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Entries by Susan Buchanan from 05/2012

Asian American Fishermen Sue BP for Racial Discrimination

| Posted 05.03.2012 | Green

Of an estimated 40,000 Vietnamese living in these three Gulf states -- including 30,000 in Louisiana -- one in three works in the seafood industry. Why didn't BP want to hire Asian Americans?

Marine Life Suffers Near BP's Deepwater Horizon Site

| Posted 05.08.2012 | Green

Dolphins are washing up dead while fish disappear as oil and dispersants from BP's 2010 spill lurk in Gulf waters and marshes.

Oil Seeps and Slicks Studied Near BP's Macondo Well

| Posted 05.15.2012 | Green

Scientists say oil and gas seeps surrounding BP's Deepwater Horizon well appear to be mostly natural and to pre-date the 2010 spill.

Corexit Maker Nalco Gets Louisiana Credits For Plant

| Posted 05.22.2012 | Green

Nalco Company, the maker of Corexit used to disperse oil from the BP spill, is using Louisiana state credits to build an $18.7 million polymer facility at its Garyville plant -- 35 miles upriver from New Orleans.