Americans Would Pay $17.2 Billion To Prevent Another Deepwater Horizon Disaster

As the world looks back on BP’s Deepwater Horizon disaster seven years later, a study released this week highlights the costly ecological impacts of the largest maritime oil spill on record. Scientists found that Americans would be willing to pay an estimated $ 17.2 billion to prevent another catastrophe like the BP oil spill, which […]

If It Were Up To Us, This Angry Mets Fan Would Do The Commute Report Every Day

We hear you, Frank Fleming. The New York Mets fan had his Opening Day trip to see his beloved team delayed by a train derailment at Penn Station in New York City. Take it away, Frank: This @Mets fan's reaction was totally appropriate pic.twitter.com/lxiCGRgGgq — Sports Illustrated (@SInow) April 4, 2017 Fleming became somewhat of […]

This Proposed Pipeline Would Cut Right Through The Appalachian Trail

Environmental groups are voicing opposition to a proposed natural gas pipeline that would cut across the Appalachian Trail in Virginia and require clearing a previously protected corridor of forest. The Mountain Valley Pipeline would transport natural gas from northwest West Virginia to southern Virginia, according to The Wilderness Society, which published an editorial this week saying […]