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Bp Chemical Dispersants

Crude Justice: Stuart Smith, How to Win the Legal War with Big Oil (Interview)

Jerry Cope | Posted 04.12.2015 | Green
Jerry Cope

Crude Justice is the detailed story of Smith's clients and breakthrough legal victories on their behalf. It is a cautionary tale of what has happened in the United States as the system of government has frequently failed to protect the interests of its citizens.

"Making It Right" After BP Oil Disaster Is Up to Us - Not BP

Riki Ott | Posted 06.20.2012 | Green
Riki Ott

Two years after the BP oil disaster, I ask for people to help make it right -- in the Gulf and across the country. We have the power to stop BP and the federal government from doing more harm. It is time to exercise our power in our communities.

Lots of Inconvenient Truths -- Chemical Illness Epidemic in the Wake of the BP Blowout

Riki Ott | Posted 08.08.2011 | Green
Riki Ott

The federal laws designed to protect public health, worker safety, and the environment from oil and chemical poisoning are so riddled with exemptions that they cannot deliver their promise of protection.

Will the Government Let BP Reduce Its Fines and Penalties for Deepwater?

Riki Ott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Riki Ott

BP and its contractors face as much as $30 billion in criminal fines and $21 billion in civil penalties for its disaster. But there is precedent for them to avoid much of this.

BP's Promise Versus What BP Really Means: Some Insights on Making People Hole (Whole) and Just Us (Justice) in the Gulf

Riki Ott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Riki Ott

When it comes to oil, the Coast Guard's priority is to "remove it," not assess impacts on human health.

Fishing and Breathing BP's Oil: What's "Safe?"

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Georgianne Nienaber

Is it acceptable for recreational anglers, but not Grandma in Iowa, to consume seafood from previously closed fishing grounds on the Louisiana coast?

Dispersants: EPA Informs BP To Use Less Toxic Chemicals To Break Up Spill

washingtonpost.com | Juliet Eilperin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The Environmental Protection Agency informed BP officials late Wednesday that the company has 24 hours to choose a less toxic form of chemical dispers...

EPA: BP's Use Of Chemical Dispersants Significantly Down

AP | FREDERIC J. FROMMER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — BP's use of dispersants to fight the Gulf oil spill has been significantly reduced, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency...