The U.S. spent more than $145 billion on weather- or climate-related disasters during 2021, according to the National Centers for Environmental Information.
"No sheen was observed entering or in Lake Michigan," a U.S. Steel spokesperson said. "We continue to investigate the cause."
The pipeline off Huntington Beach, California, had a 13-inch gash in it, the U.S. Coast Guard said.
"The contaminant and source of the odor have not been identified, but the leak has the potential to be explosive," the emergency declaration said.
Sri Lankan officials prepare for an oil spill after the cargo ship that caught fire on May 20, X-Press Pearl, sinks deeper into the Indian Ocean. The fishing industry is still halted as non-biodegradable plastic pellets continue to wash ashore.
Estimated costs have soared by 45 percent since 2014, with auditors finding that one site near Los Angeles could cost almost $800 million.
The "toxic extent" of the spill could have been up to 30 percent greater than what previous satellite data has suggested.
Puerto Ricans need food, electricity and access to clean water. They also need a President who cares, say people across the island, who disagree with the President's assessment that the island is "doing well" on "food, water and medical" supplies.
The agency also failed to fully test for pressure buildup inside the mine, so the blowout was a complete surprise.
One lawmaker said the EPA's goal is to ruin the mining industry.
After Katrina, a Canadian millionaire tried to create an agrarian Shangri-la.
Coal ash is a heavy metal-laden and possibly radioactive by-product of coal plants.
New research shows that the BP spill damaged the DNA of killifish living in the Gulf of Mexico.
"They have hijacked our damn democracy. They lobby, they write the laws."
State regulators say trying to further clean up would do more harm than good
One of the worst environmental disasters in U.S. history, Exxon Valdez released over 10.8 million gallons of oil into Prince William Sound