NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Federal prosecutors have secured new indictments against a former BP engineer and a former BP executive charged separately with obstructing investigations of the company's 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
DETROIT (AP) — Chrysler avoided a showdown with government safety regulators Tuesday, agreeing to recall 2.7 million older Jeep Grand Cherokee and Liberty SUVs that could be at risk of a fuel tank fire.
DETROIT (AP) — In one of the biggest-ever showdowns between an automaker and the government, Chrysler on Tuesday is expected to file papers explaining its refusal to recall 2.7 million older Jeep SUVs that are at risk of catching fire in rear-end collisions.
GULF SHORES, Ala. (AP) — Finding tar balls linked to the BP oil spill isn't difficult on some Gulf Coast beaches, but the company and the government say it isn't common enough to keep sending out the crews that patrolled the sand for three years in Alabama, Florida and Mississippi.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's Supreme Court on Tuesday suspended a freeze on the Argentine assets of Chevron Corp. that had been ordered late last year following a suit by the winners of a $19 billion environmental judgment in Ecuador.
The International Energy Agency projected natural gas would become an important transportation fuel within the next five years on cheaper prices and air pollution concerns, The Wall Street Journal reports.
Senate Environment and Public Works Chairman Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., said Rep. Ed Markey, D-Mass., would make a strong candidate to fill her committee's empty seat if he wins the Massachusetts Senate election, The Hill reports.
Sen. David Vitter, R-La., led a group of Republican senators to criticize the Obama administration's recent shift in the "social cost" of carbon in calculating the benefits of new regulations, The Hill reports.