The Exxon Valdez spill happened 25 years ago Monday, and only 4 years ago this spring, a British Petroleum well spewed millions of gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico. New research shows the effects of such disasters on the fish in those regions. The study focuses on commercially valuable fish and finds that concentrations of oil can be toxic to developing fish hearts.
Maryland legislators are in the process of dismantling a 2012 court ruling that increased liability for pit bull owners in the state, but their proposed solution could make all dog owners more liable if their dog bites someone else.
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