Fracking operations dump 76 billion gallons of chemical-laced water into the Gulf each year. The post While No One Was Looking, The Obama Administration Approved Fracking In The Gulf Of Mexico appeared first on ThinkProgress.
On June 24, the independent news website TruthOut broke a doozy of a story: the Obama Administration has secretly approved over 1,500 instances of offshore hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) in the Gulf of Mexico, including during the...Show More Summary
At least two offshore oil platforms halted operations on Tuesday in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico after a fire at a natural gas processing plant in Mississippi shut a
CALGARY, Alberta/HOUSTON (Reuters) - At least two offshore oil platforms halted operations on Tuesday in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico after a fire at a natural gas processing plant in Mississippi shut a crucial pipeline that brings output onshore, several companies said.
The Coast Guard on Saturday called off its search for the family that went missing during a sailing trip in the Gulf of Mexico nearly a week ago. Ace Kimberly and his 17-year-old daughter Rebecca, who also went by Becky, along with his two sons, 15-year-old Donny and 13-year-old Roger, set off to Fort Myers... Show More Summary
If you live anywhere near the Gulf of Mexico, earlier this month, while you were sipping your coffee or surfing the web, a plane was zooming 30,000 feet overhead, simulating weightlessness while a 3D bioprinter spit out heart and vascular structures created with human stem cells. Show More Summary
The body of Rebecca Kimberly, 17, has been found off the coast of Florida. Rebecca, her two teen brothers, and father vanished while sailing on the Gulf of Mexico on Sunday. The family reportedly ran into a storm with 6-foot seas off the coast of Englewood. Show More Summary
U.S. Coast Guard searchers recovered one body Wednesday afternoon from a debris field believed to be part of a 29-foot sailboat off Florida's southwest coast, officials said during a news conference. A spokesman at the briefing declined to identify the body and said they would continue to search...
A missing Florida family on a sailboat venturing out on the Gulf of Mexico has disappeared. A father and his three teenage children left Sarasota at 7 a.m. on Sunday for Fort Myers to have repairs done on their boat. NBC News reports authorities came across several belongings on Wednesday believed to be those of... Show More Summary
After 17 years, restoration of the hull of La Belle, one of four ships that carried French explorer René-Robert de La Salle and 300 would-be colonists on his mission to the Gulf of Mexico, is finally complete. La Belle was a 54-foot frigate that could navigate open ocean but was had a shallow enough draft [...]
As if sharks, stingrays, and jellyfish weren't enough to worry about, beachgoers along the Gulf of Mexico may have another fear to ponder: alligators in the water. People in Texas have made multiple reports this year of alligators hanging out in the sand and saltwater along the Gulf of Mexico. Show More Summary
A tropical depression over the Gulf of Mexico was expected to strengthen to a tropical storm before coming ashore in southeastern Mexico on Monday and bringing
(Reuters) - A tropical depression formed over the southwestern Gulf of Mexico on Sunday and was expected to develop into a tropical storm within 24 hours or less before moving over eastern Mexico and the city of Veracruz on Monday.
noaasanctuaries: Happy cephalopod week from this octopus in Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary! The sanctuary protects three special ecosystems within the Gulf of Mexico, which harbor an incredible array of marine life. And...Show More Summary
The Gulf of Mexico teems with biodiversity and contains some of the globe's most productive fisheries. Yet starting in the early 1970s, large swaths of the Gulf began to experience annual dead zones in the late summer and early fall....Show More Summary
MSC’s California Express service is now to feature a new port of call – Manzanillo in Mexico. The addition brings a significant customer benefit in transit time and reliability,
Orlando nightclub gunman Omar Mateen cursed and flippantly discussed the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in a clip from a documentary about the Deepwater Horizon disaster that emerged on Wednesday. Mateen was filmed secretly byShow More Summary
On April 20, 2010, the Deepwater Horizon mobile offshore drilling platform was destroyed as a result of a catastrophic blowout of the Macondo 252 well in the Gulf of Mexico.
TransCanada, owner of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline currently being contested in federal court and in front of a North American Free Trade Agreement ( NAFTA ) legal panel, has won a $2.1 billion joint venture bid with Sempra Energy...Show More Summary
Earlier this week, researchers from the University of Michigan and several other institutions released a report showing that the dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico will be back down to “average size” this year, after several years of being “above average” in size.