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  • In first gulf oil lease auction since spill, BP bids -- and bids

     
    In the first auction of Gulf-based leases since the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010, BP submitted 11 high bids for drilling leases....
  • This is what $245 million looks like

     
    The U.S. Coast GuardÂ?this week announced the Dec. 2Â?seizure of more than two tons of cocaine from a vessel in the Gulf of Mexico. AÂ?special forces team operating from the USS Oak HillÂ?discovered more than two tons of cocaine duringÂ...
  • Saltwater fishing offers a new adventure

     
    When the folks from the Gulf Shores and Orange Beach Tourism invited Jim DaRosa and me to do a remote broadcast of the Fishing and …...
  • Agency overseeing oil, gas exploration gets shakeup

     
    The Obama administration is reorganizing the agencies responsible for overseeing domestic offshore oil and gas exploration....
  • New drilling could bring highway money, GOP leaders say

     
    Congressional Republican leaders are drafting legislation that would steer money from new offshore energy production into highway construction....
  • Karen Dawn's Thanksgiving turkey rescue

     
    Animal activist and author Karen Dawn makes a point of having turkey for dinner every Thanksgiving, but the birds are at the table, not on it. For the fourth year in a row, Dawn, the author of the book Thanking the Monkey: Rethinking the Way We Treat...
  • Burning oil from BP spill produced carbon plumes

     
    Research released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has concluded that weeks of burning off oil from last summer's BP spill released more than 1 million tons of carbon into the atmosphere....
  • WESH, WFTV to look at oil spill, special session

     
    The Gulf of Mexico oil spill will receive special attention this week from WESH-Ch. 2 and WFTV-Ch. 9. WESH has dispatched Greg Fox to Tallahassee to talk to local lawmakers about a special session that starts today. Gov. Charlie Crist is seeking a...
  • Michael Hiltzik: BP's cash spill at Berkeley

     
    Most people may not have noticed, but a small band of protesters showed up at the construction site of a building designed to house the $500-million collaboration between BP and UC Berkeley, the Energy Biosciences Institute. Of course, the institute......
  • Gulf oil spill: Did Coast Guard allow excessive toxic dispersants?

     
    Documents released by a congressional committee Saturday show that the U.S. Coast Guard appeared to flout a May 25 Obama administration directive that sought to limit the use of chemical dispersants on the surface of the Gulf of Mexico oil......
  • Gulf oil spill: Fishermen decry a lost season

     
    The reopening of a broad swath of Louisiana waters this week to fishing and shrimping won't salvage the livelihoods of many Gulf of Mexico fishermen this season after the devastating effects of the catastrophic BP oil spill. The lifting of......
  • Gulf of Mexico oil spill update: Fresh Florida seafood availability

     
    This report is updated every day at 2 pm or as conditions warrant. All Florida waters open to fishing at this time. Grouper, red snapper, mullet, blue crab meat and clams are all in steady supply and prices are normal. Yellowtail snapper is in steady...