Posts Tagged: Gulf of Mexico

Deepwater Horizon Fire

BP Back in the Gulf »

A year and a half since BP’s Deepwater Horizon rig exploded, the government gives the oil company the okay to head back into Gulf waters.

We Can’t Make This Stuff Up »

While thousands joined “Hands” in opposition to offshore drilling this weekend, another kind of gathering was taking place in the Sunshine State. On the agenda? Drilling off Florida’s coasts.

BREAKING: Chemicals Used in Gulf Makes Oil Spills Worse »

The bad news isn’t over for the Gulf. The preliminary findings of two new studies show that the nearly two million gallons of toxic dispersants applied to the more than 200 million gallons of oil that gushed from the Deepwater Horizon rig may have been more damaging to the ecosystem as a whole than the oil alone.