Nov 19, 2013 A byproduct of refining gasoline clouds the skies of a South Side Chicago neighborhood.
Sep 12, 2013 Drought-ridden Kenya has found an enormous underground reservoir of water, enough to meet the country's needs for a decade. But expect a bitter fight over this valuable resource, and much hand-wringing by the African country over how best to make it pay.
Sep 2, 2013 Lobster prices have been shockingly low this summer -- $2.20/pound dockside. Climate change is a key reason given, but what's going on with shrimp? The price is through the roof.
Aug 16, 2013 The Bureau of Reclamation declares the first water shortage for the Colorado River basin, which provides water for tens of millions of people and large agricultural regions.
Aug 7, 2013 The offshore-drilling giant Transocean is tied in with BP in the public imagination because of its involvement in the Deepwater Horizon catastrophe.
Jul 30, 2013 The company's $20 billion Gulf oil spill compensation fund is almost empty -- and there could be many more claims in the pipeline.
Jul 26, 2013 Halliburton and BP work together in the oil fields, despite disagreements over fault in the BP oil spill.
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 27, 2013 Drought conditions from last year in the U.S. are likely to continue. Commentator Robert Glennon says that spells trouble for the nation's groundwater supply.
May 16, 2013 BP said they were just trying to make it for easier for claimants, but now they're in over their heads.