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2 hrs ago | NOLA.com
For Brandon Iglesias, there wasn't a specific moment of revelation. Unlike some entrepreneurs, he didn't spot a glaring gap in an industry and move in to solve the problem.
7 hrs ago | War Is A Crime
In little-noticed news arising out of a recent Gulf of Mexico offshore oil and gas lease held by the U.S. Department of Interior's Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, the floodgates have opened for Gulf offshore hydraulic fracturing .
11 hrs ago | NOLA.com
The Data Center research group on Thursday issued its annual rundown of economic and population statistics in New Orleans for the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.
For those of us with a fondness for profanity, testing the bounds of cursing in the workplace can feel at once satisfying - and fucking terrifying.
Democrat hoping to unseat Big Oil's favorite Republican on how he's fighting, despite opposition from Dems in D.C. Even within a majority that is responsible for what's been called the most anti-environment Congress in U.S. history, Texas Rep. Joe Barton stands out for his inflexible opposition to any legislation that goes against fossil fuel ... (more)
Fire boat response crews battled the blazing remnants of the offshore oil rig Deepwater Horizon in the Gulf of Mexico on April 21, 2010.
What can your business learn from a cosmetics company best known for items like the Naked eyeshadow palette and Perversion mascara? You might not be selling nail polish with names like "Oil Slick" and "Acid Rain."
Image Caption: CARTHE scientists deployed over 300 GPS-equipped surface current drifters in the Gulf of Mexico near the site of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill during the Grand Lagrangian Deployment, July 2012.
BP Plc won't face a $256 billion lawsuit brought by a whistle-blower who claimed the company's Atlantis oil production platform in the Gulf of Mexico was unsafe.
The US Treasury Department has issued new rules to divvy up fines paid to Gulf Coast states by BP and Transocean as the result of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster.
NEW ORLEANS A group of plaintiffs' law firms is asking U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier to reverse his decision and allow oil spill cleanup workers to collect medical settlement payments of up to $60,700 if they suffered skin or respiratory ailments from chemical exposure, but didn't get diagnosed until after the settlement was reached in 2012.
Two lanes on Interstate Highway 280 in Los Altos are closed Thursday morning due to an overturned vehicle and an oil slick, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The spill has affected drinking water for thousands of people in the region, forcing schools to shut down.
Updated: Thu Aug 28, 2014 07:42 pm
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