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Gulf Oil Cleanup

How Microbes And Currents Saved The Gulf From Total Disaster

| Posted 01.10.2012 | Green

By David Biello (Click here for the original article.) Microbes kept the oil and gas spewing from the Macondo well from becoming even more of a di...

Power Shift; Where Youth Fights for Our Future

Rocky Kistner | Posted 06.17.2011 | Green
Rocky Kistner

After the Deepwater Horizon exploded a year ago, Andre Gaines jumped at the opportunity to work on the cleanup when BP contractors came calling in his small town. But, soon after, things started to seem unusual.

The Religious Mandate To Not Abandon The Gulf

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Rachel Cohen Religion News Service (RNS) Six months ago, we watched in horror as an offshore drilling rig exploded and five million barrels of oi...

Oil Miraculously Disappears As Elections Grow Near, Study Says

John Marshall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
John Marshall

A new study has learned that oil, which was previously thought to be capable of moving through an ocean for ten years or more, killing wildlife and destroying an economy, disappears completely the closer it gets to elections.

Gulf Cap Will Be UNMONITORED As BP Suspends Efforts

AP | COLLEEN LONG and MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

ON THE GULF OF MEXICO (AP) -- Engineers prepared to abandon their vigil over BP's broken oil well Friday as ships and rig workers evacuated the Gulf ...

FAIL WHALE: Giant Oil Skimmer Won't Work In Gulf Spill Cleanup

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS — A giant oil skimmer brought in from Portugal is too big to be used in the Gulf cleanup effort. The Taiwanese vessel "A Whale" was...

Ryan Grim

Louisiana Watermen Demand Proper Safety Equipment In Gulf Oil Cleanup | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

In the harried cleanup that followed the attack on downtown New York on September 11th, managers of the process famously failed to equip workers with ...

Gulf Oil Cleanup: 100-Ton Concrete-And-Steel Contraption Hauled To Well

AP | NOAKI SCHWARTZ and HARRY R. WEBER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

ON THE GULF OF MEXICO — The deadly blowout of an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico was triggered by a bubble of methane gas that escaped from the we...

Gulf Oil Spill: The Worst Environmental Damage Is What We Don't See

Newsweek | Sharon Begley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Giant plumes of crude oil mixed with methane are sweeping the ocean depths with devastating consequences. 'I'm not too worried about oil on the surfac...

BP Twitter Spoof Generates $10K For Gulf Helpers

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

NEW ORLEANS — A spoof on BP's oil spill public relations has brought in $10,000 for a nonprofit conservation group for the Gulf of Mexico Gulf ...