Gulf Oil Spill
The changes are estimated to save the oil industry $824 million over the next decade.
The largely invisible impacts of long-term fossil fuel extraction were beginning to surface.
Former Florida Lt. Gov. Jeff Kottkamp, who is now a lobbyist for the oil industry, has said that "tar balls are naturally occurring."
Now the Republican is trying to burnish his green cred before running for Senate. But he has a history of bait-and-switch.
Louie Gohmert of Texas claims he drove along the Gulf Coast looking for oil after Deepwater Horizon exploded but found only "a drop or two here and there.”
One of the reports also sheds light on the effect on herring of a 1989 spill in Alaska.
The study findings come amid the seventh anniversary of the largest maritime oil spill.
Workplace deaths are often called accidents, but they are rarely “accidental” – a matter of chance or bad luck. For the most
America's first offshore project was christened a year before the BP oil rig blowout. And now comes the disaster movie, too.
The Deepwater Horizon movie, out this week, takes us back to the spring of 2010, when a horrific, deadly explosion was followed
The fantasy film, which cost about $110 million to make, opened to $28.5 million.
On April 20, 2010, 41 miles southeast of the Louisiana Coast, the worst oil disaster in U.S. history struck. It was a human
But I am especially concerned about the possibility of disaster in one of our most fragile habitats - the U.S. Arctic. In
Deepwater Horizon is painful to sit through as it is a miracle that anyone survived this horror . Kurt Russell and Mark Wahlberg carry this film, but of course it is the history of this disaster that tragically makes the action spine -tingling because this a true story.