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U.S. Looking To Get More From Oil, Natural Gas Leases

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — The Interior Department says it will study how other countries collect oil and natural gas royalties to determine whether the Unite...

Bill Maher On BP Oil Spill: 'I Feel Oily ... I Feel Their Sh*t On Me' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Friday marked Bill Maher's last show of the season, and while the BP oil spill has been a subject on "Real Time" from week to week, this time Maher de...

Gulf Oil Spill: BP's Failures Amplified By Numerous Gaffes

AP | HARRY R. WEBER and ERIN McCLAM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

HOUSTON — BP is already fighting an oil gusher it can't contain and watching its mighty market value wither away. Its own bumbling public-relati...

Gulf Needs Concrete Actions That Respect Residents' Rights

Kerry Kennedy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kerry Kennedy

CODEN, Ala. -- When Gulf Coast resident Louise Bosarge heard President Obama refer to her community as "resilient," her response was poetic: "We bounce back. We always bounce back. Bouncing hurts."

It's Hair Raising: We Want to Stop the Spill

Nancy Chuda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Nancy Chuda

We are cut out when it comes to our voices and opinions concerning the BP oil spill. We are cut off from the people who are vying to find solutions. However, there is a natural and safe oil spill clean-up alternative.

GOP: Gulf Oil Spill Shows Obama's Lack Of Leadership

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Republican presidential contenders appear to have found a 2012 campaign theme: They're spreading the word that President Barack Obama lacks enough rea...

Gulf Oil Spill: Cleaning Animals Largely Futile, Scientist Says

AP | JOHN FLESHER and NOAKI SCHWARTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

FORT JACKSON, La. — Rescuers gently washing the goo from pelicans make for some of the few hopeful images from the disaster on the Gulf of Mexic...

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
DK Matai

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post....

Green News Report -- June 10, 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: Even more of t...

Upper Big Branch: Fallen Miners Remembered

AP | JOHN RABY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — They ranged in age from 20 to 61. Some had been miners only a few months, others for 34 years. Their passions ranged from k...

Upper Big Branch Mine: Crews Begin Recovering Bodies

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Mine crews have started the solemn task of bringing the victims of this week's underground coal mine explosion to the surfac...

Elephant Shocked By Electric Wire KILLS Circus Worker

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. — A coroner says a circus elephant that kicked a handler and killed him before a performance in northeastern Pennsylvania did ...

Hundreds Of Oil-Covered Birds Flooding Into Louisiana Wildlife Center

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS — A wildlife rescue center in Louisiana says it has gotten more than five times as many oily birds in the past few days than in the ...

BP Now Valued At Less Than Its Assets

By BRIAN SKOLOFF and RAY HENRY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

GRAND ISLE, La. (AP) -- The financial toll of the oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico escalated Wednesday as BP's stock plummeted to a 14-year lo...

Gulf Residents, Businesses: BP Holding Up Damages Claims

By BRIAN SKOLOFF and RAY HENRY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

GRAND ISLE, La. (AP) � The financial toll of the oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico escalated Wednesday as BP's stock plummeted to a 14-year l...

The Winds of Change

Ted Danson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ted Danson

While images of oiled wildlife and beaches hit us in the gut there's another reason why it's time to stop drilling for oil in our oceans. It might not have a face or feathers, but it's just as important.

BP Didn't "Spill" Milk in the Gulf of Mexico

Kevin Grandia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kevin Grandia

It's quite a coup for BP to have such a massive disaster on its hands to be described as a "spill," a word that implies accidental and minor in scale. "Oops, I spilled my milk" comes to mind.

Eco Etiquette: Are Women Greener Than Men?

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

Send all your eco-inquiries to Jennifer Grayson at eco.etiquette@gmail.com. Questions may be edited for length and clarity. I got into a heated debat...

West Virginia Mine Operator Escaped Extra Federal Oversight Despite Numerous Violations

New York Times | MICHAEL COOPER and IAN URBINA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The operator of the West Virginia mine that exploded on Monday, killing at least 25 people, was warned by federal officials just over two years ago th...

Jason Linkins

Massey CEO Blankenship Has Complained About 'Nonsensical' Regulation

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Another way of saying that the rules are "difficult to comply with" is to say: "On the other hand, we're just fine racking up multiple violations."

Offshore Drilling Most Popular Among Republicans, Elderly, White and Wealthy

Josh Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Nelson

When President Obama announced recently that he'd open new coastal areas to offshore drilling, there was considerable speculation as to what the polit...

Pelosi Demands Oil Spill Legislation By July 4

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE and LARRY MARGASAK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will return to the Gulf Coast next week for a two-day update on the Gulf oil spill, reacting to Americans' r...

Crocodiles Can Surf Across Open Seas, Scientists Say

AP | ROD McGUIRK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

CANBERRA, Australia — Crocodiles can surf ocean currents to take long leisurely journeys across open seas in the South Pacific, a researcher sai...

WATCH: Roy Sekoff: Experts? 300 Million Americans Can Tell Obama Whose Ass to Kick

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Huff TV

Huffington Post editor Roy Sekoff appeared on "The Ed Show" Tuesday to follow up on President Obama's response to the ecological disaster in the Gulf ...

Dan Froomkin

Gulf Oil Spill: Federal Estimates Again Eclipsed By Reality

HuffingtonPost.com | Dan Froomkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Video from the sea floor has once again exposed as ludicrous the federal estimates of how much oil is poisoning the Gulf of Mexico. That video shows t...