BP has continued to question whether or not oil is actually floating beneath the ocean surface in the Gulf. But new water tests confirm that yes, plumes are indeed developing – plumes far larger than anyone thought.
Having trouble navigating the potential courtroom crunch surrounding the mess in the Gulf of Mexico? Roger Parloff has put together a primer for the myriad legal questions surrounding BP’s oil spill debacle. (via Fortune)
Experts seem confident that the oil spill will hit Florida, and then proceed to race up East Coast. But then what? (via Discovery)
Apparently there’s a mole working for BP – an inside source that has been talking to Mother Jones about how the public story of the ongoing oil spill in the Gulf has routinely differed from the actual situation on the ground.
The Brooklyn Bridge, one of New York City’s most popular icons, is getting a $508 million facelift.
That’s right you tree-hugging, lettuce munching environmentalists, the 15,000 barrels of oil sputzing into the Gulf of Mexico every day is your fault!
Of all the people who have sprung into action to aid BP with the ongoing crisis in the Gulf, who would have guessed that James Cameron would be dismissed by the company outright?
Scientists remind us that not all the oil floating around in the Gulf is from an industrial accident. Just most of it.
Even as oil continues to gush into the Gulf of Mexico, federal regulators signed off on a new oil well to be drilled a mere 50 miles off the coast of Louisiana.
Welcome back, Jon. You picked an eventful couple of weeks to be on vacation.
Natural disasters tend to bring out the socially-minded celebrities, but the Gulf Oil Spill has truly taken the cake in forging an unlikely A-list (or is it B-list) alliance. Just think Waterworld meets Avatar, meets Bio-Dome.
The oil spill cleanup has a new force entering the cleanup conversation: the Justice Department.