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Scientific Spill Studies, Funded by BP, Start to Yield Results

Susan Buchanan | Posted 04.10.2014 | Green
Susan Buchanan

Scientists gathered in Alabama last month said their current research on impacts of the 2010 BP spill will help authorities deal with future disasters.

Unfinished Business: The Unspoken Link Between Dispersants and Sick Children in the Gulf of Mexico

Riki Ott | Posted 01.30.2013 | Green
Riki Ott

The problem is the illnesses ­­-- like BP's oil­­ -- just don't "go away" because it's an inconvenience for oil companies and the federal government in charge of an impossible situation: There is no way to clean up oil spills, including tar sands spills.

Spill Commission Concludes Dispersants Are an Acceptable 'Tradeoff'

Jerry Cope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jerry Cope

In the areas where people live near or are surrounded by the Gulf waters, documented cases of sickness consistent with chemical poisoning related to crude and dispersants continue to increase.

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...

Undefeated: The Gulf Coast 6 Months After the Blowout

Jerry Cope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jerry Cope

The crucible of the Gulf provides a harrowing example of the insanity we now consider normal.

BP Oil Dispersants Used Regularly Even After White House Order; Coast Guard Allowed It

AP | H. JOSEF HEBERT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Coast Guard has routinely approved BP requests to use thousands of gallons of toxic chemical a day to break up oil slicks ...

Mikulski Slams EPA on Dispersants: "Gave Me Heartburn"

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Georgianne Nienaber

Jackson looked worse than an oiled pelican in Barataria Bay as she tried to extricate herself from Mikulski's sticky questions. The Senator from Maryland demanded to know why Jackson did not know the extent of her authority as head of the EPA.

EPA, Coast Guard, and BP PR Tied to Airborne Corexit Denials

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Georgianne Nienaber

If Unified Command is suggesting that oil spill responders might want to reconsider using respirators, why have we been told by the EPA, at a press conference, that there are no dispersants in the air?