They can look benign from a distance — solar panels glistening in the sun or turbines gently churning with the breeze to produce electricity for hundreds of thousands of homes. But building and maintaining them can be hazardous.Read
The explosion and fire this week aboard the Deepwater Horizon rig in the Gulf of Mexico is a stark reminder of the dangers inherent in the offshore drilling industry. The BBC’s Daniel Nasaw examines the safety record.Read
Tuesday afternoon an enormous plume of black smoke spread high in the Artesia sky, leaving many residents gazing upward in uncertainty. Read more.