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5 Things I've Learned 5 Years After The BP Oil Spill

Olivia Bouler | Posted 06.20.2015 | Teen
Olivia Bouler

I've been told that in the darkest nights, the brightest stars are seen. Five years ago, the BP Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico on April 20, 2010 was one of those nights.

You Might Have Forgotten The BP Oil Spill, But These Animals Haven't

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 04.20.2014 | Green

It's been four years since BP's Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico, killing 11 workers and sending more than 200 million gallons...

Gulf War Syndrome Comes to the Gulf of Mexico?

Claudia S. Miller, M.D., M.S. | Posted 04.07.2014 | Green
Claudia S. Miller, M.D., M.S.

Not one dime has been allocated to study how toxic exposures resulting from this disaster may have rendered thousands of individuals chemically intolerant and suffering from the same disabling multi-system symptoms that continue to afflict Gulf War veterans.

Oil Disaster Trial Phase 2: BP vs. Reality

Andreas Merkl | Posted 12.22.2013 | Green
Andreas Merkl

It does not require a court decision, however, to arrive at the simple conclusion that BP must pay -- and that it should pay in full -- for restoration of the Gulf. BP has veered off the path it was on 3 years ago to take responsibility for the damage it caused.

WATCH: A History Of BP's Ads Since The Gulf Spill

Posted 04.16.2013 | Green

Saturday, April 20 marks the third anniversary of the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico as efforts continue to clean up the region and restore wetlan...

The Daily Szep -- BP's $4.5 Billion Fine

Paul Szep | Posted 01.19.2013 | Comedy
Paul Szep


Did Oil From The BP Spill Kill This Young Sperm Whale?

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 10.25.2012 | Green

Photographs of a dead sperm whale found in the Gulf of Mexico a few weeks after the BP Deepwater disaster have reignited a debate as to the extent of ...

Battling for Birds After the BP Oil Spill (PHOTOS)

Sarah Hull | Posted 05.23.2012 | Green
Sarah Hull

The oil-slicked seabirds have flown off to bluer oceans, but the padded pool used to recuperate them remains, a thoughtful placeholder should they need to return.

Report From Tokyo: How Long Should TEPCO Call the Shots?

David Wagner | Posted 08.03.2011 | Home
David Wagner

One has to wonder how long Tokyo Electric Power should call the shots. There is something inherently wrong with allowing the hen to rule the hen house. Yet that is what is happening.

One Year Later, Congressional Action Long Overdue

Jamie Rappaport Clark | Posted 06.21.2011 | Green
Jamie Rappaport Clark

The only way to ensure we won't forever condemn future generations to cleaning up our messes is to stop making them in the first place. That means ensuring drilling companies are responsible for fixing their mistakes.

Jason Linkins

BP Continues To Do What They Do Best: Thwart Media Coverage Of The Oil Spill | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.30.2011 | Green

Everyone who hasn't already done so should direct their RSS feeds and whatnot in the direction of Mother Jones' news-gathering super-hero Mac McClella...

BP to Feinberg: Stop Paying People So Much

Rocky Kistner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Rocky Kistner

BP says Feinberg's estimates of the damage caused by the historic blowout were way too pessimistic and that his calculations for payments to impacted Gulf residents are off base and inaccurate.

Comparing the Chilean Miners' Rescue to the BP Oil Spill

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Danny Groner

"Watching the miraculous rescue of the Chilean miners, though, I was struck by the similarity with the efforts to cap BP's runaway Macondo well in the...

'It's as if a Nuclear Apocalypse has Gone Off in the Gulf'

Allison Kilkenny | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Allison Kilkenny

All the right rich people want the Gulf squared in their rearview mirrors. The oil companies want to drill, and many politicians want the oil companies to stay happy so they can secure their donations come election time.

PHOTOS: Commit To A Weekend Without Oil With These Top Petroleum-Free Products

Zem Joaquin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Zem Joaquin

Most of us understand the correlation between oil and cars - transportation accounts for 40 percent of our petroleum consumption. What many of us are ...

PHOTOS: First Oiled Turtles Released Back Into The Wild

Associated Press/CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

(AP) CEDAR KEY, Fla. -- The first rehabilitated turtles oiled by BP's massive leak were released back into the Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday, with scien...

Gulf Restoration

Edward Flattau | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Edward Flattau

Everyone wants to make amends to coastal Louisiana, but it is best not to do so by trying to replicate nature. Better to facilitate the opportunity for nature to run her course.

Profiting From The BP Oil Spill -- The Gulf Coast 'Spillionaires' (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Nathaniel Cahners Hindman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In 1989, when the Exxon Valdez tanker spewed 11 million gallons of oil onto the Alaskan coastline, the state was deep in the throes of a recession. To...

Your New BFF, the Chemical Industry

Alison Rose Levy | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alison Rose Levy

The SCC says we need "Public safety information for all chemicals, and prompt action to phase out the most dangerous chemicals." Our BFF only wants to studying a handful of those chemicals.

Who is Helping Resolve the Oil Spill? (Infographic)

Brian Clark Howard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brian Clark Howard

Due to editorial consideration, the infographic and accompanying text have been removed from this post....

Too Bad to Fail

Sherman Yellen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sherman Yellen

Instead of too big to fail, BP is too bad to fail. We cannot set in motion the laws that would ruin it because in doing so they may not have the resources to make good on the damages.

Oil Spill Volunteers Growing Impatient With BP

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

As 210,000 gallons of oil pump into the Gulf of Mexico every day, thousands of volunteers from the region and around the nation are mobilizing to assi...

Evolving to Survive: What We Must Do

Arthur Rosenfeld | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Arthur Rosenfeld

Consumption, a term once applied to a wasting disease, is about filling a yawning emotional hole.

BP OIl Spill Inspires New Xbox 360 Game

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Now you can try your hand at stopping the oil spill in the Gulf Coast. A new game inspired by the ongoing BP oil spill has hit the Xbox Live games ma...

Lucia Graves

Rep. Markey Wants All Oil Response Resources Directed To The Gulf, Introduces Bills To Improve 'Tool Kit' | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democratic Rep. Edward Markey of Massachusetts called for the nation's oil response resources to be directed to the Gulf, expressing his concern for t...