The first storm of the Atlantic hurricane season to threaten the United States formed Thursday and was on a path for the Gulf Coast.» Read More
NEW ORLEANS-- A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed claims by BP fuel stations and convenience stores that the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico diminished the value of the oil giant's brand and cost them business.
The decision conflicts with rulings by several other federal circuits, possibly setting the stage for a Supreme Court challenge.
HOUSTON, Oct 1- Entergy Corp and ITC Holdings Corp took another step to advance Entergy's $1.78 billion plan to spin off its electric transmission business, late last week.
John Ketterer complained that white co-workers at the Yellow Transportation Inc terminal in Dallas subjected him to harassment including obscene slurs, circling him in a threatening way and throwing a lit firecracker at him for his support of black and Hispanic co-workers.
*Hearings to start Oct. 15, extend into December* Entergy wants plant to run for another 20 years* New York Governor Cuomo opposes license renewal By Scott DiSavino.
*Entergy wants plant to run for another 20 years. Oct 1- A three-judge panel of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission will start hearings Oct. 15 on challenges to the license renewal application for Entergy Corp's Indian Point nuclear power plant north of New York City.
Water is running over an 18-mile stretch of levee in Plaquemines Parish, leaving some homes flooded, reports CNBC's Scott Cohn.
A look at how the multi-billion dollar flood defense system held up against Isaac's strong winds and soaking rains, with Joe Allbaugh, former FEMA director.
CNBC's Brian Shactman reports the latest details on damage from Hurricane Isaac, and a look at how Louisiana is protecting the Port of New Orleans, with Gary LaGrange, New Orleans Port president.
Reports say that water has flowed over the top of a flood defense in South East Louisiana today where Hurricane Isaac has caused huge rains. CNBC's Brian Shactman reports from the middle of the storm in New Orleans.
Meteorologist Todd Gross reports Hurricane Isaac doesn't look like it will reach category 2, but that it will be a strong category 1.
"We don't really expect [Hurricane Isaac] to have any impact on shipping rates, or shipping stocks over the next few days," says Greg Lewis, Credit Suisse senior research analyst.
Former New Orleans Mayor Marc Morial provides perspective on the strengthening Hurricane Isaac headed for New Orleans.
Sen. Mary Landrieu, (D-LA), discusses how her state is preparing for the impact of Tropical Storm Isaac, and weighs in on the RNC Convention and the 2012 election.
CNBC's Brian Shactman takes a look at the storm's impact on the oil industry.
Mark Romig, New Orleans Tourism Marketing Corporation president & CEO, explains how New Orleans plans to ride out the storm and its possible impact on tourism.
The Weather Channel's Alex Wallace has the update on Isaac and CNBC's Scott Cohn reports on the storm's potential impact on the city of New Orleans, with Mike Stack, Army Corps of Engineers. Also, a look at the lessons learned about emergency response from Hurricane Katrina, with Michael Brown, former director of FEMA.
Michael Hecht, Greater New Orleans president & CEO, discusses emergency preparedness as Tropical Storm Isaac heads for New Orleans on the seventh anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.
The Weather Channel's Alex Wallace reports the latest details on Tropical Storm Isaac, as energy companies evacuate offshore oil rigs and shut down Gulf Coast refineries. CNBC's Scott Cohn explains how residents of New Orleans are preparing for the storm.
NBC reporter Jay Gray, told CNBC, that ample protection has been put in place in New Orleans for tropical storm Isaac.