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Mass Die-Off Of Dolphins Directly Linked To Deepwater Horizon Spill
Talkin' 'Bout My Generation
17-year-old high school senior in New York
We as a nation need to think, act, and live smarter. If we don't, all that we have worked hard for over the past 236 years could be lost forever.
Oil and Herring Don't Mix
Author and host, 'Saving the Ocean' on PBS
When the Exxon Valdez ran aground in Alaska's Prince William Sound, it unleashed a regional catastrophe whose effects continue to play out these two decades later. One such apparent effect was the subsequent collapse of the region's herring.
Is the White House Ready for a Cuban Deep Water Drilling Disaster?
Anya Landau French
Director, US-Cuba Policy Initiative - New America Foundation a...
Less than three months before deep-water drilling begins in Cuban waters, neither Congress nor the administration have taken the necessary steps to help prevent or respond to another disaster.
BP's "Missing Oil" Washes up in St. Mary's Parish, LA
Author, 'Black Tide: the Devastating Impact of the Gulf Oil Sp...
The good news is that the cap is holding. The bad news is that, with the well no longer gushing, the oil is out of sight and out of mind and BP is pulling up boom and pulling back workers and the rest of the clean-up apparatus all across the Gulf.
The Corporate Courts: Fifth Circuit Judges Are Marinating in Oil
President, Alliance for Justice and Alliance for Justice Actio...
There are many oil-drenched casualties of the tragedy in the Gulf. It would be a shame if the integrity of the judicial system was one, as well.
Gulf Oil Spill May Eclipse Exxon Valdez
Pressure Prods Feds to Loosen Regulations, Aiding Oil Spill Cleanup
Talk Show Host, Former Congressman, Washington Times writer
Pressure from Senator George LeMieux has paid off with an emergency federal rule to permit more oil cleanup vessels to leave their posts elsewhere along America's coastline and finally head to the Gulf of Mexico to provide help.
BP: Come for the Gulf Disaster, Stay for the Great Lakes Pollution
Executive Director, Verified Voting
British Petroleum didn't just fall out of the sky one day and decide to start polluting the Gulf of Mexico. Oh no, they've been at this a while and their exploits are not confined to destroying important ocean ecosystems with risky, unsafe technology.
The Oil Spill and the Republicans -- Part II
Political Organizer, Strategist, Author; Partner Democracy Par...
Republican fealty to the oil barons goes back decades, but it took Congressman Joe Barton to say out loud the secret that everyone else in the GOP fraternity knows very well -- that the Republicans are a party of, by and for Big Oil.
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American Wind Turbines Sound Like Freedom
Leo W. Gerard
International President, United Steelworkers
Controlled Oil Spill Burn: Massive Fire Blazing in Gulf (VIDEO)
When ignited, the boom transformed the oil into a roaring mass of flames as high as 150 feet and a column of smoke of biblical proportions.
BP Wildlife Fund Details Remain Vague, Well's Minority Owner Not Yet Committed To Plan
Sciencey Sun Venerator + Political Cartoons
That's right, actually getting a solid estimate of the amount of poison that is currently geysering into the waters of the Gulf is not desirable, or even really that important.
Mike Brown Is a Heck of a Conspiracy Theorist
Doctoral Candidate and Instructor of American History
Nearly five years on from Katrina, Mike Brown is still doing a "heck of a job." Just ask him.
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