Surpassing the BP Gulf spill fine by $1 billion, the settlement covers multi-state environmental sites. While levied on Anadarko Petroleum, the chemical contamination was the fault of subsidiary Kerr-McGee Corp., which Anadarko purchased in 2006.
Apr 5, 2014 The Wall Street Journal - Business
Cynthia Barnett says Americans live under an "illusion of water abundance" and calls for government water managers and private water companies to "stem the drain on America's water resources before it's too late."
Nov 13, 2012 The Los Angeles Times
This collection of photographs from <em>Smithsonian</em> documents the construction of the recently opened bypass bridge at the Hoover Dam.
Dec 17, 2010 Smithsonian
<p>This article looks at what could happen if Nevada's reservoir Lake Mead actually does dry up by 2021 as some scientists have predicted.</p>
Mar 31, 2008 The Alternative Consumer, via Environmental News Network