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Oil Disaster

Dozens Feared Dead In Fire At Azerbaijan Oil Rig

Reuters | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 12.05.2015 | World

BAKU, Dec 5 (Reuters) - At least one worker was killed and 30 others were missing on Saturday after an Azeri oil platform caught fire during high wind...

Another fossil fuel tragedy. Another reason to get to work.

Erich Pica | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Erich Pica

Last week's deadly pipeline explosion in San Bruno, California, described by the local fire captain as like "a 747 had landed on us," sends yet anothe...

Big Oil's Relentless Assault on Democracy

Javier Sierra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Javier Sierra

Money has this amazing power to tear down doors and wipe out consciences. And Big Oil has so much money, it's no longer called money, it's called power.

Dan Froomkin

Turtle Rescue Efforts Are Guided By Hope And Guesswork, Not Data (VIDEO) | Dan Froomkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Federal wildlife officials embarking on a mass relocation of sea turtle hatchlings from the Northern Gulf Coast are hoping the endangered animals have...

Dan Froomkin

Gulf Oil Spill: Scientists Beg For A Chance To Take Basic Measurements | Dan Froomkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A group of independent scientists, frustrated and dumbfounded by the continued lack of the most basic data about the 77-day-old BP oil disaster, has p...

Oil Spills: A History Of Disaster (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Travis Walter Donovan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The recent disaster that occurred at a BP offshore drilling site near Louisiana--seriously injuring 17 workers, leaving 11 still missing, and leaking ...

Dan Froomkin

NOAA's Dual Mission Puts Some Data On A Slower Track | Dan Froomkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Three weeks after BP's oil well blew up and started poisoning the Gulf of Mexico, the private research vessel Jack Fitz, carrying a team of well-equip...

BP Using Google To Manipulate Public Opinion

Jacqueline Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jacqueline Leo

Now there's another reason to hate the company that America hates most, BP is using paid search to influence public opinion as people look for information about the oil spill and its consequences.

BP's Top Two Officials On Rig Are No-Shows At Crucial Hearing

Huffington Post | Marcus Baram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

This story has been updated Some of the most-anticipated witnesses at key oil spill hearings -- including BP's top official on the Deepwater Horizon ...

Gulf Disaster Shows Drilling Is Too Dangerous

Jamie Rappaport Clark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jamie Rappaport Clark

If the catastrophe in the Gulf does not wake us up to the need to wean ourselves off oil and move towards clean, safe, renewable energy, I don't know what will.

Dan Froomkin

Gulf Spill Hearing: Oil Execs Will Point Fingers At Each Other | Dan Froomkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Executives from the three companies most implicated in the disastrous oil-rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico will point fingers at each other Tuesday...