BUSINESS
08/23/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Why the BP Spill Won't Affect Renewable Energy

Yesterday a federal judge in New Orleans blocked the moratorium on deepwater drilling imposed by the Obama administration after the BP (BP) Gulf spill. This will surely not please many Americans who have been using the BP disaster to strengthen the argument that renewable energy is the answer.Visually the spill couldn’t look any worse. The website ifitwasmyhome.com shows what the spill would look like in other areas.Here’s the actual footprint of the spill in the Gulf:Here’s what it would look like in Los Angeles:Chicago:And the New York Metro area:Not a pretty sight to be sure. The spill has prompted ...

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