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The Oil Industry Is Back for More

Regan Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Regan Nelson

It is staggering how quickly the oil industry has abandoned its earnest self-reflection and returned to expanding offshore drilling, even before new safety reforms are fully implemented.

Oil Found, Anger Fueled, Action for Sure

Regan Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Regan Nelson

As I sat in a boat in the Gulf, surrounded on all sides by oil-tainted seas, the shear scale of the underwater oil leak hit me. At first I was heartbroken, but then I got mad. How could we have allowed this to happen?

NRDC Calls for a Time-Out on New Offshore Drilling Activities

Sarah Chasis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sarah Chasis

We believe that, in light of this recent tragedy, there should be a time-out on any action to proceed with new offshore drilling until there has been a full and independent investigation of the causes of this blowout.

Louisiana local official says Kevin Costner will fight Gulf gusher

Jessica Lass | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jessica Lass

My last day in Venice – just hours before heading to the airport after a week and a half on ground zero of the Gulf oil rig disaster – I s...

Clean Energy Bill Released: Now It's Time for Leadership

Frances Beinecke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Frances Beinecke

Sens. Kerry and Lieberman have done a remarkable job of building the foundation for clean energy and climate action. But to realize the promise of the bill, we need leadership from the top.

Flying Over the Oil Spill, Hearing About the Response Effort

Frances Beinecke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Frances Beinecke

Yesterday I arrived in New Orleans to see firsthand the impacts of the still-uncontrolled, still flowing oil spill from Deepwater Horizon. The first impression I got is that the coast of Louisiana is the work horse for the oil and gas industry.