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Oil Plumes

Oil Plumes: Pressure on Scientists and Pursuit of the Truth

Kert Davies | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kert Davies

News today from credible sources presents evidence suggesting that almost 80% of the oil is likely to be floating under the surface. This contrasts with the government claims that 75% of the oil had disappeared.

Obama Oil Spill Failure: How The President Failed To Crack Down On MMS, BP

Rolling Stone Politics | Tim Dickinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

On May 27th, more than a month into the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history, Barack Obama strode to the podium in the East Room of the White ...

Gulf Oil Spill: Dylan Ratigan Investigates How Scientists Are Studying Underwater Oil Plumes (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Dylan Ratigan broadcast his MSNBC show from Pascagoula, Miss. on Monday afternoon, and included a segment exploring the means by which scientists are ...

Exercise in Denial: BP Still Claims No Oil Plumes

Morgan Goodwin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Morgan Goodwin

BP Executives Tony Hayward and Doug Suttles have repeatedly denied the existence of underwater oil plumes in recent weeks. They cite expert evidence a...

GOP Leaders Play Games While Oil Pours Into the Gulf

Mitchell Bard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mitchell Bard

We have real problems in the United States that have to be addressed. But how can we solve anything when too many political leaders are more interested in seizing on issues to score political points?

Underwater Oil Plumes In Gulf EXPOSED By ABC News (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

ABC News has new video showing oil plumes 40 miles out in the ocean, just southwest of the Deepwater Horizon. So far, three large underwater islands o...

Ed Markey Demands BP Produce Oil Plume Research, Data

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — A congressman is questioning BP CEO Tony Hayward's claim that the oil company has not found evidence of underwater oil plumes. Scie...

Gulf Oil Spill: Massive Underwater Plumes Spell Disaster, Scientists Say

AP | MATTHEW BROWN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS — Independent scientists and government officials say there's a disaster we can't see in the Gulf of Mexico's mysterious depths, the...

Gulf Oil Spill: Scientists Discover Massive New Sea Oil Plume

AP | MATTHEW BROWN and JASON DEAREN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS — Marine scientists have discovered a massive new plume of what they believe to be oil deep beneath the Gulf of Mexico, stretching 2...

Jason Linkins

Jonathan Katz: Member Of Science Team Tasked With Gulf Solution Is A Homophobe, Climate Change Denialist [UPDATE] | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

UPDATE: And now, Katz has been dropped from the oil spill task force. -------- Wow. So, remember earlier when I made note of the team of scientists ...

Jason Linkins

Gulf Oil Spill: Obama Assembles A Team Of Scientists To Fix It | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

For now, oil continues a-gush into the Gulf of Mexico. BP is attempting to stem the flow of oil using a "mile-long tube" to siphon the crude onto awa...

Giant Oil Plumes Found In Gulf Depths

AP/Huffington Post | JEFFREY COLLINS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

ROBERT, La. -- Oil from a blown-out well is forming huge underwater plumes below a visible slick in the Gulf of Mexico, scientists said as BP wrestled...