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Sharing Arctic Assets - How Strategic Cooperation Can Answer US Icebreaking Needs

Tero Vauraste | Posted 08.03.2016 | Politics
Tero Vauraste

The US is currently contemplating the acquisition of replacement heavy icebreakers. The global fleet of about 110 icebreakers is aging rapidly, and other Western nations with icebreaking needs such as Canada, Finland and Sweden have begun icebreaker renewal programs.

Shipping Fracking Wastes by Barge

Elizabeth Glass Geltman | Posted 03.04.2017 | Green
Elizabeth Glass Geltman

High volume hydraulic fracturing uses million and millions of gallons of water per well to extract natural gas from shale. During shale gas extraction, the water used is exposed to process chemicals plus metals and radon from the earth.

A 225-year Legacy of Service

Adm. Paul Zukunft | Posted 08.04.2016 | DC
Adm. Paul Zukunft

On this 225th birthday, as we celebrate all America's Coast Guard has accomplished, we remain rooted to our oath; an oath of selfless service, underwritten by the courage of our forbearers and worthy of the public trust.

Flight 1549 Responder Honored With Military Leadership Award

Barbara L. Patton | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Barbara L. Patton

When the call came in that a plane had just crashed on the Hudson River, Jessica Wolchak was taken aback but not surprised.