Gulf of Mexico
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The accident’s timing could determine how badly it damages coastal marshes.
The Gulf features marshes and coral reefs, and is home to hundreds of wildlife species.
The BP spill has already made a dent in the process of approving future offshore drilling for oil.
The controlled fire is a last-ditch effort to prevent oil from reaching environmentally sensitive areas
The policy document seeks to invest in coastal restoration to combat rising sea levels and hurricanes.
Sea-level rise, subsiding lands in the delta will claim 10 percent of state by 2100.
Should the U.S. trade embargo be eased to allow for energy cooperation?
A showdown over Gulf of Mexico drilling could trigger a replay of the Clinton-Gingrich fights.
Amid the debate over offshore drilling, a reality check.