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Gulf Oil Spill Cost: Federal Gulf Cleanup Costs At $87M And Rising

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Federal officials say cleaning up the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has already cost the government $87 million, making it the third-most ex...

Oil, Obfuscations and Videotape in the Gulf of Mexico

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Georgianne Nienaber

Though federal and state officials claim to be "forward leaning" in their response to the oil leak, is total and absolute transparency the order of the day? Or is PR serving to pull the wool over the eyes of a confused public?

Delta Official: Oil Spill Could Be Hitting Louisiana Coast Now

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Georgianne Nienaber

We spent the day driving the I-10 from Tallahassee to New Orleans. A pungent odor is hanging over the Crescent City, and it has nothing to do with what is being smoked at Jazz Fest.

The F Word: Catastrophes Every Day for Profit

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Flanders

"It's premature to say this is catastrophic." The words of Gulf Coast Coast Guard Commander Mary Landry about the BP oil spill Tuesday were spoken as ...

Controlled Burn of Deepwater Horizon Spill Began Wednesday

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Georgianne Nienaber

U.S. Coast Guard Rear Adm. Mary Landry, met with media to discuss the explosion on Wednesday afternoon. Landry said, "I have not been sugarcoating this. It is premature to say it is a catastrophe, but I will say it is serious."