After the BP oil spill in 2010, a new federal oversight agency was created: the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement. Now, according to the Wall Street Journal, it’s proposing to roll back some of the safety rules it created. …
A geologist says mangroves remain soaked in oil from a 2008 pipeline spill.
Alabama has used most of a recent settlement to help fund Medicaid and pay off debt.
In November, the worst mining disaster in Brazil's history killed 17 people.
It was a dramatic disaster to call attention to environmental risks, and 25 years later it stands out as an stark reminder of continuing environmental risks.