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States Reach Oil Spill Settlement With BP

BP and five states announced a settlement Thursday that resolves years of fighting over the environmental and economic damage done by the energy giant’s oil spill in 2010.

07/02/2015

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Mexico Announces Underwater Gas Pipeline To Texas

The Mexican government has announced plans for nearly $10 billion worth of electricity and natural gas infrastructure projects, including a gas pipeline under the Gulf of Mexico from Texas.

06/23/2015

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North Texas Prepares For Tropical Storm Bill

Tropical Storm Bill is churning in the Gulf of Mexico, and is expected to reach shore on Tuesday around Matagorda with wind speeds reaching as high as 60 mph.

06/16/2015

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Possible Tropical Development

There is a Tropical Troublemaker trying to organize in the Gulf of Mexico. The hurricane hunters are investigating to see if there is a more defined low level circulation.

06/15/2015

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Texas Faces Drought Danger Amid Population Boom

Amid record-shattering rainfalls and flooding, it’s hard for Texans to think of something like a drought. The fact, however, remains: It will be a problem in the near future. Planners speculate that with Texas’ booming population, preparation for a drought it something we should be taking more action on.

06/14/2015

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Deadline Approaches For Oil Spill Claims

With a midnight Monday deadline approaching to file claims under a 2012 settlement over the BP Gulf of Mexico oil spill, the claims administrator said he expected a last-minute rush of filers.

06/08/2015

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BP Getting Credit For Gulf Tourism Boom

Fallout from the oil spill that left Gulf Coast beaches smeared with gooey tar balls in 2010 is being credited, oddly, with something that no one imagined back then.

05/25/2015

A woman tests the waves on the beach on the first day it was reopened to the public after being closed due to the oil spill July 25, 2010 in Grand Isle, Louisiana. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

U.S. Says Gulf Oil Spill Could Last 100 Years

A decade-old oil leak where an offshore platform toppled during a hurricane could continue spilling crude into the Gulf of Mexico for a century or more if left unchecked.

05/15/2015

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Best Up-And-Coming Travel Destinations Of 2015

Travelers looking to visit someplace new should consider these five up-and-coming American travel destinations in 2015.

12/10/2014

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Study: Mislabeled Shrimp Being Sold At Restaurants, Grocers

Ever thought that big, pink Gulf coast shrimp you ordered at the restaurant or bought from the store didn’t taste juicy or salty enough?
Maybe it wasn’t from the Gulf.

10/30/2014

Passengers wait to board buses after an aborted American Airlines flight to Buenos Aires lands safely at DFW early Monday.  (Photo Credit: James Pultz)

Back-To-Back Emergency Landings At DFW Airport

American Airlines reported back-to-back emergency landings at DFW International Airport early Monday as flights to Buenos Aires and Fresno were forced to return because of mechanical problems.

09/22/2014

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Halliburton Reaches $1.1B Gulf Oil Spill Settlement

Halliburton says it has agreed to pay $1.1 billion to settle a substantial portion of plaintiff claims arising from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

09/02/2014

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