Proposed changes to US fishing laws spark conservation row

...The changes also risk reducing accountability for managing recreational red snapper fishing, a key industry in the Gulf of Mexico, said Ted Morton, director of U.S. Oceans for Pew Charitable Trusts.
Alaska Science Forum: A yearly flood into the Gulf of Alaska

...from streams and rivers in Alaska and northern Canada is about 1.5 times what the Mississippi River dumps into the Gulf of Mexico each year.That astounding flow of water is from rainfalls that soak Southeast Alaska and the south side of the Alaska...
Review of Shell's Arctic drilling plan begins

...environmental aspects and until May 1 to comment on the overall revised plan, submitted by the subsidiary, Shell Gulf of Mexico Inc."The proposed drilling is a massive industrial undertaking, and Interior should not rush through its review...
Alaska village pulls out of lawsuit that stalled drilling

...companies have not demonstrated they can clean up major spills in icy conditions far from infrastructure available in the Gulf of Mexico and other drilling areas.The original lawsuit, with 15 plaintiffs, including mostly conservation groups, said...
Feds eye oil, gas drilling off East Coast, Alaska, Gulf

...and in the western and central Gulf of Mexico between Texas and Alabama.A final...saying all the fish are great in the Gulf of Mexico after the BP spill. But they used...drilling areas are proposed in the Gulf Of Mexico running from Brownsville, Texas...
Tanker spews flammable liquid after Houston crash

...vessel's tanks to determine how much of the product may have spilled into the 50-mile channel that connects the Gulf of Mexico to the Port of Houston.The leak was halted about 90 minutes after the Coast Guard received word of the collision...
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On the Trails: Despite being tiny, bird brains can beat out humans

...guiding the bird on extended migrations, up and down the Pacific Rim (in the case of our rufous hummer), and over the Gulf of Mexico (in the case of the ruby-throated hummer). No minor feat!All that is not to imply that bird brains are like...
Fish Aid: Benefit Friday helps Gulf of Mexico fishermen affected by hurricanes

...benefit concert this Friday for Gulf of Mexico fishermen affected by hurricanes...What: A benefit concert for Gulf of Mexico fishermen affected by fishing organizations in the Gulf of Mexico and will work with Sen. Murkowski's...
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Obama cautiously offers more areas for offshore drilling in Alaska and Gulf of Mexico

...administration cautiously offered up more areas in the Gulf of Mexico and off Alaska's coast to oil and gas drilling Tuesday...unveiled a proposal to hold 15 lease sales for areas in the Gulf of Mexico, including two in the eastern Gulf, and three off...
In Gulf disaster, echoes, lessons of Exxon Valdez spill

...confused, desperate residents of the Gulf of Mexico are turning to veterans of Alaska's...Horizon exploded to Miami. The Gulf of Mexico is more confined, although the...Alaska and U.S. agencies. The Gulf of Mexico involves four state governments...


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