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House Passes First Major Gulf Oil Spill Bill

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON-- (BY LARRY MARGASAK, AP) The House on Thursday passed the first major bill related to the Gulf of Mexico oil rig explosion, voting to allo...

Green News Report: July 1, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: BP Disaster n...

The Public is Ready for Clean Energy Legislation, Is the Senate?

Josh Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Nelson

Jonathan Cohn, writing at his new must-read blog, has a fascinating piece on the policy implications of the ongoing oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. ...

Gulf Stream May Send Oil Spill Up East Coast

AP | ALLEN G. BREED and SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

VENICE, La. — A sense of doom settled over the American coastline from Louisiana to Florida on Saturday as a massive oil slick spewing from a ru...

Oil Spill Worse Than Exxon Valdez: Oceanographer

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The Gulf Coast spill will have eclipsed the Exxon Valdez in terms of total gallons of oil before the weekend is over -- making it the largest oil spil...

Black Gold -- the Lifeblood of War

Randall Amster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Randall Amster

There's no need to get conspiratorial about all of this. What's happening in the Gulf is war. That's what we've got on our collective hands here, in one form or another.

Hurricane Earl 2010: Updates, Information, Resources

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Hurricane Earl 2010 is the official name for the fifth Atlantic hurricane this season (see the complete list here). The last Hurricane Earl formed in...

Hurricane Danielle 2010: Updates, Information, Resources

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Hurricane Danielle 2010 is the official name for the fourth Atlantic hurricane this season (see the complete list here). Hurricane Danielle formed ...

Hurricane Colin 2010: Updates, Information, Resources

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Hurricane Colin 2010 is the official name for the third Atlantic hurricane this season (see the complete list here). The last Hurricane Colin was for...

BP Oil Spill Cleanup Did Not Consider Hurricanes

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP)-- Rep. Edward Markey says BP's disaster response plan for an oil spill doesn't mention hurricanes or tropical storms. Markey says the...

Gulf Oil Spill May Eclipse Exxon Valdez

CAIN BURDEAU and HOLBROOK MOHR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

VENICE, La. (AP) -- An oil spill that threatened to eclipse even the Exxon Valdez disaster spread out of control with a faint sheen washing ashore alo...

The Gulf Coast Oil Spill: An Ecological Disaster Years in the Making

Janet Ritz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Janet Ritz

The BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill has now reached the Gulf Coast and will likely eclipse the Exxon Valdez disaster in its impact on the ecology of th...

Halliburton May Be Culprit In Oil Rig Explosion

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

This story has been updated Giant oil-services provider Halliburton may be a primary suspect in the investigation into the oil rig explosion that has...

Tourism Executives: Gulf Needs Marketing Money

AP | ILEANA MORALES | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — States bordering the gushing oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico need as much as $500 million to boost tourism with marketing campaigns...

U.S. Accepts International Assistance For Gulf Oil Spill

AP | TOM BREEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS — The United States is accepting help from 12 countries and international organizations in dealing with the massive oil spill in the...

Green News Report: June 29, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Hurricane sea...

The Cost of Offshore Drilling: Photos You Haven't Seen

Philip Radford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Philip Radford

This is why the President's offshore drilling proposal needs to be taken off the table now. 2010-04-29-greenpeaceoilspill.jpg

Why is an auto company talking about water?

Sue Cischke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sue Cischke

Not surprisingly, when I am asked to participate in professional conferences, the requests center on Ford's view of the future of transportation. It's...

Green News Report -- April 29, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: More on Linds...

Offshore Drilling -- Opening Pandora's Box

Karl Grossman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Karl Grossman

What's happening now in the Gulf of Mexico will occur more often if the plan to open more offshore waters to oil and gas drilling moves ahead -- such drilling and spillage are intertwined.

Oil Execs Called To Testify Before Congress On Gulf Coast Spill, Consumer Pricing

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The House Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming has called the chief executives of America's top five oil companies to testify on...

Growing Swath Of Gulf Coast At Risk As Tropical Storm Alex Approaches

AP | MIGUEL ANGEL HERNANDEZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

VILLAHERMOSA, Mexico — Hurricane warnings were posted Monday for a stretch of Gulf coast in southern Texas and northern Mexico as Tropical Storm...

Cape Cod Wind Farm, First Offshore, A Go: AP

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

UPDATE From The Associated Press: A coalition of groups that oppose the construction of a wind farm in Nantucket Sound say they will sue "immediately"...

History of the Cape Cod Offshore Wind Energy Project

Kevin Grandia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kevin Grandia

The Cape Cod offshore wind project has been quite controversial and many years in the making, so I thought I would break down the history of the project.

False Pregnancy For Mei Xiang, National Zoo Panda

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — The National Zoo says its female giant panda is not pregnant after all. The zoo says a final ultrasound and hormone analysis Tuesd...