iOS app Android app

Oil Spill Recovery

Now Is the Time to Invest in Restoring the Health of the Gulf of Mexico

Vikki N. Spruill | Posted 02.06.2012 | Green
Vikki N. Spruill

It took just 89 days for that well to spew over 4 million barrels of oil, but it will take much longer for us to fully understand the impact of this disaster -- and longer still to rebuild a healthy and prosperous Gulf of Mexico.

It's Time We Take the Pulse of the Gulf

Vikki N. Spruill | Posted 09.18.2011 | Green
Vikki N. Spruill

We cannot continue to let the Gulf suffer. Pillars of the regional economy -- tourism, energy, recreational fishing and the seafood industry -- cannot prosper without the natural resources that support them.

Oil Spill Claims Based On Assumption That Gulf Will Recover In 3 Years

AP | HARRY R. WEBER and BRIAN SKOLOFF | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS — The administrator of the $20 billion compensation fund for Gulf oil spill victims is not independent from BP and must stop telling...

Jason Linkins

Optimistic Talk On Gulf Spill, But Oil Remains A Problem

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Back in late July, after a summer of struggle, the underwater oil spill caused by the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Rig was finally capped. And then, something wonderful and miraculous happened! The media started remarking that all of the millions of gallons of oil that poured into the Gulf of Mexico just disappeared! Raptured up into Oil Heaven, even! Except: not. But that's not stopped the administration from taking the line that the oil's disappearance is unalloyed good news, and that it's safe for the bon temps to roulez once more.

Gulf Coast Clergy Meet To Address Spiritual Effects Of Oil Spill (VIDEO)

Odyssey Networks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

Oil has stopped spilling from the remains of the Deepwater Horizon rig, which suffered a blowout, burned and collapsed between April 20 and 22. Howev...

Gulf Coast Priest: 'We Have To Change Our Values' (VIDEO)

Odyssey Networks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

Oil has stopped spilling from the remains of the Deepwater Horizon rig, which suffered a blowout, burned and collapsed between April 20 and 22. How...

Attention Must Be Paid: The Gulf Oil Spill Is Not Over

Rev. Jennifer Kottler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. Jennifer Kottler

The minute the spotlight leaves, so will the pressure on BP to make things right for the people and the environment that were destroyed. Attention must be paid.

Dan Froomkin

Seeing The Gulf Half Full: Administration Overly Optimistic About Fate of Spilled Oil

HuffingtonPost.com | Dan Froomkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The Obama administration on Wednesday delivered an upbeat verdict on the fate of the estimated 4.9 million barrels of oil that spewed out of BP's blow...

Pondering Faith, Oil And Our Responsibility To The Earth (VIDEO)

Odyssey Networks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

For the moment, oil has stopped spilling from the remains of the Deepwater Horizon rig, which suffered a blowout, burned and collapsed between April 2...

BP's "Get it Right" Rites

Bob Franken | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bob Franken

Note to BP: Get rid of those ads, and probably the CEO. Both are looking so ludicrous they've become laughingstocks. The money can be put to much better use than smarmy PR.

Dan Froomkin

Gulf Oil Spill: Federal Estimates Again Eclipsed By Reality

HuffingtonPost.com | Dan Froomkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Video from the sea floor has once again exposed as ludicrous the federal estimates of how much oil is poisoning the Gulf of Mexico. That video shows t...