Coast Guard: Vessel Spills Oil Into Seattle's Lake UnionCoast Guard officials say crews are working to clean up after a vessel spilled an estimated 50 gallons of oil into Seattle's Lake Union.
Vessel Spills Oil Into Lake UnionU.S. Coast Guard officials said they and the state Department of Ecology responded to the scene Tuesday morning after a fuel tank crack caused a 90-foot vessel's bilge to fill and discharge the diesel oil.
5 Years On, Empty Graves, Full Hearts For Gulf SurvivorsIn the five years since the Deepwater Horizon exploded and sank off the coast of Louisiana, the Gulf has shown remarkable resilience. So, too, have the families of the 11 men who died in the disaster. But the shockwaves of April 20, 2010, continue to send out ripples across the gulf of time.
New Rules Proposed As 5-Year Anniversary Of Oil Spill NearsAlmost five years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the Obama administration has proposed new regulations aimed at strengthening oversight of offshore oil drilling equipment and ensuring that out-of-control wells can be sealed in an emergency.
Prospects Minimal To Recover More Oil From Yellowstone SpillState and federal regulators say the response to a 30,000-gallon oil spill into Montana's Yellowstone River is shifting from emergency crude recovery to long-term monitoring and remediation.
Exxon Finishes $1.3 Million In Work From 2011 Montana SpillExxon Mobil Corp. has completed $1.3 million in environmental projects as part of its settlement of water pollution violations from a 2011 pipeline break into Montana's Yellowstone River.
Washington State Spill Covers 50 Birds In Used Motor OilThere's no estimate yet of the cleanup costs
BP To Sell Part Of Its Gulf Of Mexico Stake To ChevronBP is selling part of its stake in an emerging oil-producing region in the Gulf of Mexico to Chevron, and the two companies, along with Conoco Phillips, will work to develop the fields together.
Oil Train Derails In Seattle Burlington Northern Santa Fe says none of the oil spilled, no one injured
BP To Pay Alaska $255M For Lost Oil ProductionA subsidiary of London-based BP PLC has been ordered to pay the state of Alaska $255 million for royalties the state lost because of production shutdowns after two North Slope oil spills in 2006 and a subsequent pipeline replacement project.
Opinion: Another Hurricane Reminds Us Of The Need For An Effective AdministrationThe 2012 presidential campaign between President Obama and Mitt Romney will be book-ended by hurricanes.
Opinion: Romney: Pay Attention To What I Say, Not What I DoIn an effort to distract voters from his tax records, W. Mitt Romney launched a four pronged push back yesterday. Romney's problem: each move revealed more about the problems with his floundering campaign.