Texas, and now Louisiana, are reeling from the devastation of Hurricane Harvey, but in the wake of this disaster, hope remains that we can prevent future catastrophic storms like this.
Posts Tagged: Gulf of Mexico
Three years after the Deepwater Horizon disaster that coated the Gulf in millions of gallons of oil, ecosystems on land and at sea are still feeling the effects. Now, with new funds available for restoration, the question becomes: where to start?
It’s still too early to understand most of the damages from BP’s Deepwater Horizon oil disaster, but what we already know is unsettling enough. Hear more from Defenders’ chief scientist Chris Haney.
Ignoring the lessons of the BP Gulf oil disaster, the Obama administration plans to go forward with the sale of over 18 million acres in the Gulf of Mexico for oil and gas drilling. Today, Defenders and other groups joined to challenge this potentially disastrous move.
America’s Gulf Coast is pulling a disappearing act, but by taking action we may be able to reverse this alarming trend.