State health officials have raised mercury concerns in advising some people not to eat or to limit consumption of certain fish caught off the Texas coast.
Texas could become the first Gulf Coast state to enact a ban, which protects shark species. Tens of millions of sharks are killed each year to supply the wasteful demand for shark fin soup.
The Gulf coast appears healthy three years after the nation’s worst oil spill, but scientists and environmentalists are worried that problems may lurk below the surface.
A judge approved an agreement for BP to plead guilty and pay a record $4 billion in criminal penalties for the company’s role in the 2010 oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico.
Businesses and individuals who claim BP’s oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico cost them money have been paid more than $1 billion through the company’s class action settlement.
A settlement between the Justice Department and Transocean will pump dollars into projects designed to help the Gulf Coast recover from the nation’s largest offshore oil spill.
Actress Daryl Hannah was arrested in Texas on Thursday, along with a 78-year-old landowner, as the pair protested an oil pipeline designed to bring crude to the Gulf Coast.
Isaac has weakened to a tropical depression after drenching southeast Louisiana, causing floods. a tropical depression has top sustained winds of less then 39 mph.
A Dallas company is helping eliminate the problems of human waste after Hurricane Isaac.
Louisiana officials said Wednesday they may have to intentionally breach a levee in a flooded area as Hurricane Isaac made a slow, drenching slog inland before weakening to a tropical storm and a dusk-to-dawn curfew was declared in New Orleans.
Hurricane Isaac pushed water over a rural levee, knocked out power and flooded beach-front roads before dawn in Louisiana and Mississippi as it began a slow, drenching slog inland.
Isaac became a hurricane Tuesday that could flood the coasts of four states with storm surge and heavy rains on its way to New Orleans, where residents hunkered down behind fortified levees.
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