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Bp Oil Spill Anniversary

Remembering The Gulf Oil Spill

The Huffington Post | Jessica Leader | Posted 04.20.2013 | Green

Three years have passed since the Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded, killing 11 workers and leaving oil gushing into the Gulf of Mexico. From April 2...

What's Changed About Deepwater Drilling Since Macondo? Not a Lot.

Robert L. Cavnar | Posted 06.20.2012 | Green
Robert L. Cavnar

Tonight at 9:50 p.m. central time marks the anniversary of the exact time that BP's deepwater well named Macondo blew out, killing 11 workers, destroying Transocean's Deepwater Horizon, and putting five million barrels of oil into the water 5,000 feet below the surface of the Gulf of Mexico.

The Gulf Oil Spill Tragedy In Pictures

Posted 04.20.2012 | Green

Two years have passed since the Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico, yet the effects are still being felt. Tar balls are turning ...

BP Disaster Anniversary a Reminder of Regulatory Changes Needed

Dennis Takahashi-Kelso | Posted 06.19.2012 | Green
Dennis Takahashi-Kelso

We need to decide whether it is appropriate to lease sensitive areas of the ocean for oil and gas development. To make smart decisions, though, we need solid scientific information -- and that information does not exist for most "frontier" areas.

Today, Youth Across the U.S. Take Action to Make BP Pay!

Cherri Foytlin | Posted 06.20.2011 | Green
Cherri Foytlin

Together, our movement can be strong enough to topple the deadly influence that big polluters have in Washington, and across the nation. With your help, we can restore the Gulf Coast and hold BP accountable.

Happy Anniversary

Mark Kurlansky | Posted 06.20.2011 | Green
Mark Kurlansky

I was reminded of BP as I watched the Tokyo Electric Power Company catastrophe. Both disasters are gifts from an energy industry that reassures us their operations are safe while investing little in making sure of it.

Feds Reopen Last Gulf Waters Closed Since Oil Spill

AP | By CAIN BURDEAU | Posted 06.20.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS -- It was the catastrophe that seemed to crush a way of life, an oil rig exploding in the darkness and plunging the Gulf Coast and its peo...

Obama On Spill Anniversary: 'The Job Isn't Done'

AP | Posted 06.20.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama is noting the one-year anniversary of the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico, payin...

Oil Spill Anniversary: 7 Tips to Put Your Money Where Your South Is

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 06.19.2011 | Travel
Karen Dalton-Beninato

After this week, many reporters will go back to not covering sick fishermen and dead dolphins because it's time for someone else's terrible anniversary. But here are seven tips for those looking to invest in the area for more than a day.

PHOTOS: The Most Powerful Image Of Gulf Oil Spill One Year Later

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.20.2011 | Green

One year after BP's Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico killed 11 offshore workers and triggered one of the largest environmenta...

Gulf Mom Threatened by Oil Disaster Walks the Walk to D.C.

Rocky Kistner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Rocky Kistner

Cherri Foytlin is a mom on a mission. As the anniversary of the BP oil disaster approaches, Cherri says the message still is not getting to the country's political leaders. So the Louisiana mother decided to take the message to them in person.