- Tulane researchers to study oil's effects on Gulf of Mexico Updated: Nov-30-15 7:34 am
NEW ORLEANS - Tulane University researchers have been awarded $4 million to study oil's effects on the Gulf of Mexico.
- Manslaughter charges filed in deadly 2012 platform blast Updated: Nov-19-15 5:54 pm
NEW ORLEANS - A federal grand jury indicted two companies on involuntary manslaughter charges and three people face charges in a deadly 2012 explosion on an oil production platform in the Gulf of Mexico, the Justice Department said Thursday.
- US, Cuba sign first environmental accord since thaw Updated: Nov-18-15 1:16 pm
HAVANA - The United States and Cuba signed an agreement Wednesday to join forces and protect the vast array of fish and corals they share as countries separated by just 90 miles (140 kilometers), the first environmental accord since announcing plans to renew diplomatic relations.
- Gulfport aquarium design team moving forward with plans Updated: Nov-18-15 10:28 am
GULFPORT, Mississippi - The team hired to design a waterfront aquarium are in Gulfport this week to discuss plans.
- Tanker tows disabled boat 300 miles through Gulf of Mexico Updated: Nov-12-15 8:08 am
GALVESTON, Texas - A tanker has towed a disabled pleasure boat about 300 miles through the Gulf of Mexico to help the smaller craft safely return to Texas.
- The Latest: Ex-BP engineer's attorney blasts prosecutors Updated: Nov-06-15 1:08 pm
NEW ORLEANS - The latest on the case of a former BP engineer who was accused of deleting text messages after the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill (all times local):
- USDA invests $30M to improve Mississippi River Basin Updated: Nov-04-15 6:27 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service will invest $30 million in 33 new projects and 40 existing ones to improve the Mississippi River Basin's water quality.
- Study: Reproduction of dolphins hurt by BP oil spill Updated: Nov-04-15 1:39 am
NEW ORLEANS - Dolphins living in a Louisiana bay polluted by BP's massive 2010 offshore oil spill have had a very difficult time giving birth long after their bay was covered in slicks, a new study shows.