It’s been nearly 11 weeks since the Deepwater Horizon disaster first began in the Gulf back in late April. And as we crossed day 75 over the weekend, NewsFeed thought what better time to go back through some of the most striking …
A small number of tar balls washed onto a Texas beach, which means the spill has affected every single Gulf state.
It’s 10 stories high and more than three football fields long. It’s called “A Whale,” it’s been called the world’s largest oil-skimming vessel, and BP hopes it can clean up the spill in the Gulf.
For the earth in general, climate change is a downer. But if you’re a poisonous, invasive cane toad, it’s pretty great. (via Ecocentric)
Category 2 Hurricane Alex crashed ashore early this morning, with initial reports of damange and deaths. And despite heading in the opposite direction of the primary oil spill region in the Gulf, the storm is causing plenty of …
Even the Gulf-of-Mexico mess can’t bite the taxpayer dust.
Perhaps the message would be somewhat mixed.
The BP CEO may be on his way to getting his life back.
The oil spill cleanup has a new force entering the cleanup conversation: the Justice Department.
We’ve come full circle: BP is back to trying something that didn’t work the first time in a desperate attempt to rein in the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, now in its sixth week.
“What is still missing is a solution to the underlying cause of the BP disaster — our addiction to dirty, dangerous oil.”
– CARTER ROBERTS, President of the World Wildlife Fund, on the need for changes in U.S. energy policy. …