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Obama Opened Floodgates for Offshore Fracking in Recent Gulf of Mexico Lease

Steve Horn | Posted 08.28.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlogIn little-noticed news arising out of a recent Gulf of Mexico offshore oil and gas lease held by the U.S. Department of In...

Funds for Tracing Gulf Seafood Slated to Run Out at Year's End

Susan Buchanan | Posted 05.10.2014 | Green
Susan Buchanan

Louisiana seafood vendors were hurt by the 2010 BP spill, fishing closures and consumers' fears that Gulf shrimp, oysters and fish were tainted. The catch isn't fully back to pre-spill levels but vendors want to prove they have quality, local seafood to sell.

ALEC's Other 'Deadly Force' Campaign to Kill Climate Initiatives

Elliott Negin | Posted 06.20.2012 | Politics
Elliott Negin

With ALEC in the spotlight, what has still gone unmentioned is its longtime stealth campaign to scuttle state -- and federal -- climate change initiatives, despite the fact that a number of its corporate members publicly acknowledge that global warming is a serious problem.

BP Lands the '2010 Accidental Earth Experiment' Prize!!!

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

Crossposted with www.TheGreenGrok.com. Award Achieved Through Remarkable Corporate Focus on Negligence and Incompetence While BP has distanced itself ...

Gulf Oil Blowout and Gusher: Environmental Catastrophe or Much Ado About Nothing?

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

The blowout accident is just one more in a seemingly endless string of environmental insults and injuries. Life on the bayou gets harder each year and a rich and unique heritage is slowly eroding away.

Waxman and Markey's Hydraulic Fracking Smackdown

Kevin Grandia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kevin Grandia

Looks like the US Congress is going to crack down on the natural gas industry over the nasty process of hydraulic fracturing.

Oil Sh%& Happens: Is It Worth It?

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

As the deepwater oil spill arrives on the Gulf Coast, just some quotes to consider ... from John McCain to Barack Obama to George Will.

Meet the new face of BP's damage control campaign

theGrio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
theGrio

Is Darryl Willis's rise to the top of BP's spill response a cynical play of the race card by a company that's been hammered for its environmental and economic destruction, public insensitivity, and dodges and evasions?

BP America FINED $5.2 Million For Misreporting Output In Colorado

AP | KRISTEN WYATT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — The Obama administration has fined BP America $5.2 million for allegedly submitting false reports about energy production on an Indian ...

Weathering the Oil Spill: Tar Balls, Streamers, and Eddies

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

Today's oil spill news is dominated by Obama's Oval Office speech, but the highlight for me was a quiet update by the head of NOAA yesterday.

When You Add 2,400 Businesses and Lose Three, You're Winning

James Boyce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
James Boyce

Two weeks ago, BP America, Caterpillar Inc. and ConocoPhillips decided not to renew their membership in the US Climate Action Partnership.

Business America Lights a Candle for Copenhagen

Jonathan A. Schein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jonathan A. Schein

There are many in the corporate realm who "get it" -- that's why they're finding new and innovative ways to combat climate change.

Oil Chiefs Say High Prices Not Our Fault

AP | H. JOSEF HEBERT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Don't blame us, oil industry chiefs told a skeptical Congress. Top executives of the country's five biggest oil companies said Tues...