Stories tagged "drilling"

March 9, 2019

Right Whales Are The Right Whale to Save – Just Ask Vineyard Wind

By Monica Medina There are fewer than 415 North Atlantic Right Whales remaining, with only 100 females of breeding age left in the population. This is one of the most endangered species on the planet, thanks to man-made threats like ship strikes and entanglement in...

February 22, 2019

Environmental Groups Seek To Block Seismic Testing in the Atlantic

As part of their challenge to bar the government from drilling for oil and gas off the southeastern coast, a coalition of environmental groups asked a federal judge in South Carolina to force the government to suspend seismic airgun blast testing, which are used to...

February 21, 2019

Drill Baby Drill In the Everglades

The Florida Everglades may soon be the site of new oil and gas drilling operations.  A Miami real estate developer has, after a four-year legal battle, received a permit to drill an exploratory oil well in the Everglades, just west of populous Broward County suburbs. ...

February 12, 2019

Protests Against Drilling in ANWR Dominate Public Meeting

Last week, the Interior Department held a public meeting in Fairbanks to hear their comments and concerns about plans to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas drilling.  The agency brought scientists who were there to explain the environmental impact...

May 25, 2018

Our Daily Planet: Dozens of National Parks at Risk Under Trump Offshore Drilling Plan, It’s Tick and Mosquito Season — Beware!, Hurricane Season Rolling in Early to Ruin Your Memorial Day, Interview of the Week: David Helvarg, Executive Director of Blue Frontier, Ellen’s Big Surprise!, Hero of the Week: Former Army Sergeant Mark Sanderson, Happy Memorial Day!

Our Daily Planet: Oil Drilling Poses Risks to National Parks, Tick Check, Ashton's Gift, and our Interview and Hero of the Week Campaign URL Copy Facebook 0 likes Twitter 0 tweets Google +1 Subscribe Past Issues RSS Translate English العربية Afrikaans беларуская...