Gulf oil spill

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Study: BP Oil Spill Can Cause Lasting Damage to Fish

As a self-proclaimed connoisseur of New Orleans cuisine, my 5th thought after last year’s BP oil spill gulf disaster (after “good lord, haven’t…
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BP Oil Spill: How to Make an Environmental Disaster Disappear

Think of an unspoken race with family, friends, and colleagues to be the “first to know” about everything. Subscribe to TweetDeck and a…

BP Denies Gulf Coast Residents Access to Annual Shareholders Meeting

Just days after BP published their recalcitrant 2010 Sustainability Report, saying how eager they were to win back the public’s trust; they denied…
OPFLEX offers way to clean and recycle oil from Gulf spill

Gulf Oil Cleanup Highlights Competition in Waste Market

The transition of the global economy to renewable energy is the big story of the day, but there is another, related transition that…

Largest Study Begins on Impact of Oil Spill on Human Health

The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences has just kicked off what is believed to be the largest study ever conducted on the…
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BP, Putting Oil Spill Behind It, Reports 4th Quarter Profit: But is That The End of the Story?

Hard to believe how quickly we forget. The BP Gulf Oil spill that was presumed to be the fossil fuel industry’s Chernobyl is…
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Evidence Mounts of Continued Harm from the Gulf Spill

Marine toxicologist Riki Ott has been tracking a significant outbreak of medical problems among people who have been in contact with the Gulf…
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Kevin Costner Looking to Norway for His Oil Separation Technology

Kevin Costner's company, Ocean Therapy Solutions (OCT), pursued BP during the Gulf crisis, with the claim that its machines can separate 200 gallons…
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Investors Demand Oil Companies Improve Disaster Response Plans

The oil industry has been under heavy scrutiny over the past few months thanks to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.  Criticized for…
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Tony Hayward: Lessons in Leadership and Accountability

Few of us would have ever heard of Hayward had the Deepwater Horizon rig had not exploded in April, gushing thousands of barrels…
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Is the Gulf Oil Spill (Almost) a Tragedy of the Commons?

The environmental writer Andy Mannle suggests that thanks to the BP oil spill, we are enduring another painful economic lesson called the tragedy…

Want $10 Million? X Prize Foundation Announces Prize for Gulf Oil Spill Solution

While politicians in Washington, DC and beyond cast blame for who is responsible for the Deepwater Horizon disaster, government agencies and businesses are…

Gulf Oil Spill By the Numbers

By the time the leak is expected to be stopped, the total amount of oil discharged will be approaching 2 million barrels or…

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.

Hay: A Common-Sense Solution to BP Oil Clean-Up?

Two men from Florida, with a strong desire to protect the coastline they love, have come up with a common-sense solution to clean-up…