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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Coast Guard was searching Friday for two workers missing after a fire erupted on an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico, sending an ominous black plume of smoke into the air reminiscent of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — As President Barack Obama pushes to fast-track an oil pipeline from Oklahoma south to the Gulf Coast, an American Indian tribe that calls the oil hub home worries the route may disrupt sacred sites holding the unmarked graves of...
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Some of the Great Lakes' treasured national parks are showing ill effects of climate change that are likely to worsen in coming decades, from shoreline erosion to decline of certain wildlife and plant species, a former...
"Go West, Young Man..." When Horace Greeley printed those words he was talking about what awaited farmers and their families in the fertile valleys of parts of the west. Thousands of families took up that mantra, accepted the challenges of actually...
Tags: Horace Greeley, Louisiana, Arizona, Idaho, Ecosystems
Some of springtime's more notable heralds appear to be fading away, as a new study finds frogs, toads and salamanders disappearing at an alarming rate across the United States. In what they say is the first analysis of its kind, scientists with the U.S....
For decades, war has been waged over the holy grail of America's Arctic frontier, the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The wide coastal plain on the edge of the Beaufort Sea contains stunning populations of caribou, grizzly, musk oxen and other wildlife...
DAKOTAS GAS PRICES Gas prices on pace for all-time highs in ND, SD FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Gas prices in the Dakotas are poised to reach all-time highs. Triple A North Dakota spokesman Gene LaDoucer says he expects the state to break the statewide...
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The head of South Dakota's Department of Social Services says the state wasn't given enough notice about a conference on Indian child foster care in Rapid City. The summit that wrapped up Friday brought together...
Hydraulic fracturing, the process that involves shooting millions of gallons of water, sand and chemicals underground to crack shale formations and unlock oil and gas, would become more difficult under new rules proposed by the Interior Department. As...
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — How tribes can secure direct funding for foster care will be one of the topics covered during the last day of a summit focusing on Indian child foster care in South Dakota. The three-day summit finishes Friday in Rapid City....
WASHINGTON (AP) — Companies that drill for oil and natural gas on federal lands will be required to disclose publicly the chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing operations, the Obama administration said Thursday. The new "fracking" rule replaces a...
WASHINGTON — The Interior Department proposed new rules to regulate hydraulic fracturing for oil and gas on federal land Thursday, drawing criticism from environmentalists that it had weakened an earlier draft to placate industry. Industry...
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