Commercial Fishing For Large Coastal Sharks Opens Jan. 1Commercial fishing for non-sandbar large coastal sharks will open in Louisiana waters at 12:01 a.m. January 1. Federal waters will also open in the Gulf of Mexico.
Dolphin Reproduction Hurt By BP Oil SpillDolphins living in a bay polluted by BP's 2010 oil spill have had a very difficult time giving birth.
States Finalize BP Gulf Oil Spill SettlementThe Justice Department and five states have finalized a settlement arising from the 2010 oil spill.
5 Best Beach Towns In TexasA visit to the Texas Coast is a great way to stay cool over the summer.
States Reach Oil Spill Settlement With BPBP 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.
Mexico Announces Underwater Gas Pipeline To TexasThe 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.
North Texas Prepares For Tropical Storm BillTropical 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.
Possible Tropical DevelopmentThere 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.
Texas Faces Drought Danger Amid Population BoomAmid 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.
Deadline Approaches For Oil Spill ClaimsWith 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.
BP Getting Credit For Gulf Tourism BoomFallout 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.
U.S. Says Gulf Oil Spill Could Last 100 YearsA 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.