Energy

Robin Zielinski for the Center for Public Integrity

Drilling overwhelms agency protecting America’s lands

The Bureau of Land Management is making it easier to produce oil and gas on federal acreage. In southeastern New Mexico, it can’t even keep up with what’s already happening.

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Eddie Seal for The Texas Tribune

She's tasked with emergency planning at the Port of Corpus Christi. A year after Harvey, her community continues to rebuild.

While Danielle Hale managed the emergency operations center at the Port of Corpus Christi during Hurricane Harvey, her family evacuated their Rockport home. A year later, she and her family continue to help Rockport rebuild, while the port continues to fine-tune its emergency preparedness plans.

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