Stacey Vanek Smith
Jun 25, 2013 A new report predicts rising sea levels and more volatile weather will make more beachfront areas uninsurable.
Jun 4, 2013 Alaskans are worried that a cut to oil taxes could ruin the state budget. BP credits the tax break for spurring new investments in the North Slope oil field.
May 16, 2013 BP said they were just trying to make it for easier for claimants, but now they're in over their heads.
May 15, 2013 The European Commission is investigating a potential price manipulation scheme among oil companies.
May 7, 2013 Last week, BP and five coastal states affected by the Deepwater Horizon spill announced $594 million in projects funded by BP for early restoration of the Gulf. A lot of the money is being spent on stuff not related to the spill at all, especially on repairing damage from various hurricanes.
Apr 1, 2013 Owners of the abandoned Dania Beach Hurricane are trying to give the roller coaster's lumber and steel to charity. So far, there are no takers.
Mar 4, 2013 As the second week of testimony begins in BP's civil trial for damages in the Gulf oil spill, a settlement is still possible. Once evidence is presented in earnest, though, lines harden and chances diminish.
Feb 25, 2013 The civil suit will determine the degree of BP's responsibility for the oil spill two years ago, which will help determine the size of damages.
Mar 1, 2013 According to RealtyTrac, Florida has the highest rate of foreclosure rate of any state in the U.S. So why is the Florida town of Cape Coral doing so well compared to other cities in the state?