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No Safe Harbor on Gulf Coast; Human Blood Tests Show Dangerous Levels of Toxic Exposure

Jerry Cope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jerry Cope

Within two days after arriving in the region in mid-July, everyone on our team began getting sick. After our first day out on the water, we all had extreme headaches.

Gulf Residents Speak Out About Severe Sickness From Chemicals In The Gulf

Jerry Cope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jerry Cope

"The health effects are the most frightening because everybody is sick and the doctors here don't know how to treat us. We are having a hard time finding doctors."

Did BP Do Us a Favor?

Giles Slade | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Giles Slade

At last, there is a visible environmental crisis caused by our obsession with oil-based energy. It is impossible to dismiss or to spin. This time there aren't going to be any "oil spill deniers."

Three Lessons We Still Haven't Learned 20 Years After the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill

J.S. McDougall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
J.S. McDougall

Take a 10 minute break today, on the anniversary of one of the most tragic--and still unresolved--environmental disasters of our modern energy age to reflect on three lessons.

The Oil Still Polluting Alaska, 20 Years After Exxon Valdez (VIDEO)

J.S. McDougall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
J.S. McDougall

The Exxon Valdez tanker ran aground in the Prince William Sound on March 24th, 1989. Over the next three days, three-thousand miles of Alaska's coastl...

"Fisherma'am" Proposes 28th Amendment: Separation Of Corporation And State

Chelsea Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Every so often an idea comes along that rings with such clarity and purpose that it ignites the imaginations of millions of people. That spark of exci...