The Coast Guard said Tuesday that about 7,000 gallons of crude oil was unaccounted for after a barge crash on Sunday near Vicksburg on the Mississippi River, about 16 miles of which remained closed

Two oil barges pushed by a tugboat slammed into a railroad bridge in Vicksburg, Mississippi, on Sunday, causing one to leak crude oil into the Mississippi River, the U.S. Coast Guard said.

The climate crisis is already changing the playing field for wildlife and urgent action is needed to preserve America’s conservation legacy, according to a new report released by the National Wildlife Federation.

A federal proposal to ban the construction of coal-fired power plants that release all of their carbon dioxide into the atmosphere would seem to smooth the way for carbon capture, a budding technol

The number of extreme rainstorms - deluges that dump 3 inches or more in a day - doubled in the U.S.

Obama administration officials say a new timetable developed by the Army Corps of Engineers should speed up the search for a permanent way to protect the Great Lakes from Asian carp and other invas

Six people were dead today after more than 100 twisters tore through a wide swath of the central United States over the weekend, leaving a trail of devastation from Texas to Wisconsin.

A disease that has killed millions of bats across 16 states and Canada has been found in Missouri, marking its advent west of the Mississippi River and spelling possible trouble for agriculture in

The U.S.

The Mississippi River was shut Friday as oil leaked from a tanker barge in the wake of a collision west of New Orleans, the U.S. Coast Guard said.