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Navy Investigating Possible Fuel Leak In Hawaii

AP | OSKAR GARCIA | Posted 03.18.2014 | Green

HONOLULU (AP) — Navy officials say they're investigating a possible fuel leak in a tank at an underground facility built in Hawaii in the 1940s. Na...

Will Shell Get Anything Right in Its Bid for Arctic Drilling?

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 03.26.2013 | Green
Carol Pierson Holding

How can Shell continue to claim victory in the face of such appalling failures? As Shell continues to pile insult on injury, our outrage grows.

Louisiana Oil Geyser: 20-Foot Oil Plume Shooting Up After Hit By Tugboat | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS - (AP) Oil is spewing from a damaged well north of a bay where officials have been fighting the spill from the BP disaster in the Gulf of ...

While We Wait: Deepwater Photos and Video from Sunday Flyover

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Karen Dalton-Beninato Producer Dwayne Fatheree has posted a new gallery of photos and video from his Deepwater Horizon site flyover yesterday. He writes t...

For US, Ongoing Battle Against Changing Oil 'Blob'

AP | PAULINE ARRILLAGA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

HOUMA, La. — Inside a sprawling command post in southern Louisiana, The Blob is everywhere. It stains the many maps tacked to white walls. Comp...

The Oil Spill's Impact

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Marian Wright Edelman

When Hurricane Katrina hit, it opened people's eyes to a side of race and poverty in our nation that is often hidden. There's no single signature picture of child and family suffering from the BP oil crisis this time around. But the need for help is overwhelming.

Gulf Oil Spill May Eclipse Exxon Valdez

CAIN BURDEAU and HOLBROOK MOHR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

VENICE, La. (AP) -- An oil spill that threatened to eclipse even the Exxon Valdez disaster spread out of control with a faint sheen washing ashore alo...

The Gulf Coast Oil Spill: An Ecological Disaster Years in the Making

Janet Ritz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Janet Ritz

The BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill has now reached the Gulf Coast and will likely eclipse the Exxon Valdez disaster in its impact on the ecology of th...

Halliburton May Be Culprit In Oil Rig Explosion

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

This story has been updated Giant oil-services provider Halliburton may be a primary suspect in the investigation into the oil rig explosion that has...

The Cost of Offshore Drilling: Photos You Haven't Seen

Philip Radford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Philip Radford

This is why the President's offshore drilling proposal needs to be taken off the table now. 2010-04-29-greenpeaceoilspill.jpg

Louisiana Oil Spill Gets Worse: New Leak Increases Estimated Spill By Five Times

AP | CAIN BURDEAU and HOLBROOK MOHR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

VENICE, La. — An oil spill that threatened to eclipse even the Exxon Valdez disaster spread out of control with a faint sheen washing ashore alo...

Shen Neng 1, Chinese Ship On Great Barrier Reef, Has Punctured Fuel Tank

The New York Times | KEITH BRADSHER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

HONG KONG -- A Chinese coal freighter aground on the Great Barrier Reef has at least one punctured fuel tank, prompting a delicate effort to transfer ...


Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (Associated Press) - A containment cap was capturing more and more of the crude pouring from a damaged oil well in the Gulf of Mexico, but...

Sam Stein

BP Director On The Defensive: 'Cutting Corners' Is Not The Way We Do Business (VIDEO) | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BP Managing Director Bob Dudley insisted on Sunday that his company did not "cut-corners" in its operations in the Gulf, despite increasingly clear in...

Gulf Oil Spill: Two More Days Before BP Knows If Mud Stops Leak

AP | BEN NUCKOLS and GREG BLUESTEIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

ROBERT, La. — The hypnotic video of mud, gas and oil billowing from the seafloor has become an Internet sensation as Americans watch to see whet...

Mr. President: Now Is the Time For Clean Energy

Robert Redford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Robert Redford

2010-05-19-Robert_redford_clean_energy.jpg I am glad that President Obama announced that he would appoint an independent commission to look at the causes of the blow out. But it is not enough.