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Entries by Rocky Kistner from 02/2011

Grand Isle Businesses Battered by BP Oil Disaster

| Posted 02.05.2011 | Green

2011-02-05-rockykistner.jpgFor over 30 years, the Rigauds owned one of the most popular eateries on Grand Isle, LA.

At Gulf Oil Disaster Forum, Health Problems on Dramatic Display

| Posted 02.09.2011 | Green

When I first saw Paul Doomm at a health forum of Gulf residents in New Orleans, he was flat on his back, gasping for air from a seizure...

BP to Feinberg: Stop Paying People So Much

| Posted 02.17.2011 | Green

BP says Feinberg's estimates of the damage caused by the historic blowout were way too pessimistic and that his calculations for payments to impacted Gulf residents are off base and inaccurate.

Dead Baby Dolphins and Oil Wash in on the Gulf Coast

| Posted 02.22.2011 | Green

People know that a six-fold increase in the normal number of baby dolphins washing ashore this time of year means something isn't right. In other words, the coast is far from clear.

Dolphin Deaths in the Gulf

| Posted 02.24.2011 | Green

Six months after the Deepwater Horizon was capped, biologists in the Gulf are still trying to understand what has happened to their region.

New York Times: Natural Gas Industry Running Amok, Insufficient Protections From Poisoned Water and Air

| Posted 02.27.2011 | Green

It appears the fossil fuel industry just keeps on giving... disasters. My NRDC colleague Amy Mall reports that a major New York Times investigation to...