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Environmental Damage

Will Dan Rather Bring National Attention to the Environmental Damage of Pot Fields?

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted 10.30.2013 | Green
Lorraine Devon Wilke

Beyond legalization, what any flyover, any conversation, is obligated to include is the industry's impact on the environment -- inclusive of animal, vegetable and mineral -- which is profound and growing.

New Environmental Concern Over Port Expansion

Sun Sentinel | David Fleshler | Posted 10.17.2013 | Miami

An expansion plan that Port Everglades calls essential for handling the bigger cargo ships plying the world's trade routes would cause far more enviro...

Chevron Says These People Don't Matter

Lou Dematteis | Posted 06.12.2012 | World
Lou Dematteis

I first traveled to the Ecuadoran Amazon in 1993 and witnessed first hand the contamination and environmental damage caused by Chevron.

PHOTOS: High Western Winds Cause Damage

Posted 12.01.2011 | Green

High winds flipped over trees and trucks and knocked out power to more than 300,000 California customers before moving inland Thursday, closing some s...

Rocky Flats Dam Removal Put On Hold

KDVR | Jon Bowman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER - The Environmental Assessment and Public Input process has ended and the plan to remove five dams at the site of the former weapons plant know...

Carl Barbier, New Orleans Judge, Gets Most Of BP Oil Spill Lawsuits

AP | By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP)-- A federal judge in New Orleans was picked Tuesday to preside over more than 300 lawsuits filed against BP PLC and other companies o...

Obama On Oil Spill: U.S. Will 'Bounce Back'

AP | By TOM RAUM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama sought to reassure Americans on Monday that the Gulf Coast would "bounce back" from the worst oil spill in t...

The Flow from Michael Steele Never Stops

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

As the residue of Steele's remarks starts washing up on beaches nationwide, some top Republicans have suggested hemming Steele in from now until Election Day with miles of sound-absorbent boom.

Boehner's "Ant," GOP's Common Touch

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

The question is: Could John Boehner and Joe Barton really be undercover Democrats?

Tony Hayward, Leaving in Style

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Rick Horowitz

There is the flapping tongue, ladies and gentlemen. And then there is the subtle beauty of the upraised middle finger.

BP Files Patent to Produce Oil From Seawater

Bill Allen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Bill Allen

Industry analysts now speculate that the so-called oil "spill" has actually been the first full field-test of the new BP process that could revolutionize deep-water drilling.

Gulf Coast Disaster: From Bad to Verse

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Rick Horowitz

When drilling deep in search of oil, you need an iron will. But even more essential is some way to stop a spill.

BP Trustworthy? It's Laughworthy!

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Rick Horowitz

"We're trying to be absolutely as transparent as we can." ~ Doug Suttles, BP's chief operating officer, to Meredith Vieira "It may be down to how y...

Louisiana Oil Spill: About 18,000 Gallons Of Crude Spill In Delta National Wildlife Refuge

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS — Authorities say a pipeline has spilled 18,000 gallons of crude oil into a canal in a wildlife refuge about 60 miles southeast of N...

Hurricane Ike Ravaged The Environment: Investigation

AP | DINA CAPPIELLO, FRANK BASS and CAIN BURDEAU | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — Hurricane Ike's winds and massive waves destroyed oil platforms, tossed storage tanks and punctured pipelines. The environmental da...