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The Hajj (Mina) Stampede Tragedy in Saudi Arabia, and How to Respond

Najmedin Meshkati | Posted 10.01.2015 | World
Najmedin Meshkati

Saudi Arabia needs a total paradigm change and analysis of the entirety of its Hajj operations and oversight, including all engineered and administrative control mechanisms.

'The Great Invisible': A Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Documentary Poses Unanswered Questions About Our Oil Addiction

John J. Berger | Posted 06.12.2015 | Green
John J. Berger

The story of the BP Deepwater Horizon is a cautionary tale about the dangers of offshore drilling to people and the environment. It was the nation's worst oil spill and filmmaker Margaret Brown is right to revisit this tragedy in her recently released documentary.

Reaching for Remote Hydrocarbon Riches, Shell Oil Plans to Drill In Arctic Ocean, Despite Setbacks, Protests and Lawsuits

John J. Berger | Posted 06.08.2015 | Green
John J. Berger

Despite the Obama Administration's jawboning about the dangers of climate change and the Administration's Climate Action Plan, it has recently given conditional approval to Shell Oil to drill for oil in the perilous waters of the Chukchi Sea.

Lessons (Un)Learned in the Last 5 Years in Offshore Oil Industry Since the BP Deepwater Horizon Accident

Najmedin Meshkati | Posted 06.18.2015 | Business
Najmedin Meshkati

With the 5th anniversary of the BP Deepwater Horizon (DWH) on April 20, the existing data on the number of accidents and incidents in offshore drilling and production within recent years does not seem encouraging or comforting.

Four Years Later, BP Oil Spill Still Taking A Toll On Louisiana Fisherman

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 04.21.2014 | Green

The BP oil spill, often called the worst man-made environmental disaster of our time, first began four years ago today. On April 20, 2010, BP's Deepwa...

Four Years After the BP Oil Spill, Hope for a Full Recovery in the Gulf Remains Strong Despite Slow Progress

Kara Lankford | Posted 06.17.2014 | Green
Kara Lankford

To restore the Gulf will take a comprehensive, holistic approach. We have to mitigate the environmental effects of the oil spill as well correct for prior problems triggered by stressors.

BP Fails To Reach Settlement Before Civil Trial

AP | Posted 04.21.2013 | Green

LONDON (AP) — BP says it has failed to reach a settlement in advance of next week's civil trial on the Deepwater Horizon accident and is ready to de...

Restoring the Gulf by Pointing Baby Turtles Back to Sea

Dennis Takahashi-Kelso | Posted 12.11.2012 | Green
Dennis Takahashi-Kelso

Sea turtles are at sea for most of their life cycle, but they return to beaches in Texas, Alabama and Florida to lay their eggs. Although the Deepwater Horizon oil spill harmed turtles, we can help them recover by taking steps on the shore to protect their nesting habitats.

'BP Dropped The Ball On Major Accident Hazards'

AP | RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTI | Posted 09.23.2012 | Green

HOUSTON (AP) — BP and the drilling contractor that operated the ill-fated Deepwater Horizon were so focused on worker safety they didn't do enough t...

Obama Plans Return Trip To Louisiana Gulf Coast On Friday

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama said Thursday he was "furious" about the situation in the Gulf of Mexico and that BP hasn't moved fast enoug...