Regulators, industry representatives and residents began discussions on the proposed "ozone precursor rule" the state Environment Department has crafted to reduce common pollutants wafting from oil fields.
Over the past few weeks, the United States has experienced unprecedented heat, a hurricane and tornadoes. Now, the country is set to see another weather phenomenon as a plume of dust from the Sahara drifts across the Atlantic Ocean, creating hazy sunsets and possibly respiratory issues.
One in six people directly exposed to the oil spill in Mauritius last summer are now reporting serious medical conditions just six months on. The fuel was manufactured by BP and was an experimental 'low-sulfur' ship fuel never before spilled in the ocean.