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Gulf Residents

Gulf Of Mexico Residents Hail Ruling Against BP

AP | By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN and JANET McCONNAUGHEY | Posted 09.05.2014 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Environmentalists, recreational fishermen and people who make their living on the Gulf of Mexico are hailing a federal judge's ru...

Four Years After the BP Oil Spill, Hope for a Full Recovery in the Gulf Remains Strong Despite Slow Progress

Kara Lankford | Posted 06.17.2014 | Green
Kara Lankford

To restore the Gulf will take a comprehensive, holistic approach. We have to mitigate the environmental effects of the oil spill as well correct for prior problems triggered by stressors.

Gulf Residents Say No to Congressional Push for Faster, Dangerous Drilling

Rocky Kistner | Posted 07.13.2011 | Green
Rocky Kistner

We have a tone deaf Congress that seems bent on ignoring recent history, including the fact their constituents are still suffering economic, emotional and physical harm from the oil disaster.

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.

Gulf Oil Spill Hits Workers Hard, Aid Groups Out Of Money

AP | KEVIN McGILL and TOM BREEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

NEW ORLEANS — The oil has stopped flowing into the Gulf of Mexico, and that should be a relief. But with fewer cleanup jobs to be had, many of t...

As Oil Spill Cleanup Shifts Gears, Gulf Residents Fear They'll Be Forgotten

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Obama administration officials promised Sunday to remain focused on the Gulf Coast -- punishing BP for the worst oil spill in U.S. history, and cleani...

SIGNS OF FRUSTRATION: Gulf Residents Have Nothing But Time -- To Protest

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

If you want to know how residents here feel about the oil spill, just read the signs that are posted on seemingly every electrical pole, planted in fr...