The presidents of two energy lobbying groups recently lamented the shenanigans currently going on in the Louisiana Legislature in support of the coastal lawsuits.
Rerouting the Mississippi River could build new land—and save a retreating coast
This seafloor mound found during the mapping was created “from the interplay of basin subsidence and vertical migration of salt,” experts say.
ByKansas City Star
One of the rarest birds in North America is making a comeback.
A federal audit found an alarming number of oil and gas pipelines left abandoned.
When it comes to climate change impacts and energy production, all roads lead to Texas.
Fishermen argue the plan to replenish land could cost them their catch
ByWDSU New Orleans
On 20 April 2010, a kick and blowout in the Gulf of Mexico resulted in a series of explosions that killed 11 people and started an environmental disaster. Now, 11 years later, government and industry continue the drive to improve safety.
Ten orphaned oil and gas wells and an associated groundwater well at Padre Island National Seashore were recently plugged as part of Restore the Gulf, a program that uses Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill funding to clean up the Gulf of Mexico shoreline from South Texas to Eastern Florida.
Federal regulators have allowed the oil and gas industry to leave more than 97 percent of all decommissioned pipelines on the Gulf of Mexico seafloor since the 1960s, according to a report released today by the Government Accountability Office.
In his first week in office, President Joe Biden signed executive orders to eliminate many federal subsidies for fossil fuels starting next year and pause new oil and gas permits on federal lands.
Researchers conducted the first large-scale survey of the microbiota present in the seamount's ferromanganese crusts, describing bacteria and archaea involved in the nutrient cycle and formation of metals
SpaceX requested the permit modification so it can move ahead with the expansion and addition of pads for testing, orbital launches and landing; towers for loading payloads into rockets; and other requests.
Federal agencies are saying SpaceX’s plans to expand its Boca Chica facility will “adversely affect” the surrounding environment, documents show.
How Florida blew a chance to close Piney Point for good in favor of a risky plan to turn a profit at the abandoned phosphate plant.
ByTampa Bay Times
A former senior engineer on board a Transocean drillship in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico has filed a civil lawsuit alleging the offshore drilling contractor and its business partners put profits and production over safety by failing to disconnect from a deepwater well in time as a hurricane was bearing down on them last October.
The science has long been clear that our changing climate will lead to more flooding and hotter summer temperatures. But might climate change also lead to other, less expected extreme weather, including sudden hard freezes in places like Texas, with increasing frequency?
ByThe Daily News
Permitting to build and operate seawater desalination plants can take years to move through the process, from concept and technical study to public feedback and state approval.
BELLE CHASSE, La. – Hundreds of Plaquemines Parish residents don’t like the state’s plan to rebuild Louisiana’s coast and they’re worried about what they say the plan will destroy.
A temporary U.S. federal moratorium on new oil and natural gas leases has been in place since January as part of a Biden administration executive order to review new fossil fuel leasing and permitting practices, amid other climate change initiatives to reduce carbon emissions.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A coalition of conservation groups is suing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers over a massive flood-control project in the south Mississippi Delta they say was hastily approved in the final days of the Trump administration.
In the wake of the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act, President Biden’s administration has turned its sights from rescue to resilience in the newly announced American Jobs Plan that would invest $650 billion in rebuilding infrastructure nationwide.
Weeks after a SpaceX rocket launch, large debris is still being cleaned up.
Oil major BP has made an oil discovery at the Puma West prospect in the deepwater U.S. Gulf of Mexico.
TRINITY-EAST ISLAND, La. (AP) — Dredges, pumps and bulldozers are at work on Louisiana’s biggest barrier island restoration yet, a $167 million project using BP oil spill money.