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Fishing and Breathing BP's Oil: What's "Safe?"

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Georgianne Nienaber

Is it acceptable for recreational anglers, but not Grandma in Iowa, to consume seafood from previously closed fishing grounds on the Louisiana coast?

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 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

Louisiana Oil Spill Gets Worse: New Leak Increases Estimated Spill By Five Times

AP | CAIN BURDEAU and HOLBROOK MOHR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

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

Oil Leaking From Damaged Offshore Rig

AP | CAIN BURDEAU | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard discovered Saturday that oil is leaking from the damaged well that fed a massive rig that exploded this week off L...

Court's Decision to Overturn the Drilling Moratorium Was Just Plain Wrong

Emma Ruby-Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Emma Ruby-Sachs

I hope the Obama administration's appeal on the Court's overturned drilling moratorium is in front of a judge without ties to the oil industry who understands how to interpret the law accurately and fairly.

Gulf Oil Disaster: Pelicans Coated In Crude, Marshes Heavily Damaged (Picture)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

BARATARIA BAY, La. (AP) -- As officials approached to survey the damage the Gulf oil spill caused in coastal marshes, some brown pelicans couldn't fly...