Investigators believe a massive cargo ship dragging anchor in rough seas caught an underwater oil pipeline and pulled it across the seafloor, months before a leak from the line fouled the Southern California coastline.
People, fish and other critters don't want an oil spill to happen on the North Platte River, and energy companies, environmental agencies and first responders don't want to see one, either.
So last Wednesday, the Environmental Protection Agency, Spectra Energy and more than 20 different crews from fire police and other departments participated in a drill to test their responses, EPA spokesman John
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — BP and a team of attorneys are urging a federal judge to give final approval to a proposed class-action settlement of economic damage claims after the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier is hearing arguments Thursday from lawyers who negotiated the deal and attorneys who object to it