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Oil Dispersants

Scientists Discover The Agent Used In Gulf Spill Cleanup Is Destroying Marine Life

Posted 04.25.2013 | Green

From TakePart's David Kirby: Three years ago, when BP’s Deepwater Horizon began leaking some 210 million gallons of Louisiana Crude into the Gulf...

Power Shift; Where Youth Fights for Our Future

Rocky Kistner | Posted 06.17.2011 | Green
Rocky Kistner

After the Deepwater Horizon exploded a year ago, Andre Gaines jumped at the opportunity to work on the cleanup when BP contractors came calling in his small town. But, soon after, things started to seem unusual.

EPA Chief Calls for More Authority Over Oil Dispersants

nytimes.com | ELANA SCHOR of Greenwire | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

U.S. EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson today urged Congress to take up legislation strengthening her agency's authority over oil dispersants in the wake ...

Hey EPA, How Are Those Dispersant Tests Going

Mother Jones | — Josh Harkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

During a conference call with reporters on May 24, EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson, fielding questions about the use of toxic dispersants to break up t...

Arianna Discusses Ground Zero Islamic Center, Oil Spill Cleanup On Morning Joe (VIDEO)

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Huff TV

Arianna Huffington joined the crew of Morning Joe this morning to participate in a variety of discussions, including a debate over the Islamic center ...

Dan Froomkin

Limited Test Finds Dispersant Not Adding Toxicity To Oil, But Questions Remain

HuffingtonPost.com | Dan Froomkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The combination of oil and dispersants is no more toxic to sea life than oil alone, the Environmental Protection Agency announced Monday after conduct...

Government Approves "Unprecedented" Deep-Sea Dispersants

AP | JASON DEAREN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS — Federal regulators have approved the use of a technique to fight the ballooning oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico by shooting chemic...

Oil Spill Clean Up: 150,000 Gallons Of Dispersant Dropped On Oil Slick

AP | RAY HENRY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

ROBERT, La. — An executive with BP PLC says the good weather in the Gulf of Mexico is continuing to help crews clean up the oil and that more th...

It's Hair Raising: We Want to Stop the Spill

Nancy Chuda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Nancy Chuda

We are cut out when it comes to our voices and opinions concerning the BP oil spill. We are cut off from the people who are vying to find solutions. However, there is a natural and safe oil spill clean-up alternative.