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UK lawmakers seek moratorium on Arctic drilling

(AP)—International governments should seek a moratorium on offshore drilling in the Arctic amid concern an oil spill in the region could cause catastrophic environmental damage, British lawmakers said Thursday.

dateSep 20, 2012 in Environment
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BP accused of gross negligence in US spill

The US Justice Department has accused oil giant BP of "gross negligence and willful misconduct" in the massive 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, in court documents obtained Wednesday.

dateSep 05, 2012 in Environment
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Peru villagers allege neglect after toxic spill

(AP)—More than a month after toxic slurry from a major copper mine sickened scores of people in one of Peru's highland communities, villagers complain that the mining company and the government have done ...

dateSep 04, 2012 in Environment
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