Over the previous four months, my colleagues have documented nature collapsing under the sea and on land in Australia from rising temperatures.
If the number spilled is only 3.1 million, as BP asserts, the maximum fine would be much lower at around $13 billion. By
At the time, officials with the North Slope Borough and other local organizations hailed the idea as innovative, saying it
Gulf residents will have another shot at getting spill-related, medical claims paid following a proposed settlement between BP and plaintiffs, announced in early March.
Just three days after the U.S. Coast Guard admiral in charge of the BP oil spill cleanup declared little recoverable surface
All the right rich people want the Gulf squared in their rearview mirrors. The oil companies want to drill, and many politicians want the oil companies to stay happy so they can secure their donations come election time.
Instead of too big to fail, BP is too bad to fail. We cannot set in motion the laws that would ruin it because in doing so they may not have the resources to make good on the damages.
For all the godification in our culture, you'd think there'd be more examples of folks in high places leading peace-loving, selfless, humble, pious lives. And maybe they kinda are. Take the environmentally conscious BP.
READ ABOUT THE HEARTBREAKING PLIGHT OF THE GULF'S SEA TURTLES. "The idea is to understand why is the oil where it is," Leifer
As with children, grievous mistakes must have the appropriate and serious consequences. In this case, BP shouldn't be allowed to leave its room