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Gulf Oil Wells Have Been Leaking Since 2004 Hurricane
Environment  (tags: energy, environment, environmental impact, Gulf Oil Spill, media, news, NOAA, Taylor Energy Company )

- 2227 days ago -
Oil has been gushing from a group of wells south of New Orleans since a platform at the site was wiped out by Hurricane Ivan in 2004, and it appears that nothing is being done to staunch or control the leaking.
Majority of Blame for Gulf Oil Spill Lies With BP, Two US Agencies Find
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, Gulf Oil spill, BP, bad business, pollution, humans, healthconditions, government, green, ecosystems, conservation )

- 2860 days ago -
The US agencies' exhaustive report on the Gulf oil spill said complacency and cost-cutting led BP to make a series of decisions that complicated operations and added risk before the rig exploded.
Launching Gulf Future Action Plan
Environment  (tags: Gulf oil spill, plan, environment )

- 2997 days ago -
Last month, 119 people representing 53 organizations came together to create a plan of action for how the Gulf Coast would recover from the impacts of the BP oil drilling disaster. Meeting for three days in Weeks Bay, Alabama, they emerged with Gulf ...
A Year After Gulf Oil Spill, New Report Tallies Full Cost of Wildlife Disaster
Environment  (tags: gulf oil spill, devastation, destruction, wildlife, reports, studies, tragedy, wildlife, environment )

- 3014 days ago -
As the one-year anniversary of the Gulf of Mexico oil-spill disaster approaches, the Center for Biological Diversity today released a report tallying the full impacts of the disaster on the region's birds, sea turtles, dolphins and other wildlife.
Louisiana Fish Deaths Raise Oil Spill Questions
Environment  (tags: gulf oil spill, oil spill, destruction, ecosystems, energy, government, pollution )

- 3224 days ago -
Officials in Louisiana's Plaquemines Parish have called for an investigation after finding hundreds of thousands of dead fish near the Mississippi River.The Plaquemines Parish Inland Waterways Strike Force claims oil was spotted in pictures
Gulf Oil Spill: After It Hit Beaches, Where Did It Go?
Environment  (tags: deepwater horizon, gulf oil spill, oil spill, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, pollution )

- 3224 days ago -
On a morning stroll down the serene beaches of Grand Isle State Park, a visitor can watch as waves quietly lap the shore, birds sail overhead, a porpoise pokes above the water.
The Day the Gulf Died (Part I of II) - National International Trade
Environment  (tags: gulf oil spill, oil spill, fish die, destruction, ecosystems, energy, endangered, oceans )

- 3224 days ago -
The Gulf of Mexico looks like a serene paradise on any giving day. Pristine white beaches are being kissed daily by clear blue waters as far as the eye can see. The smell in the air brings back memories for the local residents of their childhood and forti
That Sinking Feeling Along the U.S. Gulf Coast
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, Gulf oil spill, wetlands, ecosystems, wildlife, pollution, habitat )

- 3259 days ago -
Because the Mississippi River has been channeled to control flooding, coastal wetlands have been starved of sediment. Without fresh sediment coming down the river, wetlands can't keep up with erosion and protective marshes can turn into open water. Subsid
How Oil-Damaged Marsh Grasses Recover Could Affect Gulf's Rebound
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, Gulf oil spill, nature, wildlife, oceans )

- 3275 days ago -
In the next act of the drama of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, two of the most important heroes don't look like heroes. They are just thin green stalks, sticking out of grass too wet to stand on.
Tropical Storm Bonnie Could Hit Oil Spill Site Over Weekend
Environment  (tags: weather, oceans, Gulf oil spill, environment, ecosystems, destruction, habitat )

- 3279 days ago -
Tropical Storm Bonnie is expected to pass the southern tip of Florida on Friday afternoon before making landfall Sunday between New Orleans and southeastern Texas.
BP Capped Well Holding as Waiting Period Ticks By
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, Gulf oil spill, GoodNews )

- 3285 days ago -
BP said its capped-off well appeared to be holding steady Friday as a white-knuckle waiting period ticked by with engineers watching pressure gauges for signs of a leak
Gulf Oil Spill: No Oil Gushing From Well for the First Time Since April
Environment  (tags: environment, GoodNews, ecosystems, Gulf oil spill, Gulf oil spill cleanup, humans, pollution )

- 3286 days ago -
For the first time in months, no oil is flowing into the Gulf of Mexico from BP's troubled well.
Millions of Birds Set to Fly Into Gulf Oil Mess
Environment  (tags: environment, animals, pollution, Gulf oil spill, wildlife, protection, destruction, endangered, ecosystems, habitatdestruction, habitat )

- 3300 days ago -
They won't be safe on their fall passage, says an Audubon official.
Gulf Spill Galvanises Activist Community
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, humans, Gulf oil spill, activists, nature )

- 3301 days ago -
With the U.S .government and oil giant British Petroleum under fire for their handling of the more than two-month-old Gulf Coast oil spill disaster, environmental and community activists across the country are taking matters into their own hands.
Facebook Says It Disabled "Boycott BP" Page in Error
Environment  (tags: climate, environment, energy, gulf oil spill, Climate-Energy Bill )

- 3302 days ago -
Facebook is embroiled in another controversy after the popular social networking site on Monday temporarily disabled a page that calls for a boycott of oil giant BP. FB officials said Tuesday the site was removed in error through a technological glitch

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