ocean currents

Feds Fund Energy Generation from Ocean Waves, Tides

Article: Feds Fund Energy Generation from Ocean Waves, Tides

WASHINGTON, DC, May 5, 2008 (ENS) – Ocean waves, tides, and currents are a vast, untapped source of energy that the U.S. Department of Energy wants to harness to meet Americans’ growing energy demand while at the same time reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Today, the Energy Department announced up to $7.5 million in federal funding…

Oil Spill Threatens South Korea's West Coast Wetlands

Article: Oil Spill Threatens South Korea's West Coast Wetlands

TAEAN, South Korea, December 7, 2007 (ENS) – About 15,000 tons of oil spilled off the west coast on Friday when a barge carrying a crane collided with a tanker lying at anchor, puncturing it in three places. The accident is the largest offshore oil spill ever to take place in South Korea, a police…