March 14, 2013 -
When Uranium Energy Corp. sought permission to launch a large-scale mining project in Goliad County, Texas, it seemed the EPA would stand in the way -- until a powerful Democratic lobbyist and fundraiser intervened.
November 29, 2012 -
The government's decision to at least temporarily ban BP from federal contracts is a result of not just the Deepwater Horizon explosion and spill, but years of safety problems at the oil giant.
September 24, 2012 -
As the boom in oil and gas drilling sends a surge of waste into underground injection wells, safeguards for disposing of these materials are sometimes being ignored or circumvented.
May 1, 2012 -
Despite the million-dollar ad campaigns and the political rhetoric about the Gulf returning to normal, many -- especially in the fishing community -- are facing a new reality and fear their lives will never be the same.
April 25, 2012 -
The U.S. Department of Justice alleges that a BP engineer deleted messages he sent to company executives suggesting the amount of oil gushing from the Deepwater Horizon site was much greater than they were telling the public.