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'It's as if a Nuclear Apocalypse has Gone Off in the Gulf'

Allison Kilkenny | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Allison Kilkenny

All the right rich people want the Gulf squared in their rearview mirrors. The oil companies want to drill, and many politicians want the oil companies to stay happy so they can secure their donations come election time.

Oil Rig Victims' Families Struggle With Loss

Washington Post | Lonnae O'Neal Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

EUNICE, LA. -- Keith Jones lingered outside the imposing doors of St. Anthony's Catholic Church debating whether to step into the memorial service ins...

Marcus Baram

Gulf Oil Spill Exceeds BP's 'Worst-Case Scenario,' Drilling Supporters On Defensive

HuffingtonPost.com | Marcus Baram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Scroll down for BP's exploration plan The massive gush of oil spilling from the site of the rig that exploded last week exceeds the worst-case scenar...

BP Is Still Pointing Fingers -- Time for Us to Act

Sophie B. Hawkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sophie B. Hawkins

It was just before Earth Day 2010 when the when the BP disaster, a veritable "Chernobyl of the Ocean" and possibly the worst oil spill in human history, erupted.

A Time for Moral Reckoning

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

Theologically, we are witnessing a massive despoiling of God's creation. We were meant to be stewards of the Gulf of Mexico. Instead, we are watching the destruction of all that. Why?

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 ...

BP CEO Hayward: 'We Had Too Many People Working to Save the World'

Kevin Grandia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kevin Grandia

In July 2009, the CEO of BP, Tony Hayward, explained to attendees that BP was going in the wrong direction before he took over as CEO because, "we had too many people that were working to save the world."

BP Smoking Gun? Oil Giant Skipped Critical Testing Hours Before Explosion

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

New revelations about BP's operations on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig on the day of the explosion are being described as the smoking gun that proves ...

Marcus Baram

Whistleblower Claims That BP Was Aware Of Cheating On Blowout Preventer Tests

HuffingtonPost.com | Marcus Baram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

This story has been updated As the federal and congressional probes continue into the causes of the Gulf oil rig explosion, new information is coming...

Dan Froomkin

Gulf Spill Hearing: Oil Execs Will Point Fingers At Each Other

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...