A public clean energy program began delivering electricity to 6,000 customers this month, and a for-profit electric giant is fighting it tooth and nail.
NEW ORLEANS - What is happening in the Gulf is a "massive experiment" in how to poison an entire ecosystem, one scientist says.
CHALMETTE, La. - Sixty miles off the Gulf of Mexico, the shrimpers and the people who work for them worry and wait in a world of hurt.
"The Deepwater Horizon disaster underscores the need to be talking to Cuba about protecting our shared environment," the director of a U.S.-Cuba policy group says.
Oil could be gushing for at least three more months in the aftermath of last month's BP oil rig explosion.
Women who have spent their lives fighting oil company pollution and profiteering denounced Dick Cheney and the company he once headed for their role in the oil spill spreading across the Gulf of Mexico.
Three of five propositions on the June 8 California primary ballot are an assault on the voting rights of the people, and on their pocketbooks.
With an estimated 25,000 barrels of crude oil gushing each day from BP's Deepwater Horizon well in the Gulf of Mexico, an environmental group called for an immediate halt to offshore drilling.
The explosion on the Gulf of Mexico oil rig was the fourth oil industry accident in two weeks that has killed or seriously injured workers. "The industry is long overdue for a complete overhaul of its health and safety provisions," says one union official.
The president responds to "Drill, baby, drill" with his own drilling plan.