Watch the Advent of Deep Sea Mining Unfold With this Big Data Tool
The deep ocean seabed hosts delicate ecosystems that have barely been explored. Now, mining companies want to run 300-ton bulk cutters over them.
Federal Judge Approves $20B Gulf Spill Settlement — And BP Can Write Off a Lot of It
Ninety-nine percent of public comment submitted to the US Department of Justice about the proposed settlement complained that BP would simply treat the penalty as a cost of doing business.
Alabama Taps BP Spill Funds for Another Upscale Beach Project
The state's auditor says the administration of embattled Gov. Robert Bentley is being "funny" about funds awarded to Alabama after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster.
Alabama's Governor Uses Oil Spill Funds to Renovate Coastal Mansion
The state's auditor calls the expenditure "inappropriate" and says there are plenty of other needs that could have been addressed with funds granted to the state following the 2010 BP oil spill.