Tropical Storm Alex continues to get better organized over the Southwestern Gulf of Mexico and is poised to become the first hurricane of the 2010 Atlantic Hurricane Season.
As of the latest advisory at 1 pm CDT, Alex was located over 85 miles west northwest of Campeche, Mexico and or less than 535 miles southeast [...]
Gas prices have been drifting lower over the past few weeks, which is welcome news for drivers who are gearing up to hit the road for Memorial Day weekend.
The average price nationwide for a gallon of gas has dropped every day since peaking May 6, and was at $2.76 a gallon on Wednesday, according to [...]
While US President Barack Obama is putting every possible resource at the disposal of the state of Louisiana at present the main focus of the battle presently remains containment.
The British Petroleum (BP) which owns the oil rig should fast track its actions to contain the oil spill. The oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico [...]
The oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has some horrific consequences for some of the most fragile and innocent creatures among us. Dead sea turtles are washing ashore, as are dead jellyfish. In addition, oil is threatening an area of shallow water where some 5,000 dolphins are congregating for birthing season.
These animals [...]
Gov. Bobby Jindal of Louisiana declared a state of emergency Thursday afternoon, saying that the vast oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico “threatens the state’s natural resources.” Federal officials were concerned that the slick could reach the Mississippi River Delta marshes by Thursday evening.
The leak from the oil well, caused by an explosion [...]
As many as 12 workers are missing after an explosion and a fire aboard a Transocean Ltd. oil rig leased to BP Plc in the Gulf of Mexico, the U.S. Coast Guard said.
Helicopters, ships and an aeroplane searched the waters off Louisiana’s coast today for at least 11 workers missing after an explosion and [...]