iOS app Android app

Entries by Sarah Chasis from 06/2010

On World Oceans Day: Gulf Oil Disaster Underscores Need for a National Ocean Policy

| Posted 06.07.2010 | Green

Tuesday, June 8th, is World Oceans Day. As the disastrous Gulf oil spill continues, it is clear that our country needs a national ocean policy -- like a Clean Air or Water Act -- to protect our oceans.

Sea Life Endangered by the Gulf Oil Disaster

| Posted 06.11.2010 | Green

An unknown amount of oil has been gushing into the deep waters of the Gulf of Mexico for more than 50 days -- recent estimates say there could have be...

NRDC's Veteran Ocean Advocate Reports on Oil in the Gulf

| Posted 06.22.2010 | Green

I have just returned from Louisiana where I saw firsthand the devastating impacts of the Gulf oil disaster. I saw oil in the marshes, on the beaches and in the water.

BP Is Poised to Obstruct or Buy Scientific Research in the Gulf

| Posted 06.28.2010 | Green

BP recently announced it will provide $500 million to scientists for research into the Deepwater Horizon disaster's impact on the Gulf of Mexico. Whil...

How Will the Florida Keys Be Impacted by the Gulf Disaster?

| Posted 06.30.2010 | Green

Scientists believe that if oil were to reach the Keys, residents could see a mixture of weathered forms of oil like tar balls, thin sheen, and streamers of emulsified oil.