Con Ed Cleaning Up Oil Spill Along East RiverA transformer containing about 37,000 gallons of insulating oil failed Sunday afternoon at a substation on John Street in downtown Brooklyn.
Coast Guard Monitoring Oil Spill In BayonneOil has spilled into the water after a tugboat struck a pier in Bayonne on Saturday night.
Officials Probe Flooding In Indian Point Nuclear Plant Electrical Room After FireFederal regulators on Tuesday were investigating why water accumulated in a room of critical electrical equipment after a transformer fire at the Indian Point nuclear power plant.
New Rules Proposed As 5-Year Anniversary Of Oil Spill NearsAlmost five years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the Obama administration has proposed new regulations aimed at strengthening oversight of offshore oil drilling equipment and ensuring that out-of-control wells can be sealed in an emergency.
BP To Sell Part Of Its Gulf Of Mexico Stake To ChevronBP is selling part of its stake in an emerging oil-producing region in the Gulf of Mexico to Chevron, and the two companies, along with Conoco Phillips, will work to develop the fields together.
Long Island Woman Fights Huge Legal Bills After Neighbor's Oil Tank SpilledLynn Eskanazi and her family are battling for damages after a neighbor’s oil tank leaked, and sent a toxic plume next door. Staggering legal bills are now the issue.
Fuel Truck Spills Nearly 50 Gallons Of Heating Oil On Seventh AvenueHazmat crews are on the scene of an oil spill in Manhattan.
Troubling Backyard Oil Spill Turns Long Island Couple's Lives Upside-DownImagine having to constantly breathe in the smell of oil inside your home. That’s what one Long Island family says they've had to endure for years, while waging an endless legal battle to have the oil removed and their home rebuilt.
Crews Clean Up, Investigate Staten Island Oil SpillAn oil spill in Staten Island overnight sent crews scrambling to clean up the mess and investigate what caused the incident.
Opinion: Another Hurricane Reminds Us Of The Need For An Effective AdministrationThe 2012 presidential campaign between President Obama and Mitt Romney will be book-ended by hurricanes.
Opinion: Romney: Pay Attention To What I Say, Not What I DoIn an effort to distract voters from his tax records, W. Mitt Romney launched a four pronged push back yesterday. Romney's problem: each move revealed more about the problems with his floundering campaign.
Coast Guard Overseeing Clean-Up Of Brooklyn Oil SpillNational Grid was replacing a gas main through the waterway near Jamaica Bay on Thursday when something went wrong, causing the caustic petroleum-cement mixture to spill out.