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Gulf Oil Spill Recovery

Deep-Sea Recovery From U.S. Gulf Spill Could Take Decades

Reuters | Posted 11.25.2013 | Green

WASHINGTON, Sept 24 (Reuters) - The muddy deep-sea ecosystem around the massive 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill could take decades to recover from the...

New Law On BP Spill Fines Raises Stakes For Gulf States

Reuters | Posted 09.15.2012 | Green

(Repeats to widen readership) * States have higher incentive to demand higher BP fines * Complex talks, litigation could...

Now Is the Time to Invest in Restoring the Health of the Gulf of Mexico

Vikki N. Spruill | Posted 02.06.2012 | Green
Vikki N. Spruill

It took just 89 days for that well to spew over 4 million barrels of oil, but it will take much longer for us to fully understand the impact of this disaster -- and longer still to rebuild a healthy and prosperous Gulf of Mexico.

Disaster in the Gulf: So What Are We Doing About It?

Rocky Kistner | Posted 12.06.2011 | Green
Rocky Kistner

In the Gulf, new information is confirming fears that fish and wildlife -- and millions of people on the Coast -- are being seriously impacted by the 4.9 million barrels of BP oil spewed from the ocean deep last year.

It's Time We Take the Pulse of the Gulf

Vikki N. Spruill | Posted 09.18.2011 | Green
Vikki N. Spruill

We cannot continue to let the Gulf suffer. Pillars of the regional economy -- tourism, energy, recreational fishing and the seafood industry -- cannot prosper without the natural resources that support them.

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...

Attention Must Be Paid: The Gulf Oil Spill Is Not Over

Rev. Jennifer Kottler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. Jennifer Kottler

The minute the spotlight leaves, so will the pressure on BP to make things right for the people and the environment that were destroyed. Attention must be paid.