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Gulf Coast Oil Spill

Jason Linkins

BP's Damage To The Gulf Of Mexico Has Been Wildly Exaggerated, Says BP Flack In Politico Magazine

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.22.2014 | Politics

[Updated, below.] Today's Politico Magazine offers up some seriously dope sponsored content for your weary body, in the form of an article called "...

WATCH: Deaf Dolphin Nursed Back To Health Finds New Home

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 09.12.2012 | Green

A deaf dolphin discovered beached and near death in March has been given a second chance, thanks to the emergency efforts of the Audubon Aquatic Cente...

Louisiana's Oyster and Shrimp Supplies Will Remain Tight

Susan Buchanan | Posted 12.19.2011 | Green
Susan Buchanan

Lately, Louisiana residents have worried that their lunchtime oyster and shrimp poboys are torpedoing the weekly budget. After a series of calamities in recent years, Louisiana shellfish is expensive and won't become cheaper anytime soon.

The State of the Gulf Coast: A Report by Save Our Gulf Waterkeepers

Edward James Olmos | Posted 12.05.2011 | Green
Edward James Olmos

While progress has been made and restoration has most certainly begun in the gulf since the BP gusher last year, its clear from a new report that there is a great deal of work to be done.

Coast Guard: 'Sheen Sightings' in Gulf Not Related To BP Well

AP | Posted 11.28.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS -- The Coast Guard says a series of "sheen sightings" have been reported in the area where the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig exploded in ...

Airline Channels Blago, Offers 'F-ing Golden' Fares

Posted 08.29.2011 | Chicago

A small Florida-based airline, which is developing a reputation for piggybacking their special offers off the scandals surrounding publicly-defaced fi...

Warning Signs Flash at the Start of a Crucial Shrimp Season in the Gulf

Rocky Kistner | Posted 07.20.2011 | Green
Rocky Kistner

The first week of Louisiana's crucial brown shrimp season is nearly over and the reports from fishermen are not good.

The Parallel Universe of the Gulf Oil Threat

Rocky Kistner | Posted 07.11.2011 | Green
Rocky Kistner

There are images and reports that BP and the tourist industry don't talk about much. Most tourists have no idea there are 4,000 oil spills a year in the Gulf. The size and stakes of this oil threat are still as big as they've ever been.

BP, Feinberg and Some Shameful Legal Ethics

Joanne Doroshow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Joanne Doroshow

In a strong rebuke to BP and the legal ethics of its embattled hired gun, Ken Feinberg, a federal judge ruled it was misleading for Feinberg to call himself "independent" of BP. Finally, the residents in the Gulf may have caught a break.

WATCH: Gulf Residents Won't Feel Safe From Oil Spill Until 'Things Stop Dying'

The Huffington Post | Joanna Zelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Day 46 - This is the exact day that Rosina Philippe remembers the devastating effects of the Gulf oil spill reaching her home. Rosina recalls that "...

Happy Holidays From BP, the Gift That Keeps on Giving

Jerry Cope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jerry Cope

Under gray overcast skies eight months after the BP blowout in the Gulf of Mexico, waves of crude oil roll into estuaries, bayous, and onto the desert...

Protecting Our Colorado Legacy

Steve Torbit | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Steve Torbit

With the relentless barrage of election-year polls and political ads, it's easy to focus on the candidates and forget about the issues. But after the ...

Jason Linkins

Grocer Urges Gulf Coast Shrimp On Customers -- Buyer Beware?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Apparently, the Harris Teeter grocery store chain has something called the "Fresh Catch Club," and yesterday, its members received an email, flagged b...

Jason Linkins

Former Gulf Fishermen-Turned-Clean-Up Contractors Enthuse: 'Thank God For BP'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Seems like only months ago that BP was the name on every acid-tipped tongue for the way the Deepwater Horizon oil spill had completely decimated the G...

Countering BP's PR: Deception by Dispersal; The Great Gulf Oil Tragedy

Rocky Kistner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Rocky Kistner

BP's intent all along has been to bury the oil underwater and keep it out of sight. Some biologists agree that keeping it underwater and out of the marshes is best. But many fishermen think once it gets on the bottom, it can't be retrieved.

Gulf Oil Spill: BP Says Time For 'Scaleback' Of Cleanup Efforts

AP | HARRY R. WEBER and GREG BLUESTEIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

BILOXI, Miss. — BP's new boss says it's time for a "scaleback" in cleaning up the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Federal officials say there is no wa...

The Gulf Oil Spill: An Assessment Ongoing

Bill Liao | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Liao

People soon forget tragedies and move on. We have an opportunity to use this moment to gain some traction in the many alternative energy sources that don't carry such high environmental risks.

Dick Wadhams, Dan Maes Trash Bill Ritter For Saying Oil Spill Shows Importance Of Regulations; McInnis Stays Silent

KDVR | Eli Stokols | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. - All is quiet on the western slope, at least on the subject of regulating oil and gas development -- but that's about to change. ...

Don't Cut Civil Workforce

Max Stier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Max Stier

As history shows, any small, short-term budgetary gains from work force cutbacks are likely to be offset by serious regulatory missteps, more after-the-fact finger-pointing and a continuation of the cycle of failure and mistrust.

For Gulf Coast Fishermen, The Future Is Very Bleak

AP | JASON DEAREN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

ON THE GULF OF MEXICO — Ron Price guns the outboard motor on his 22-foot fishing boat, racing through an alley in high marsh grass and finally s...

While We Wait: Deepwater Photos and Video from Sunday Flyover

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Karen Dalton-Beninato

NewOrleans.com Producer Dwayne Fatheree has posted a new gallery of photos and video from his Deepwater Horizon site flyover yesterday. He writes t...

Dan Froomkin

NOAA Hoarding Key Data On Oil Spill Damage

HuffingtonPost.com | Dan Froomkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is hoarding vast amounts of raw data that independent marine researchers say could help both the p...

'Instant Oil Spill' Fills Any Website With (Digital) Crude (PICTURES)

Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

As the oil spill in the Gulf Coast continues, A Cleaner Future, an organization devoted to finding clean sources of alternate energy, has created Inst...

A Sign of the Times in Generation Gulf

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Karen Dalton-Beninato

People have suggested that since the Gulf Coast voted for politicians funded by big oil, it deserves whatever it gets. But writing off a region becomes more difficult if you think about the children breathing in the fumes and drinking the water.

Effects of a Brazilian Oil Spill 10 Years On

Gabriel Elizondo | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Gabriel Elizondo

In 2000 at the time of the Guanabara spill people estimated it would take 10 years for the ecosystem to recover. I was recently led into a large patch of mangrove that was hardest hit by the oil and there is no recovery after all these years.