Did you know that America's number one export is garbage? And the U.S. is a world leader in producing garbage, beating out China, Brazil and India.
Fortunately, America is also a nation of entrepreneurs. One company is taking the trash that has been spilling into our oceans and turning it into cold hard cash, and as you'll see, there's a very specific method to its madness.
Kyung Lah has the story.
Millions in New York and New Jersey are still struggling in the aftermath of Sandy. Lines for gasoline can be miles long with wait times in excess of three hours.
In New Jersey, Governor Chris Christie signed an executive order to ration gas in 12 counties.
The New York attorney general has received hundreds of complaints about price gouging and is investigating. The question tonight, could the gas shortage been prevented?
Drew Griffin with the Special Investigation Unit has the story.
South Korea is getting hundreds of millions of dollars to provide solar power in San Antonio, Texas and Mayor Julian Castro may soon be feeling the heat.
South Korea beat out competing U.S. Companies on their own turf in a deal that many say just doesn't add up.
CNN's Ted Rowlands has our story.
For a fourth straight day, gas prices in California reached a record high. A gallon of gas is 87 cents more there than the national average. The high prices are the result of a shortage. One way to bring costs down costs? Drill for more oil.
Today, Shell was doing just that - drilling into the Arctic sea floor for the first time in 20 years. The company expects to find enough oil to eventually meet one-fifth of America's needs.
It's the first major exploratory drilling plan in the U.S. since the Deepwater Horizon explosion in 2010, which is why environmental groups are pushing back. In the Arctic, Greenpeace says an oil spill like Deepwater could take two years to stop because of the thick winter ice.
So is this new round of drilling worth the risk?
Miguel Marquez is OutFront on Shell's drilling platform with the story.