Daily Archives: May 3, 2010

Gloom Lifts a Tad in Deepwater Horizon Oil Slick Zone

by Glynn Wilson THE BP DEEPWATER HORIZON OIL SLICK ZONE – It has been a gloomy few days since we started hearing last Thursday and Friday about the worst environmental disaster in American history, descending upon us like a giant cloud of doom, different from any hurricane. The sun came out down here on Monday,…

Who's to Blame for BP's Oil Spill?

Let’s Blame Dick Cheney ALEX PAREENE The Gulf of Mexico oil spill could end up being the worst American man-made environmental catastrophe of this generation. With the oil still spilling and investigations into the causes yet to come, it’s too early to neatly assign blame to any one person. But for now, let’s hold Dick…

Labor Department Ramps Up Worker Safety for Oil Spill Cleanup

Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health Dr. David Michaels was in Louisiana today with a team of experienced hazardous materials professionals leading an effort to ensure that oil spill cleanup workers receive necessary protections from the hazards of this work. Eleven workers died last week when BP’s Deepwater Horizon oil well blew…

Waterkeeper Alliance Demands Containment of BP Oil Spill

Environmental Group Urges More Transparency, Oversight Waterkeeper Alliance, the global environmental organization, today called on the federal government to contain the massive Deepwater Horizon oil spill that threatens to destroy the economy and ecosystems of the Gulf Coast. The group and its member organizations on the Gulf demand transparency in the handling of the spill,…

Along Alabama's Gulf Coast, Anticipation Grows

BP’s Deepwater Horizon Oil Slick Will Have Devastating Consequences A John Wathen Video No only will the entire Gulf ecosystem be impacted, threatening wildlife and vegitation. The economic and human impact will be catastrophic.