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BP Sued Over Endangered Species Harm But Will Anyone Collect?

Experience shows that collecting damages from a company of this size is easier said than done.

The Best Suggestions So Far for Gulf Oil Cleanup

As Bill Nye, the Science Guy debunks a number of recommendations on how to respond to the oil spill, sent in by ordinary…
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Oil Cleanup Cure May Be Worse Than Disease

By Melinda Burns, reprinted with permission from Miller-McCune Irving Mendelssohn, a Louisiana wetland ecologist, knows what won’t work if and when the oil…
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What Will the Economic Impact of the Deepwater Horizon Spill Be?

By Ali Chase for the NRDC As the country watches the oil slick licking the Gulf’s shores in horror, residents are looking at…

Salazar Separates Church and State in Interior Dept.

Amidst Senate hearing and other investigations into the causes and guilty parties linked to last month’s Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion and subsequent…
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The Two Faces of BP

Here was a very large company, in the process of re-imagining itself as Beyond Petroleum that had looked unblinkingly into the future, and…

Will Deepwater Disaster Stem Drilling? No Chance, Says Expert

In the wake of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill—wait, can we call it a gush? spill is too polite—Obama put a moratorium on…