NRDC Annual Beach Report: Closing and advisory days reach second-highest level in decades
June 30, 2011, 1:32 p.m. by Switchboard Natural Resources Defense Council Staff Blog
Report awards four beaches "superstar" status and identifies top 10 "repeat offenders."
Kate Sheppard: Political journalist with an eye on the environment
June 3, 2011, 12:55 p.m. by Shea Gunther
Journalist Kate Sheppard covers the world of climate change, politics and energy for Mother Jones magazine.
Salazar shares his energy priorities with Congress
May 17, 2011, 2:12 p.m. by Andrew Schenkel
During an Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing, the secretary of the Interior outlines the Obama administration's energy wish list.
Gulf pelicans: Rescue to recovery
May 5, 2011, 11 a.m.
Video: It's been a little more than a year since the Gulf oil spill. Jeff Corwin visits the Breton Wildlife Center in Louisiana to see how some of the pelicans affected by the oil are faring after being treated and cleaned.
Kevin Costner promotes $50 million oil spill fleet
April 26, 2011, 2:52 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Actor says his oil separation technology coupled with special boats can effectively stop an oil slick from reaching shore.
Threats of high-risk drilling remain year after Gulf oil spill
April 22, 2011, 3:12 p.m. by Earth Justice
Ambitious, ill-prepared petroleum industry eyes the Gulf, the Arctic, the heartland.
Poor timing may doom offshore drilling plan in Southeast
April 22, 2011, 3:06 p.m. by Andrew Schenkel
North Carolina, Virginia and South Carolina may have something to gain when it comes to offshore drilling, but the events of 2010 remind us that they also have plenty to lose.
Company suspends fracking operations in Penn. after well explosion
April 21, 2011, 5:58 p.m. by Andrew Schenkel
Chesapeake Energy, which has one of the largest natural gas recovery operations in the country, halts all fracking in the state after a spill on the eve of the anniversary of the BP disaster.
Oil spill may stress out Gulf residents for decades
April 21, 2011, 1:59 p.m. by Livescience.com Inc.
The psychological aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon disaster appears to resemble that seen among Alaskan residents affected by the Exxon Valdez spill.
Deepwater Horizon anniversary
April 20, 2011, 9:55 a.m.
Video: On the 1-year anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal tells 'Today' that there's still work to be done.
Fishermen of a different kind take their Gulf fight to Congress
April 19, 2011, 1:37 p.m. by Switchboard Natural Resources Defense Council Staff Blog
Louisianans lobby Congress to take action on spill legislation.
A mysterious seismic wave washed over the planet, and now we think we know what it was
What to do with the remains of a beloved pet
8 surprising facts about hamsters
5 birds that could steal your toddler
Say hello to the Goliath birdeater spider
'Super mom' spotted on a Minnesota lake — with 56 ducklings in tow