The rupture in the ExxonMobil-owned Pegasus pipeline, which sent a deluge of tarsands oil through the Arkansas town of Mayflower, is worse than previously thought.
Exxon Mobil's Pegasus pipeline ruptured March 29, spewing thousands of barrels of heavy Canadian crude throughout the town of Mayflower, Ark.
On March 28 in western Minnesota, a mile-long train hauling oil from Canada derailed, leading to a spill of about 15,000 gallons of crude.
Cleanup crews rushed to clean up the mess the following day, and are continuing to skim oily water off the river.
In eastern Texas, residents and activists have achieved a temporary reprieve after a Texas landowner filed a lawsuit against the company.
It seems that, for the Gulf Coast, which has already endured the tragic BP oil spill, the hits just keep on coming.
The real issue is: who is to blame for the high prices, and what can be done to stabilize energy costs?
Shell has chosen to halt its oil-drilling program after a dome used to clean up potential spills became damaged.
Nearly 100 demonstrators - with air support from a plane flying a banner - protested Mitt Romney's big fundraiser yesterday.
On July 27, two Shell vessels departed from Seattle, en route to the Arctic's Beaufort and Chukchi seas -- and the fragile ecosystems that lay within.