Florida to buy Everglades land to prevent family from drilling for oil
January 17, 2020, 11:53 a.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
The Kanter family's plans to drill for oil in the Everglades had raised concerns.
Drilling in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is one step closer to reality
September 16, 2019, 12:55 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
The plan to drill in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is hotly contested between oil companies, Alaskans and conservation groups.
Why is a spill that started in 2004 still leaking oil in the Gulf of Mexico?
June 27, 2019, 2:25 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
The oil leak may be releasing thousands of gallons per day, but after 14 years, it is finally at least partly contained.
Administration hits the brakes on proposal to expand offshore drilling in Atlantic
April 25, 2019, 3:04 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
The Department of the Interior says it's waiting to let a recent ruling that bans similar drilling in the Arctic.
Norway won't drill in Arctic archipelago for billions of barrels of oil
April 10, 2019, 2:24 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
The decision, which has been praised by environmentalists, is a major blow to the country's large oil industry.
Belize barrier reef removed from UNESCO’s sites in danger list
June 27, 2018, 9:04 a.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
Belize is home to the longest barrier reef in the Western Hemisphere.
Standing Rock protesters celebrate as pipeline is halted
December 5, 2016, 12:15 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Activists relish the victory, but many of them still aren't leaving.
In oil-producing countries, low oil prices can be a boost to renewable energy
February 16, 2016, 1:37 p.m. by Sami Grover
Do the math: If you're making less money on exports, you need to export more and use less oil close to home.