across our oceans and rivers like dark, anonymous sea monsters, hiding their contents behind mammoth walls. From a distance, we can only ...

Gretna's Coal Train Resolution Too Tepid for Some Residents

Susan Buchanan | Posted 10.18.2014 | Green
Susan Buchanan

Coal trains are typically 100 to 125 cars long and uncovered. Dust blowing off them threatens human health and accumulates along tracks, causing derailments.

The Mystery Behind Google's Secret Barges May Be Solved

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.04.2013 | Technology

It's a bird! It's a plane! It's a...floating showroom? Google's mysterious barge in San Francisco Bay just became a bit less of a mystery. KPIX, a ...

Small Boat, Big City: Kayaking From Manhattan To The Statue of Liberty

Peter Mandel | Posted 08.26.2013 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Warm, and full of puffing sailboats, and washing-machine clean. I am having a hard time believing this is New York harbor -- and that I am kayaking it.

3 Injured In Fuel Barge Explosions

Posted 04.25.2013 | Green

Three people were seriously injured when two barges previously loaded with liquid natural gas exploded on the east side of the Mobile River in Alabama...

Farmers Call For Help Amid Drought: 'We Want The Real Bill'

Reuters | Sam Nelson and Charles Abbott | Posted 07.31.2012 | Business

CHICAGO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The severe drought in the U.S. Midwest wreaked more havoc across the country on Thursday, forcing barges on the Mississ...

'Great Lakes Warriors' Spotlights Dangers Of Tugboats

Posted 07.20.2012 | TV

While "Deadliest Catch" may have set the standard for watching men and women working on dangerous waterways, "Great Lakes Warriors" (Thu., 10 p.m. ET ...