Brock said the feds weren't misled and knew the flow rate could be over 15,000 barrels per day before the top-kill procedure
It seems that Steve Chu, the Nobel Prizing-winning Secretary of Energy and his staff of advisors have been exercising what I consider to be questionable risk management with regard to the BP oil gusher.
Reporting from Houma, La. Engineers have succeeded in stopping the flow of oil and gas into the Gulf of Mexico from a gushing
View the Greenpeace Oil Spill News Page here. Greenpeace scientists and volunteers have been in the Gulf since week one collecting
BP released another instructional video that sort of explains what they are planning; leaving out key how's and why's and throwing in just enough oil speak so as to be distracting from the otherwise good illustration.
We're absolutely, resolutely, and irrefutably addicted to oil, but not in the way that you might think. I'm talking about the ubiquitous presence of plastic in our lives every day.
The damage to our environment, our economy, millions of lives, and our national confidence is done. But there are steps we can take to prevent this from happening again. Here are a few:
by Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger Consider, for instance, Forrest Whittaker's report in The Texas Observer about
But before the announcement, BP and government officials created the impression that the effort was working, reports The
For an explanation of this in terms the layman can understand (along with an interesting visual aid), we turn to Bill Nye
In a handwritten statement to the Coast Guard obtained by the AP, Transocean rig worker Truitt Crawford said: "I overheard
In fact, Obama should be charging BP and his own scientists and agencies to come up with better ways to concentrate the oil