By Andrew Restuccia - 12/28/11 02:08 PM EST
Iran threatened to close a key oil route if Western nations impose new sanctions on the country, The Associated Press reports.
Oil spill news from The Associated Press: “A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed prosecutors’ argument that a BP subsidiary violated its probation after an oil spill because of another spill on Alaska’s North Slope.”
A new study says a San Francisco oil spill took a major toll on Pacific herring, Mother Jones reports.
The Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station in Massachusetts was shut down Tuesday when a small leak was detected, The Boston Globe reports.
NPR examines the trouble with aging nuclear power plants.